Loose diamonds, diamond prices & jewelry
Trends and News that defines the diamond market
At private Sotheby’s auction the diamond fetched a record diamond price of $63 million. De Grisogono a Swiss luxury jeweler brought to the show “Biennale des Antiquaires decorative arts” that opened its event last weekend, with the world’s most expensive rough diamond. Continue Reading.
Auction house Christie’s shares 5 memorable jewelry stories including a tiny intense red diamond. As the title of Christie’s new article is “every jewelry tells a story” many of us will directly think of the story behind their jewelry. Continue Reading.
Kashmir sapphires and rare blue diamond are top lots for Bonhams Auction September 20. Auction house Bonhams will kick off its autumn auction season on September 20 with a blue diamond that caught global attention... Continue Reading.
Eighty-three diamond pieces owned by first lady’s estate are up for auction at Christie’s New York. Nancy Reagan, the former First Lady, her diamond jewelry is up for auction on September 28 in New York. So if you ever wanted to own a presidential diamond piece or diamond pieces.. Continue Reading.
Useful tips to find out your partner’s diamond ring size without ruining the surprise. Proposing to your loved one, who will be totally surprised, is amazing but how do you get the correct engagement ring size to slip on her finger?... Continue Reading.
The largest diamond unearthed in more than a century failed to sell by not reaching minimum-reserved diamond price. In June the rough diamond named Lesedi La Rona of 1,109-carat went up for auction after being on a roadshow through Dubai, Hong Kong and Singapore... Continue Reading.
Investors listen up- loose diamonds attractive investment option as gold rally will sputter. In history buying gold has been the commodity investor's best friend yet it seems that interest is changing to another luxury item, diamonds. The reasons for the change after a golden age history with gold is because of the fear that the gold’s rally will sputter... Continue Reading.
After finding a large rough diamond – how do we cut it? Finding diamonds in nature has always been rare only now we hear many larger diamonds are found, what is the reason for these larger findings? According to the comments from the mining... Continue Reading.
At Sotheby’s London the biddings did not meet reserved diamond price for the “Lesedi la Rona”. The whole diamond industry was looking forward to the sale of the largest rough diamond discovery in more than a century, “Lesedi la Rona” that is around 2.5 to more than 3 billion years old... Continue Reading.
A 241-carat rough diamond was found while Sotheby is getting ready to sell 3 rough diamonds for charity. Get back to speed by getting to know what is going on in the diamond industry this week beyond that perfect flawless pear shaped diamond of Graff that is presented in Paris... Continue Reading.
“Lesedi La Rona” is world's largest rough diamond ever found in more than 100 years. Africa has the highest rough diamonds production, more than any other continent and it is also where the largest diamonds are found. The “Lesedi La Rona” the world’s largest rough diamond ever found in more than 100 years is now available... Continue Reading.
This auction season the blue diamonds set their mark in the industry, by fetching high diamond prices. Yesterday (June 9, 2016) the fancy intense “Cullinan Dream” Blue diamond was sold for a tremendous amount at Christie’s in New York. While blue diamonds have fetched high diamond prices... Continue Reading.
The rare colored diamond called “Pink Star” is still in Sotheby’s Inventory due to cancellation. In November 2013 this high profile pink diamond of 59.6-carat did not find its final buyer after it got canceled. Now auction house Sotheby’s announced to have made two partnerships for the unsold colored diamond... Continue Reading.
From record sale of the Oppenheimer to Aurora Green, 8-carat engagement ring, extreme rare violet diamond & more. The diamond industry is a very dynamic, fluctuating, surprising but most of all stunning market where all kind of updates will blow you away again and again.... Continue Reading.
Shall this leading lot at Christie's Magnificent Jewels auction surpass the diamond price of The Oppenheimer Blue? While the whole diamond industry is still landing on its feet after the sale of The Oppenheimer Blue the most exquisite blue diamond is going up for sale by Christie’s. The legendary Cullinan Dream is the largest fancy intense Blue diamond ever to be auctioned... Continue Reading.
The 14.62-carat rare blue diamond sells for historic diamond price of $57.5 Million! The whole diamond industry was excited for the sale of the 14.62-carat “Oppenheimer Blue”. This extremely rare diamond which is the largest fancy vivid blue diamond ever offered at an auction has set a world auction record yesterday by fetching a historic diamond price of... Continue Reading.
It is said celebrities often create trends, but will these diamond trends make it? Recently the MET (Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute Benefit) gala was again filled with big names of Hollywood stars that literally shined on the red carpet with stunning diamond jewelry mainly made by favorite diamond jeweler Lorraine Schwartz! ...Continue Reading.
