The LIES About Chocolate Diamonds

March 29th, 2020 by Noam Flint

This article is a bit different than what I usually write about. Normally, this blog focuses on the colored diamonds industry news, educational material and buying guides – and I’m proud to say that our material was featured in sites as Jeweller Magazine, and many others. This time, the post’s purpose is to clarify […]

Are Colored Diamonds more Expensive?

August 3rd, 2017 by Noam Flint

Probably one of the most asked questions in our industry is this basic question – Are natural fancy color diamonds more expensive than their white counterparts? This simple question has a bit of a complex answer – yes and no. In order to properly analyze and compare the two, we will look only at loose […]

$60 Million Pink Star Diamond Goes to Auction (again…)

March 29th, 2017 by Noam Flint

While most “named diamonds” have unique stories behind them, the way things are going with Pink Star Diamond, its story will soon be turned into a trilogy and who knows… maybe even a movie. Let’s see what the fuss is all about: Pink Star Diamond Specs The Pink Star diamond is truly a one in […]

Yellow Diamonds on the Red Carpet – 2017 Golden Globes Awards

January 10th, 2017 by Noam Flint

Honestly, yellow and red doesn’t work for me. It’s an odd combination. But when Natalie Portman walked the red carpet in the 2017 Golden Globes Awards with her yellow diamond ring – she looked perfect! Tiffany Yellow Diamond Ring In a way, while there aren’t too many retailers specializing in natural colored diamonds. However, Tiffany […]

Rare Diamonds to Go on Display in Los Angeles

December 12th, 2016 by Noam Flint

Fancy color diamonds are a magnificent treasure, and the whole world deserves to enjoy their beauty. Every few years, a diamond company allows especially wonderful diamonds from their collections go on display for national viewing at an esteemed museum. A photo posted by Natural Color Diamonds (@ljwestdiamonds) on Dec 7, 2016 at 11:47am PST The […]

Diamond Prices Exceeding Expectations at Auction in Hong Kong

December 1st, 2016 by Noam Flint

Pricing diamonds is extremely difficult and twice as hard when it comes to fancy colored diamonds. Christie’s has concluded their Magnificent Jewels auction in Hong Kong, and despite weak sales they have still emerged with several fancy color diamonds that exceeded expectations. The highlight of the auction was the 4.29 carat Fancy Vivid Blue IF […]

3 Huge Intense Pink Diamonds at Sotheby’s Geneva Auction

November 15th, 2016 by Noam Flint

Cartier Sky Blue Diamond RingBy Sotheby’s Although the upcoming auction’s “star” is a blue diamond (Cartier’s Sky Blue Diamond Ring), pink diamonds have always been the most demanded diamond color, so it comes as no surprise that Sotheby’s was able to cultivate a spectacular array of these gems for its upcoming auction in Geneva. With […]

Will President Trump Affect the Diamond Industry?

November 11th, 2016 by Noam Flint

In a battle that will be remembered for decades to come, Donald Trump beat Hillary Clinton in the race for President at 279 votes to Hillary’s 228. Donald Trump – 2016 US presidential electionImage by By Gage Skidmore A Republican presidential elect has many implications for the United States, but one that was also a […]

$18 Million for a 9.14ct Pink Diamond – Christie’s Geneva

November 11th, 2016 by Noam Flint

Ahead of Sotheby’s, Christie’s auction house released their catalog of jewelry and gems for their highly anticipated Magnificent Jewels auction which will take place in Geneva in November. A Time for Investment The auctions in Geneva are the most exciting ones of the year, because they are the ones that attract the biggest diamond investors […]

Cartier’s $25 Million Sky Blue Diamond Ring is Coming to Sotheby’s

October 21st, 2016 by Noam Flint

The auctions in Geneva that occur in November are one of the highlights of the year for the fancy color diamond world, and this year is no exception with the Sky Blue Diamond. Cartier Sky Blue Diamond RingBy Sotheby’s Sotheby’s has officially announced their lineup of beautiful diamonds and diamond jewelry, and as expected, has […]