Colored Diamonds

Where Are Colored Diamond Prices Heading in 2016?

January 24th, 2016 by Noam Flint

With 2015 now behind us, the news about record prices at auction is slowly trickling in. Another rare fancy vivid pink was sold, another one-of-a-kind fancy vivid blue was acquired for a record price becoming world’s most expensive diamond, another unique yellow diamond will hit the market….but what about the majority of fancy color diamonds? […]

Elvis Has Left the Building, But Not all His Jewels!

January 12th, 2016 by Noam Flint

This past Thursday, some of the King of Rock ‘n Roll’s personal jewelry pieces went up on the auction block. Celebrity jewels are famously known for the high prices that they can garner at auction, regardless of whether those same pieces of jewelry would sell for so much if they had never been owned by […]

The Top Diamonds and Gems That Marked 2015

January 6th, 2016 by Noam Flint

2015 Colored Diamonds Summary At the end of 2014, most industry players and the broader market predicted that 2015 would be uneventful and demonstrate a continued decline. On most fronts, those predictions were actually correct – except for the markets of fancy color diamonds and one-of-a-kind precious gems. We decided to put together a quick […]

5 Takeaways from the 2016 Jewelry Trends Predictions

December 31st, 2015 by Noam Flint

Asymmetric Colored Diamond Earrings by Nirav Modi (Image Christies) For our readers who don’t know JCK, it is no surprise because it is oriented towards the jewelry industry members. But the fact is that it is one of the most important magazines followed by jewelers from all over the world. To better explain its purpose, […]

5 Picks from the Sotheby’s NY Magnificent Jewels Auction – Sep 2015

September 1st, 2015 by Noam Flint

The listings of the upcoming Sotheby’s NY Important Jewels auction that is taking place September are out. Out of the 542 lots that will be presented, 34 feature colored diamonds and here are our top 5 to watch for: 3.55 carat Fancy Light Blue Diamond Ring Fancy Light Blue Diamond Ring Every auction needs a natural […]

FCRF Sees Increase in Prices of Colored Diamonds

August 27th, 2015 by Noam Flint

Natural colored diamonds have been a hot market item for years. Their rarity and exquisite beauty make them valuable auction items and investments. Lately, though, owners and auctioneers of these precious colored stones have seen an increase in value. Inspired mainly by the higher demand for blue diamonds, the price index of colored diamonds as a […]

6 Magnificent Colored Diamonds at Sothbey’s Magnificent Jewels Auction

April 20th, 2015 by Noam Flint

We are barely over from the previous Sotheby’s auction that took place two weeks ago in Hong Kong and we are getting excited from the new one up ahead. The Monarch Blue Diamond Ring (Image: Sotheby’s) Here are the key items to watch for in the colored diamonds niche: 6.06 carat Fancy Blue Diamond Ring […]

4 Magnificent Colored Diamonds at the Upcoming Christie’s NY Auction

April 14th, 2015 by Noam Flint

The auction season has officially started with last week’s Sotheby’s HK auction which amazed us with a 2.13ct blue diamond ring that sold for $680k per carat. However, Christie’s does not seem to stay far behind with a superb collection of natural colored diamonds of their own. These will be on auctioned to the highest bidder tomorrow, […]

8 Amazing Colored Diamonds at the Upcoming Sotheby’s HK Auction

March 29th, 2015 by Noam Flint

On April 6th Sotheby’s will open the auction season of 2015 – and they will do it with a bang. The upcoming auction features 319 lots and an amazing number of colored diamonds jewelry – 31. I have to confess, when I started this post it was titled “3 highlights from the upcoming Sotheby’s auction“. […]

Couples Embrace New Engagement Trends

February 18th, 2015 by Noam Flint

Cognac Diamond Engagement Ring Engagements are built on tradition, but that hasn’t stopped some couples from looking for new trends that can make their betrothal even more special. At times this means starting out on a new path and doing something daring, and for a few couples it can start with something as simple as […]