From failed Shirley blue diamond sale to exceeded selling price for new Harry Winston top lot of 15.52-carat. Every week is interesting in the diamond industry, definitely if there were exciting auctions. One of the unexpected updates was that the Shirley blue diamond failed to sell...Continue Reading.
Mom, mama or mommy, no matter what you call her- today is all about her! Every year, on this very special day, our minds will be focused on paying tribute to our mothers who sat by our bed when we were sick, woke up 6 times a night, loved us from the moment we were there, celebrated our success, gave the best advice when needed and much more. ... Continue Reading.
This spring, 3 rare blue diamonds dominate the diamond industry of 2016.The headlines of the news in the diamond industry, as you might have noticed, have been filled with blue diamond sales or announcements. A trio of blue diamonds with very rare diamond characteristics is mainly dominating the news and will be fighting for a place in the record books... Continue Reading.
The “Aurora Green” of 5.03-carat is very valuable and estimated to reach $3.18 - $3.98 million per diamond carat! The “Aurora Green” of 5.03-carat is very valuable and estimated to reach $3.18 - $3.98 million per diamond carat! After the amazing blue diamonds at the auctions, Christie’s in Hong Kong will be presenting the largest fancy vivid green diamond for auction at the Christie’s Magnificent Jewels Auction... Continue Reading.
The Unique Pink is the largest of its diamond shape ever offered at an auction. The rare and remarkable “The Unique Pink” is soon going to be auctioned by auction house Sotheby’s in Geneva on Magnificent jewels and Noble Jewels sale. This pink colored diamond will be the largest of its diamond shape to be offered at an auction as it weighs 15.38-carat!... Continue Reading.
“De Beers Millenium Jewel 4” a blue colored diamond fetched highest price ever paid in an auction in Asia. An internally flawless, vivid blue diamond of 10.10-carat has smashed the auction records after setting a new Asia auction price record... Continue Reading.
Which diamond ring style was trending in 1910 & which one now? Recently Mode’s released a very interesting video that went viral regarding engagement rings of the last 100 years. In the video you will go back to the diamond ring styles of 1910 and in 3 minutes see ring styles to 2015. Watch the 3-minute video... Continue Reading.
Auction house Christie's presents possible 8 to 12 million dollar colored diamond in New York coming April. The latest big and finest blue diamond going up for sale is the 14.62-carat “Oppenheimer Blue”. Since blue diamonds are considered the rarest gemstones in the world, this exceptional blue diamond could fetch a world record diamond price.... Continue Reading.
Auction house Christie's presents possible 8 to 12 million dollar colored diamond in New York coming April. The pink diamond ring that appreciated up to 400 percent in less than a decade is going up for auction in April.... Continue Reading.
The Sotheby’s in Hong Kong is going to present an extremely rare and superb 10.10 carat IF Fancy vivid blue diamond upcoming April auction. The rare colored oval cut diamond is one among twelve rare diamonds out of the renowned De Beers Millennium Jewels collection and is already estimated to fetch up to 30-35 million USD... Continue Reading.
The loose diamond finding of the century on road show before going up for sale this spring. Have you been wondering what is the next step of the 2nd largest rough diamond? Well the largest loose diamond in the century that is about the size of a tennis ball shall soon go out on a road show before it hits the Sotheby’s auction in spring ... Continue Reading.
Royal princess Margaret owned the spectacular diamond brooch since 1948 until she passed away aged 71. Very soon you are able to purchase the former queen’s diamond and sapphire brooch at the auction. Princess Margaret owned this diamond and sapphire brooch since 1948 when ... Continue Reading.
Sparkling diamonds and white metals were the favorite of the 88th Academy Awards red carpet jewelry presentation. The 88th Academy Awards last Sunday sparkled great diamond jewelry on the red carpet which many of us would like to wear just once in a lifetime... Continue Reading.
Recently Hollywood gained another bride to be, 47 year old Kylie Minogue flashed an amazing diamond engagement ring at the NME Awards. First it was not clear if it was an engagement ring but actor Joshua Sasse (28) confirmed... Continue Reading.
Sparkling diamond rings, necklaces, bracelets and earrings that shall soon be trending!Each year when it is time for the Grammys the celebrities will look outstanding on the red carpet with the perfect outfit and diamond jewelry. Continue Reading.
Diamond jewelry trends are different every year and in 2016 the predictions definitely contain colored diamonds. Trends for any activity or product come and go, also for diamond jewelry. The diamond jewelry trends that are predicted for 2016 definitely contain colored diamonds, as last year was full with colored gemstones. Continue Reading.
