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Article 08-23-2015
How does CNY devaluation influence worldwide trade in loose diamonds and diamond prices?

Yuan devaluation influences diamond pricesThe loose diamond industry is operating worldwide which makes it logical that some countries push it more than others. Now there has been a sudden depreciation of the Chinese Yuan, which results in the looming of the U.S. interest rate, what does this mean for the diamond prices? Last week the Zhou's People bank of China allowed the CNY to depreciate by about 3.5% ... Continue Reading.

Article 08-19-2015
Celebrities love Emerald Cut Diamond Rings, why?

Emerald cut diamond ringsMany celebrities are sealing their love with an emerald cut diamond rings, so why this fancy cut diamond? A fancy cut diamond is every cut that is not round brilliant cut. Maybe it is only us but almost every day we are amazed by the beautiful sparkling engagement rings that are given to the loved ones. Now it looks like the celebrities are loving the engagement cut diamond rings more than ... Continue Reading.

Article 08-12-2015
GIA launches digital diamond grading reports for 0.15ct- 0.29ct colorless diamonds

GIA Diamond Grading Digital ReportStarting from August 9 2015 the GIA (Gemological Institute of America) began to offer lower carat starting from 0.15ct to 0.29ct a digital diamond grading report. This new GIA certification is not available in all countries at the moment those will offer this new service in the future. The countries where the new digital diamond grading report is active is ... Continue Reading.

Article 08-07-2015
A proposal with stunning diamond engagement ring and more in Hong Kong reached 400.000 HKD

Proposal stunning engagement ringHong Kong is a very dynamic place in the world with an impressive skyline where a diamond engagement ring proposal of 400.000 HKD makes the image of the city complete. However, not only the engagement ring was a stunning eye-catcher, the helicopter with large banner stating “I love you! Stephanie BB, will you marry me?” did a very good job to impress us and most of all the lucky lady. ... Continue Reading.

Article 08-05-2015
Stunning 100 carat emerald cut diamond ring was sold for 22 million at Sotheby’s auction

200 carat uncut diamondLast Tuesday in New York a stunning 100 carat emerald cut ring was sold for more than 22 million USD at the Sotheby’s auction. The fancy cut diamond ring was the highlight of the Sotheby’s auction. The diamond ring was sold for an amount so high that the diamond ring set a new record for jewelry auction ... Continue Reading.

Article 07-30-2015
Are 1 carat diamond rings out of trends?
Diamond Registry experts share their new findings

1 carat diamond ringLovely proposals from couples with a sparkling diamond engagement ring which can be a 1 carat diamond ring or up to 10 carat diamond ring is always a very happy happening all over the world. Even when diamonds have become the symbol of infinite love and most engagement rings are with diamonds the diamond prices are often an obstacle.... Continue Reading.

Article 07-22-2015
More people have a hard time finding out which engagement ring fits them

Which engagement ring fitsWhat are the typical diamond shapes & ring settings? Because in the market there are plenty of engagement rings, the question while searching for the right engagement ring that fits you can be even more challenging. By knowing the typical diamond ring settings, diamond shapes, diamond size and color in mind it may get a bit easier... Continue Reading.

Article 07-14-2015
Do’s and Don’ts when picking out your engagement ring

Do and don't for picking your  engagement ringBuying an engagement ring is a very important and happy moment and marks a new milestone in your life. This makes the decision which diamond ring to get all the more difficult.Which diamond ring setting would you choose not even mentioning the 4Cs! ... Continue Reading.

Article 07-07-2015
Find out the 5 diamond cuts that are trending, engagement rings of 2015

5 trendy cuts for engagement ringsFancy shaped diamonds such as princess cut or cushion cut are taking over the engagement rings.Are you looking around for engagement rings and you don't know where to start? Let us help you by informing you about new trends that came out regarding the 5 trending diamond cuts for engagement rings this 2015. Continue Reading.

Article 06-29-2015
Statistics show more women are buying their own diamonds

Women buying their own diamondsBuying diamond jewelry for themselves for fun or investment is getting more common, find out more. In the household today, who really buys the diamonds? Surprisingly for some, it is the women who are buying the diamond jewelry at the moment... Continue Reading.

Article 06-22-2015
Very rare Argyle pink diamond first time publicly up for sale

Argyle Pink diamond for saleThis pink colored diamond belongs to the best pink diamonds of the industry. In the diamond industry pink diamonds are very desired, often set in diamond rings or diamond necklaces. Each year there are pink colored diamonds sold from a very specific mine but it is quite hard to purchase this colored diamond since it goes through a very private tender process... Continue Reading.

Article 06-17-2015
Extravagant diamond rings are gaining popularity

120 carat necklace with red rubies and colorless diamondsUnusual diamond engagement rings are the new modern ring to be. Every individual has its own taste when it comes to diamond rings. Some would prefer a diamond engagement ring that comes with a solitaire setting, high prong, halo setting... Continue Reading.

