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Fancy-Color Index Sees Decline in 2020
Prices of fancy-color diamonds slipped 0.7% in the first nine months of the year, remaining relatively steady despite the coronavirus pandemic, the Fancy Color Research Foundation (FCRF) said."The [Fancy Color Diamond Index] displayed...
Polished Markets Nov 15, 2020 Rapaport News
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Petra Recovers High-Quality Blue Diamonds
Petra Diamonds has unearthed five high-quality, blue, type IIb diamonds from its Cullinan mine in South Africa in the span of one week, it said Wednesday.The stones, which weigh 25.75, 21.25, 17.57, 11.42 and...
Mining Sep 16, 2020 Rapaport News
Petra 20.08ct blue
Cullinan Blue Could Fetch $15M, Analysts Say
Petra Diamonds will offer a 20.08-carat blue diamond at aspecial tender in Johannesburg next month, with analysts predicting the rough couldattract $15 million.The miner recovered the type IIb, “exceptional” gem-qualitystone at its Cullinan deposit...
Rough Markets Oct 07, 2019 Rapaport News
Blue Diamonds Fail to Sell at Sotheby’s
Sotheby’s failed to find a buyer for three blue diamonds at its Hong Kong auction Tuesday. A cut-cornered, rectangular step-cut, fancy-vivid blue, 3.32-carat diamondring, valued at $5.9 million to $7.6million, was left unsold. The center stone...
Polished Markets Apr 04, 2019 Rapaport News
Fancy Color
Prices Rise for Pink and Blue Diamonds
Pink and blue fancy-color diamonds saw price increases inthe third quarter, while yellows dipped, according to the Fancy Color ResearchFoundation (FCRF).The organization’s Fancy Color Diamond Index for pinks grew0.4% versus the...
Polished Markets Nov 01, 2018 Rapaport News
Sotheby's Spring 208 A Twin-Stone Pear Brilliant-c
Blues Top Fancy Color Prices
Fancy blue diamonds outperformed other major colorcategories in price terms during the first quarter, the Fancy Color ResearchFoundation (FCRF) said.Prices for fancy blues jumped 5% year on year for the threemonths ending March...
Polished Markets May 15, 2018 Rapaport News
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Blue Diamond Sells for $15M at Sotheby’s New York
Sotheby’s sold $54 million worth of jewelry at its New Yorkauction on Tuesday as several pieces containing rare blue diamonds andgemstones yielded higher-than-expected prices.An anonymous buyer spent $15.1 million, or $2.7 million percarat, on an emerald-cut, 5.69-carat,...
Polished Markets Dec 06, 2017 Rapaport News
Sotheby's Dec 2017 round diamond
Sotheby’s to Sell Record 111ct. Diamond
The largest round diamond in auction history will feature in Sotheby’s Magnificent Jewels sale in New York next month, carrying a priceestimate of up to $6.2 million. The 110.92-carat, L-color, faint brown, VS1-clarity loose diamond (pictured, right)...
Polished Markets Nov 13, 2017 Rapaport News
Petra 26ct Blue Jan 2014
Blue Diamond Scarcity Drives Price Rise
Blue diamond prices climbed in the third quarter due tolower supply, according to the Fancy Color Research Foundation (FCRF).The price of fancy blue diamonds grew 4.7% year on year in the three months ending September...
Retail Nov 07, 2017 Rapaport News
Sothebys fancy deep blue diamond HK Sept 2017
Blue Diamond to Shine at Sotheby’s Hong Kong
A rare blue diamond ring will lead Sotheby’s Magnificent Jewels& Jadeite auction in Hong Kong on Tuesday, estimated at $7 million (HKD 55million) to $9.6 million.The pear-shaped, 5.14-carat, fancy deep blue, SI1-clarity diamond, is mounted on an 18-caratwhite gold...
Polished Markets Oct 01, 2017 Rapaport News
Sothebys Sky Blue Diamond on hand
Blue Tops Fancy-Color Market
Prices of fancy blue diamonds performed better in the secondquarter than the entire fancy-color market combined, as supply shortages andsolid Asian demand kept prices stable, the Fancy Color Research Foundation(FCRF) said Monday.The FCRF’s...
Polished Markets Aug 07, 2017 Rapaport News
Blue Moon
FCRF: Supply Shortages Lift Blue Diamond Prices
Blue diamonds outperformed the rest of the fancy-colormarket in the first quarter, as high demand for the rare stones continued todrive prices, according to the Fancy Color Research Foundation (FCRF).The price index for blue...
Polished Markets Apr 26, 2017 Rapaport News
Merlin green diamonds
Merlin Magics Up Green Diamonds in Australia
Merlin Diamonds has recovered five green diamonds in itsAustralian mining operations, following the discovery of a rare blue diamond inDecember.The largest of the green diamonds weighs 1.4 carats, andanother is 0.21 carats. Meanwhile, independent experts...
Mining Mar 14, 2017 Rapaport News
Unique Pink Sotheby's
Blue and Pink Diamonds Reach Peak Prices
Fancy-color diamond prices grew in 2016, supported bymounting demand for rare blues and pinks, according to the Fancy Color ResearchFoundation (FCRF).The Fancy Color Diamond Index climbed 0.4 percent last yearas prices of blue...
Polished Markets Feb 01, 2017 Rapaport News
Merlin blue diamond
Merlin Finds First Blue Diamond at Australia Mine
Merlin Diamonds recovered a 0.124-carat blue diamond at itsmine in Australia, which it claims is the first stone of that color to beexcavated at the site.The recovery occurred during the ramp-up phase of the MerlinDiamond Project in the country’s northern...
Mining Dec 15, 2016 Rapaport News
Christies HK blue Nov 2016
Blue Diamond Tops Billing at Christie’s Hong Kong
Christie’s sales totaled $79 million (HKD 611 million) at its Hong Kong jewelry auction on Tuesday, with a colored diamond leading the eventyet again.A marquise-cut, 4.29-carat, fancy vivid blue, internallyflawless diamond ring fetched...
Polished Markets Nov 30, 2016 Rapaport News
Sotheby's Premier Blue
Fancy Blue Diamond Prices Outpace Yellows, Pinks in 1Q
Fancy blue diamond prices outperformed their yellow and pinkcounterparts in the first quarter, according to the Fancy Color Diamond Index.Prices of fancy blue gems rose 1.7 percent sequentially inthe three months compared with...
Polished Markets May 04, 2016 Rapaport News
Shirley Temple blue diamond Sotheby's
Shirley Temple’s Blue Diamond Fails to Sell at Sotheby’s Auction
A 9.54-carat fancy deep blue diamond once ownedby entertainer and diplomat Shirley Temple failed to sell at Sotheby’sauction in New York.The diamond is "an exceptional stone inquality, rarity and provenance," Sotheby’s said in astatement. "Unfortunately,tonight wasn't...
Retail Apr 20, 2016 Rapaport News
Blue Moon
Blue Moon Sold for $48.5M in Diamond ‘Record’
Sotheby’s has auctioned the 12.03-carat Blue Moon diamondfor $48.5 million, setting what the auctioneer claims is a world record for adiamond of any color.The internally flawless diamond with “truly outstanding”color sold at a Sotheby’s sale...
Retail Nov 12, 2015 Rapaport News
Fancy Color Diamond Prices Stable in 3Q
Fancy color diamond prices were stable during the thirdquarter of 2015 even as white diamond prices continue to decline, according to the FancyColor Research Foundation (FCRF).The Fancy Color Diamond Index remained practically unchangedbetween July...
Polished Markets Nov 04, 2015 Rapaport News
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