The diamond engagement ring features a massive emerald cut diamond and two tapered baguettes. Thursday last week, billionaire boyfriend James Packer popped a gigantic yet gorgeous engagement ring to his fiancée Mariah Carey. The gigantic diamond engagement ring has been the hot topic of many conversations. Continue Reading.
Statement diamond necklaces, large diamond rings, colored diamond earrings and unique diamond bracelets. At the Golden Globe 2016 all kind of diamond jewelry pieces came together on that famous red carpet. The statement diamond necklace was definitely one of the diamond jewelries that was the hottest of the evening. Continue Reading.
The diamond necklaces of 156.77-carat stole the show next to the 200 carat Jennifer Lopez rocked. The Golden Globe of 2016 was an evening where celebrities were seen with dazzling diamond jewelry, only this time the amount of diamond carats was very high. Continue Reading.
In Hollywood there is a new trend among the single ladies which can go against your fairy tail thoughts but its true, single celebrities are buying their own “engagement ring”. From Jennifer Lopez to Kylie Jenner, celebs are buying their own diamond ring breaking the rule “diamond rings are for the ones who are engaged”.
Last year was full with colored diamonds & all 10 togetherresults in a total of $214 million USD! The year 2015 was just like years before full with expensive diamond jewelry, only this year there were remarkably many colored diamonds at auctions....
Which carat size would the average Hong Kong woman prefer? Recently a survey of the Diamond Federation in Hong Kong showed that Hong Kong women do care about the diamond size. The poll has been carried out between November and December in Hong Kong...
Christie’s New York broke several records with their sparkling diamond lots. On December 10, Christie’s Magnificent Jewelry auction was finally here, having the “Victory Diamond” as the top lot of the auction since it broke the record for highest diamond price per carat... Continue Reading.
Queen Nazli’s diamond necklace features 217-carat diamonds with a 6-carat round diamond in the center. This royal diamond necklace was at the Magnificent Jewels auction of Sotheby’s the highest profile lot....
Fancy greyish- blue diamond fetched the highest auction price per carat in its category. In London on December 5, Bonham auction house sold a very unique 2.97-carat diamond ring for 2.2 million USD. The diamond ring includes a fancy greyish- blue diamond that was in the pre-sale estimated for $752.00 to $1.05 million... Continue Reading.
“The Williamson” 23.16 carat rough pink colored diamond is on its way to Antwerp to be sold. While the 1,111 carat rough colorless diamond can still not be valued due to its large size a giant rough pink diamond is found and up for auction. Colored diamonds are compared to colorless diamonds a lot more rare to find. Therefore this 23.16 carat rough pink colored diamond is a very unusual finding... Continue Reading.
Most important “Pigeon’s Blood” ruby realized more than $18 thousand USD. The “Crimson Flame” is a beautiful yet extraordinary combination of a ruby and colorless diamonds, is auctioned at Christie’s Hong Kong on December 1 2015. This “Pigeon’s Blood” (red) ruby was the most important ruby that has ever appeared at an action in Asia... Continue Reading.
A 217-carat bib style diamond necklace, with all kinds of diamond shapes at Sotheby’s Auction. On December 9 Sotheby will have its final fall season of “Magnificent Jewels” auction in New York where an Egyptian royal diamond necklace is one of the top lots. The 217-carat bib style diamond necklace, which contains all kinds of diamond shapes, belonged to Queen Nazli of Egypt... Continue Reading.
This shocking 1,111-carat rough diamond is second largest diamond in size. Again we are amazed by the work of Mother Nature, which created an extremely large colorless diamond. This colorless diamond, which has been found in Botswana, is a shocking size of 1,111-carat rough diamond... Continue Reading.
Hong Kong property tycoon bought two rare colored diamonds and named them “Blue Moon of Josephine” & “Sweet Josephine. A spectacular price of $28.5 million USD for this stamp sized pink diamond of 16.08 carat. This rare colored diamond has been bought and dubbed by Joseph Lau, a Hong Kong bidder... Continue Reading.
The 12.03 carat vivid blue diamond is the new record holder for blue diamonds! We have talked about this extremely rare blue diamond called “The Blue Moon” for weeks! Today this rare colored diamond was up for auction and fetched a record price of $48.26 million USD... Continue Reading.
The moment we’ve all Amazing estimated price of $55 million USD for extremely rare colored diamond at Sotheby’s November 11. We have talked about this extremely rare blue diamond called “The Blue Moon” for weeks! ... Continue Reading.
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When you want an opinion on the diamond market, there is no one better to ask than Nissan Perla. In addition to being the owner of Olympic Diamond Corp., one of the biggest and most important companies on 47th Street, Perla holds the prestigious position of Secretary of the Diamond Dealers Club, one of the world's largest bourses.
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