Article 06-15-2015
Top jewelry trends with certified diamonds seen this year

120 carat necklace with red rubies and colorless diamondsOutstanding diamond jewelry pieces with certified diamonds is seen this year. This year the diamond jewelry looks are just as strong in uniqueness, or maybe stronger than 2014. Some say most of the diamond jewelry is becoming one of a kind jewelry. Continue Reading.

Last Article 06-12-2015
New record for Christie’s diamond jewelry auction in Asia

120 carat necklace with red rubies and colorless diamondsLast Tuesday June 2 Christie’s Hong Kong magnificent jewelry sale sold many impressive diamond jewelry pieces. The auction that was held in Asia set a new record for three pieces of jewelry of which one was a breathtaking necklace mixed with colorless diamonds and red rubies. Continue Reading.

Article 06-09-2015
Find out more about the 3 most popular Irish engagement ring styles

3 most popular Irish engagement ring stylesAre you looking for an engagement ring with another kind of style? Maybe you'd like a bit of an Irish twist to your future engagement ring. The Irish engagement rings have a story behind every diamond ring... Continue Reading.

Article 05-29-2015
Large loose diamond weighing 76.07 carat mined in Russia

76.07 carat diamond octahedral shapeRecently the diamond industry gained another large loose diamond from the Russian mines. This loose diamond that has been found is 76.07 carat and is octahedral in shape. In addition, this large diamond is a colorless diamond instead of a colored diamond. Continue Reading.

Article 05-26-2015
Cannes 2015: the red carpet diamond jewelry review

Historic Pink DiamondEvery year glittering diamond rings, diamond necklaces, diamond earrings or diamond bracelets are worn at Cannes Film Festival. We will be reviewing the most eye-caching diamond jewelry until now... Continue Reading.

Article 05-19-2015
Historic pink diamond sold for 15.9 million USD according to Sotheby’s

Historic Pink DiamondThe market for colored diamonds has never been so dynamic as now.At the auction that was held in Geneva, a historic pink diamond and ruby gemstone stole the show. Together with the rare and popular colored diamonds the auction set new world record... Continue Reading.

Article 05-15-2015
Royal brooch filled with diamonds is up for auction

Royal brooch diamondsThe diamond brooch that was given by the Spanish king Alfonso XII to his wife Maria Christina of Austria is up for auction next week in Geneva. It is one of the main highlights of the auction which contains more than 350 pieces of sparkling jewelry with diamonds and other gemstones. ... Continue Reading.

Article 05-07-2015
Rare pink diamonds at Sotheby’s auction Australia

Very Rare Pink Diamondthe auction on May 12 in Melbourne is attracting much attention since Sotheby’s is preparing to sell at least 2 pink diamonds. One pink diamond is a very fancy vivid diamond, which means that the color is very intense and you can see clearly the pink color is distributed well through the body of the diamond... Continue Reading.

Article 04-30-2015
Elegant diamond jewelry at White house correspondents’ dinner

Jewelry Diamond seen at the WHCALast Saturday night, many diamond jewelry was seen at the annual White House Correspondents Association Dinner (WHCA) at Washington Hilton.Many Hollywood celebrities were present, wearing colorless diamond jewelry you would love... Continue Reading.

Article 04-27-2015
All eyes on the flawless 100 carat diamond

Flawless 100 carat loose diamond priced $22 millionsCan you imagine a 100 carat diamond that is internally flawless? If not, we can tell you it exists and it was sold for more than 22 million US dollar including buyer’s premium last April 21 in New York. The so called “perfect” 100 carat emerald cut diamond is graded by the GIA as...
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Article 04-15-2015
Christie’s spring auction presents 80.73 carat cushion cut diamond

Flawless Loose diamondAfter the successful Sotheby’s auction on April 6, Christie’s is set to steal the spotlight with their upcoming auction featuring an 80.74 carat diamond coming April 14. In New York, Christie's is holding their spring auction with magnificent jewels and is projected to achieve a sales total of 40 million US dollar. Continue Reading.

Article 04-12-2015
One-of-a-kind diamond jewelry seen at BaselWorld 2015

Diamond jewelry Secret Garden Necklace filled with candy colored diamonds baseworld 2015Do we still remember jewelry and watches show of BaselWorld 2015? Well, we do remember and we want to share the top jewelry designs that were present at BaselWorld 2015 with you all. Let's start with a necklace that is so colorful that it is perfect to launch the spring of this year. Continue Reading.

Article 04-05-2015
Sotheby’s HK Spring Auction is lead by a 77.77 carat yellow diamond

77 carat diamondOne of the biggest auction houses Sotheby’s is holding an auction in the early spring time and leads it with a joyful yellow diamond. From all the diamonds that are on the auction this amazing energetic and joyful colored diamond is leading the Hong Kong spring auction. Continue Reading.

