Tag Archives: colored diamonds

6 Facts About Natural Blue Diamonds You Should Know

There’s no question that natural blue diamonds are exceedingly rare and encountered very infrequently in nature and on the diamond market. It’s not surprising, then, that blue diamonds command very high prices

Diamond Fluorescence Isn’t the Evil Monster You Think It Is

One of the hotly debated topics in the diamond world is the issue of fluorescence in diamonds. Consumers are more often than not made to understand, thanks to jewelry merchants, that the

Why The 4Cs Don’t Entirely Apply to Colored Diamonds

The 4Cs of diamonds have all but been drilled relentlessly into everyone’s heads by now. They of course stand for cut, carat, color and clarity, and are the basis on which the

Understanding a GIA Certificate

When you make a colored diamond jewelry purchase, chances are your precious new jewel will be accompanied by a diamond certificate, oftentimes a GIA certificate, alternately known as a ‘colored diamond report.’

How to Use a Loupe: The Guide to Grading Diamonds Like a Pro

A diamond loupe is a gemologist’s best friend. If you’re new to the world of diamonds and diamond jewelry, the first thing you’ll want to familiarize yourself with – perhaps even before

The Great Diamond Value Hoax

If you’re one of the countless number of people who equate engagements and marriage with diamond rings, then De Beers has clearly succeeded once again. The longstanding mining empire singlehandedly controlled the

Jewel Review: Rare Colored Diamonds At Auction

This year’s fine diamond auction season kicked off on a shining note, with a select few fancy colored diamonds stealing the headlines once again. Pink diamonds were naturally the crème de la

Sotheby’s Important Jewels Auction: Big Wins Recap

Sotheby’s Important Jewels New York auction kicked off the 2015 diamond and jewelry auction season on a positive note with upwards of $9.5 million USD in total sales (including buyer’s premium) on

Sotheby’s & Christie’s End Jewelry Auction Season With Colored Diamonds

Capping off another outstanding gemstone and jewelry auction season, Sotheby’s and Christie’s will hold their final auctions of the year on Tuesday, December 9, and Wednesday, December 10, respectively. Each auction house

The Craziest Little Known Facts About Green Diamonds

Diamonds come in practically all colors of the rainbow. White diamonds may be classic and time-tested, but green diamonds are even rarer and arguably more beautiful and captivating. Few are aware that