2009, May: A 7.03 carats extremely rare fancy vivid blue diamond has been sold at Sotheby's auction house in Geneva. This blue diamond had be sold at 9,5 millions dollars US, a new record for a blue diamond. The buyer are unknow.
2008, October: Forecasts of increases of the price of diamonds. The appreciation of the American dollar, whiich passed from 1,59 to 1,26 of the beginning of 2008 at today, has effects on the price of the rough diamonds which is expressed in US$. We buy all our diamonds in dollars. The fact that the rate of exchange is 1 euro = 1,26 US$ today, us contrained to increase our prices of 7.5%. This increase will take place in 7 days, on October 31, 2008; you have 7 days to anticipate this increase.
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- New record for a red diamond sold for $2.6 million
A 2.26 carats rare fancy purplish-red diamond set in a ring has sold for $2.6 million, setting a world record for a red diamond. The previous record for a red diamond, considered the rarest of colored diamonds, was a 1.92 carat gem that sold for more than $1.6 million in 2001. The octagonal shaped purplish red diamond is also the largest ever red diamond offered at an auction. The buyer is the famous English jeweler Laurence Graff.
A 6.50 carats extremely rare fancy intense blue diamond has been sold in the beginning of December. This auction of Reims in France for $2.793.105 million Euros. This square emerald cut diamond had a grade VS2, Type IIb.
Brown diamonds are the new tendency and the current hot item on the red carpet in Hollywood. From Cameron Diaz’s 20-carat cognac diamond to Allison Janney multi-color champagne diamond pendant, to Bird York’s magnificent cognac earrings at the 2006 Oscars, actresses and fashion conscious women are discovering the sophistication and timeless appeal of these special diamonds. Brown diamonds are the most affordable of natural color diamonds.
Picture: "79th Annual Academy Awards".
A 3.47-carat Fancy Vivid Blue diamond estimated between 24million and 30 million HK dollars is also among the highlights of this season's auction sale. The Chrisitie's Honk Kong spring sale will offer the world's largest graded intense purple diamond, which is to make its first appearance at auction, with the price estimated between 12 million and 14 million HK dollars.The most expensive diamond in the world per carat.
A flawless Natural fancy Vivid Blue Diamond 6.04 carat has been snapped up an auction for Sotheby’s Hong Kong. This diamond had be sale for 7.98 million US dollars, fetching 1.32 million dollars per carat making it the most expensive gemstone in the world per carat ever bought at auction.
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Picture: octogonal shaped purplish-red diamond set in a ring.
Picture: Square shaped fancy intense blue diamond.
Did you know?
At the time of the ceremony of “79th Annual Academy Awards” Jennifer Lopez carried a pair of earrings crimped of 20 carats of gray and champagne diamonds with 2 old cut drops diamonds, estimated value at $280,000.