Article 04-01-2015
Trends and opportunities: Jewelry is main driver for diamond & gemstone industry

Loose diamond supply and demandRecently a new report announced insight trends and opportunities regarding the global diamond and gemstone market. It provides a good overview of rough diamond production and the diamond jewelry industry. The global diamond industry and gemstone market has made changes and obvious growth. Continue Reading.

Article 03-29-2015
Capture the reaction of your loved one with this special engagement ring box

Diamond engagement ring box video recordingOn social media you see more and more videos of proposals that are filmed by friends or photographers. To catch the expression of your loved one from the closest angle there is an engagement ring box fitted with a camera. Continue Reading.

Article 03-15-2015
New diamond jewelry trend for wedding rings

Caged wedding band a new diamond jewelry trendThanks to powerful and popular couples from Hollywood such as Natalie Portman and Carrie Underwood this trend called elaborately shaped wedding bands turned viral and is inspiring many brides-to-be around the globe. Continue Reading.

Article 28-02-2015
Statement diamond jewelry at 87th Academy awards 2015

40 carat diamond drop earrings of Rita OraLast Sunday we saw many stunning diamond jewelry at the 87th academy awards next to the amazing dresses and suits. Every year it is one of the most important award shows where diamond jewelry gets more outstanding and expensive. Continue Reading.

Article 25-02-2015
Sotheby’s to auction rare 100 carat emerald cut diamond

Rare 100 carat emerald cut diamondA perfect emerald cut diamond of a remarkable carat weight. Diamond jewelry auction house Sotheby’s recently unveiled an incredibly rare 100 carat emerald cut diamond to be featured in the April 2015 loose diamonds and diamond jewelry auction.. Continue Reading.

Article 18-02-2015
Lady Gaga flashes 8 carat diamond engagement ring

Laday Gaga 8 carat diamond negagement ringGreat news! Lady Gaga and Taylor Kinney are finally engaged. Gaga confirmed the good news with a beautiful photo of an 8 carat heart-shaped ring on her Instagram captioned: "He gave me his heart on Valentine's Day, and I said YES!". Continue Reading.

Article 11-02-2015
Top 8 most expensive diamond jewelry of previous Academy Awards

Jennifer Garner wearing a 200 carat diamond platinum necklaceThis year it will be the 87th Academy Awards, so we have already seen many impressive and expensive diamond jewelry at previous Academy Awards. While we are counting down the days, here’s a recap of the most expensive diamond jewelry ever seen on the red carpet of the Academy Awards. Continue Reading.

Article 05-02-2015
Sotheby’s diamond jewelry sales presents new records in 2014

Diamond Jewelry 2015 SAG red carpetThe famous jewelry and loose diamonds auction house Sotheby’s had a very good 2014 as they broke many records for auction houses. In 2014, Sotheby’s sold about 3900 diamond jewelry pieces of which 77 jewels were above.... Continue Reading.

Article 28-01-2015
Dazzling diamond jewelry at SAG Awards 2015

Diamond Jewelry 2015 SAG red carpetDiamond prices continue to increase for colored loose diOn January 25th 2015 many Hollywood celebrities wore their best diamond jewelry to steal the show on the red carpet. The SAG Awards of 2015 was amazingly filled with diamond jewelry, such as diamond necklaces, diamond earrings... Continue Reading.

Article 14-01-2015
Colored diamonds: the most concentrated form of wealth in the world

Pink colored diamond prices continue to increaseDiamond prices continue to increase for colored loose diamonds & diamond jewelry. Colored diamonds have been fetching high prices during diamond auctions for a very long time. However in recent years, diamond prices for colored diamonds have skyrocketed as the demand increases. To illustrate the tremendous increase... Continue Reading.

Article 14-01-2015
Diamond jewelry is leading luxury item at Golden Globes 2015

Some luxury diamond jewelry during the golden globes 2015Brilliant Diamond necklaces, diamond earrings and diamond rings are the stars on the red carpet. Last Sunday at the Golden Globes Awards, the Hollywood stars pleased many diamond lovers by wearing stunning diamond jewelry. Continue Reading.

Article 08-01-2015
China sees increase in loose diamonds purchased online

Online loose diamonds are more and more purchased by chinese consumersA new report has shown that China’s e-commerce market is expected to be larger than Japan, U.S. France, Germany and Brittan by 2020. This is especially good news for diamond shops selling loose diamonds and diamond jewelry online.... Continue Reading.

Article 05-01-2015
GIA to hold 7 week loose diamonds education program

GIA expert giving loose diamond education workshopThe GIA is the number one most authoritative source when it comes to diamond grading and jewelry appraisal. They will hold a 7 week diamond education program to share advice and wisdom from their research and education activities in the field of gemology.... Continue Reading.

Article 17-12-2014
Incredible 89 carat pear shaped diamond fetches $11 million at auction

Incredible 89 pear shaped diamond D color VVS1Following recent trends for diamond prices and sales during auctions, Christie’s diamond auction held on December 10 saw a number of large loose diamonds and diamond jewelry going under the hammer for high prices. The loose diamond that took the lead was the 89.23 carat pear shaped diamond D color VVS1... Continue Reading.

Article 15-12-2014
This holiday season’s diamond jewelry trends

Chocolate colored Diamond Jewelry Trend of ChristmasRecent findings through a consumer Diamond jewelry has always been one of the most popular presents for Christmas or other holiday seasons. Diamond jewelry can make the person feel special, loved and appreciated. And this is the feeling we want to give during the holiday seasons. To impress and empower... Continue Reading.

Article 09-12-2014
Consumer research reveals increasing interest in black diamond engagement rings

Gold engagement ring with a black diamondRecent findings through a consumer case study, has revealed trends in diamond buying and diamond jewelry amongst US consumers. A key insight interestingly revealed that a lot of people are open to experimenting with their diamond engagement rings... Continue Reading.

Last Article 02-12-2014
Colored Diamonds and Burmese Rubies take lead in Sotheby’s HK Sale

13.88 carat fancy intense yellow diamond ringThe 50 carat diamond and ruby necklace set with Burmese rubies took the lead at the Hong Kong Fine Jewels and Jadeite sale, ultimately fetching $805,128. The ruby and diamond necklace is graced with 37 oval shape rubies with a total carat weight of 50.5 carat... Continue Reading.

Article 27-11-2014
Heart shape fancy red diamond ring fetches $5 million at Christie’s diamond jewelry auction

A 5 million heart shape diamond red fancy ringAt the Christie’s diamond jewelry auction in Hong Kong on 25 November, this 2.09 carat diamond ring took the lead and sold for $5 million to an anonymous private individual. The sale set a new world record at $2.44 million per carat, making it the most expensive red diamond ever sold during an auction... Continue Reading.

Article 26-11-2014
Beautiful blue pear shaped diamond sets new world record

Beautiful 9,5 carat blue pear shaped diamondThe magnificent 9.5 carat blue diamond was sold at a record price of $32.6 million, which is the most ever paid for a blue diamond. The director of Sotheby’s had noted that this 9.5 carat blue diamond would easily be the most important loose diamond ... Continue Reading.

Article 20-11-2014
Colored diamonds and gemstones set world record at Sotheby’s auction in Geneva

8.6 carat cushion shape Burmese ruby gemThe absolute highlight of the jewelry auction was the 8.6 carat cushion shape Burmese ruby gem, selling for $8.6 million which set a world record price ever fetched for a ruby including the highest price per carat which was $997,727 per carat. What adds to the remarkable colored stone prices... Continue Reading.

Article 18-11-2014
Diamond Jewelry: World record set by 392 carat Sapphire at $17.3 million

Diamond pendant with a 392 carat sapphire, a 17.3 million jewelry LooseThe world record for a sapphire sold at an auction was set on November 10th during the Christie’s Geneva Sale of Magnificent Jewels. World’s 4th largest sapphire gemstone at a 392.5 carat weight, dubbed the “Blue Belle of Asia”, eventually sold for a staggering $17.3 million during the Christie’s auction... Continue Reading.

Article 14-11-2014
Interest for investing in pink diamonds is increasing rapidly

Pink diamond as an investmentLoose diamonds becoming favored treasure asset. Across the world, people are investing vast capital into rare color diamonds as a safe investment asset. It’s a very popular alternative investment because it is tangible and moveable. Plus, say you buy pink color diamonds for engagement rings, you can even wear it allowing you to also enjoy your investment... Continue Reading.

Article 10-11-2014
The diamond jewelry autumn season starts with “The Colours of Fall Silent Auction for Diamonds” early November

Fancy color pink diamondThe autumn season begins with “The Colours of Fall Silent Auction for Diamonds”, held by Genesis Rare Diamonds on November 8 and 9, 2014. The loose diamond auction features over 200 fancy color diamonds as well as fancy color diamond jewelry. The show will exhibit the rarity and beauty of fancy color diamonds to the prospective diamond buyers... Continue Reading.

Article 04-11-2014
Loose diamonds, diamond jewelry and pearls featured at Christie’s Geneva

Loose diamond and jewelry earings at auction
On November 11, Christie’s Geneva will hold its fall sale of magnificent jewels, loose diamonds and pearls, featuring more than 390 lots. The diamond jewelry and pearls auction is expected to reach a total of $80 million. A pair of diamond earrings will take the lead in the diamond auction.... Continue Reading.

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Interview with Nissan Perla Secretary of the Diamond Dealers Club.
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