Archive for the 'Natural Fancy Colored Diamonds' Category

Deep Blue Diamond Sets a New Record

Monday, November 19th, 2012

 Auctions are not only the places where you can see and buy one-of-a-kind thing or enjoy bidding, this is also where the records are broken. Again colored diamonds are in price and the deep blue briolette diamond seems to be more appealing to the customers than any other gem. What to know its pricetag? Go [...]

GemePrice 3.0 Aimed to Unveil a Cloak of Mystery About Prices for Diamonds

Wednesday, November 7th, 2012

‘Cloak of Mystery’ is not a phrase taken from a fairy tale but in this context it’s used to define diamonds pricing. Indeed, the cost for them sometimes is veiled and obscure so than you have to consult a manager to find out the definite price tag. It can be a daunting routine and some [...]

Yellow Diamonds Are In Fashion Now

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

When it comes to fashion, the headers seem to strike you announcing latest trends of this season with multitude of pictures to amaze you. But when it concerns diamonds, they seem to quietly spell you by their beauty gradually exciting your longing for them. Now these are yellows that possess unbelievably strong power over people [...]

What to Pay Attention At While Buying Colored Diamond Jewelry

Thursday, November 1st, 2012

Buying a diamond, though one of the most beautiful gems in the world, can still be a daunting task. Why? Because dazzled by their brilliance it’s hard to be sober-minded and unbiased when choosing one of many, but the first thing you have to decide before buying is the color of a gem. This post [...]

4Cs of Diamonds: Cut

Saturday, September 29th, 2012

“Measure twice and cut once” is the rule that works for many occasions including diamonds. Even though diamonds are always associated with brilliance and shine the way they look like that depends on how they are cut. Only in hands of a skillful master a dull raw stone turns into a radiant gem. Before we’ve [...]

Long Way of Diamonds

Thursday, August 30th, 2012

Diamonds are known for their stunning beauty, incredible luxury, unique properties and of course high price. While the first three are determined by physical characteristics, the last is normally dictated by the way diamonds come from mining to marketing and it can be quite long. There is the article accurately telling you the details of [...]

Choosing the Setting For a Diamond Ring

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012

When Mark Twain said his now-known quote “Facts are stubborn things, but statistics are pliable”, probably the last thing he thought about was diamond rings. As statistics say, more than 80% of brides in the U.S. get diamond engagement rings, so it’s easy to conclude that diamond rings are the most sold jewelry in America. [...]

What Diamond Clarity to Choose

Monday, July 9th, 2012

As far as the previous post was about diamond clarity, you might want to find out what is the ultimate clarity of diamond jewelry to satisfy your demands and yet not to break the bank. While it’s clear that IF, or internally flawless diamonds, can be rather seen in museums than on someone’s finger, there [...]

4Cs of Diamonds: Clarity

Monday, July 2nd, 2012

If you are just a beginner in a field of diamond jewelry then choosing one can be really a challenge. Of course, visually any diamond looks fabulous but once you ask about the gem you are bumped by hard-to-comprehend information with some letters and numbers you may know little about. So, in order you are [...]

Diamonds as Unique as They are

Thursday, June 7th, 2012

While browsing the net, you will come across many online jewelry stores offering you the best diamond jewelry with price tags you can afford. But there will be hardly any information as for their characteristics. If you are an experience buyer of diamonds, then you are aware of their unique properties, but in case your [...]

Set It Right to See the Bright Light!

Tuesday, March 27th, 2012

On browsing the net you will see there is an ample choice of loose diamonds for sale. Brilliant, stunning of various sizes and colors they are perfect for any jewelry piece. It is going to be quite a challenging task to pick one or two of many, but it’s going to be even more tricky [...]

The Price For Natural Diamonds Grows Again

Saturday, March 24th, 2012

It seems the world is slowly overcoming the economical crisis with some countries still fight it. Yet luxurious sport cars, pieces of art and of course diamonds are still in high demand despite unstable economic climate. Before this the diamonds were already in the list of out-of-the pocket expenses for most of the customers, but [...]

Colette Steckel and Her Collection of Jewelry

Friday, January 13th, 2012

It’s amazing what can inspire the designers to give birth to their creations. Undoubtedly,the jewelry designers of 2011 took the Nature for the source of inspiration. People always take ideas from the surrounding world but these are jewelry masters who can express their love in the most flattering shapes. Of course, each creator chose his/her [...]

Petra Blue Diamond Broke the Bank

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012

It seems there is another outstanding diamond to add to the list of famous fancy colored diamonds — this is the blue Petra Diamond. Apart from being of a very rare blue color, now it is know as the most expensive natural diamond in the world. This 4.8 carat record-breaker went for $1.45 million, i.e. [...]

The Great Chrysanthemum

Thursday, December 15th, 2011

In the summer of 1963, a 198.28-carat fancy brown diamond was found in the South African diamond fields. This unusual stone was purchased by Julius Cohen, New York City manufacturing jeweler, under whose direction it was fashioned by the firm of S & M Kaufman into a 104.15-carat pear shape. The stone has a total [...]

The Agra

Thursday, December 15th, 2011

Photo courtesy of CSOThe city of Agra was founded by the Mogul Emperors who made it their capitol for more than a hundred years in the 1500′s and 1600′s until Aurangzeb, the 6th mogul emperor transferred the seat of the monarchy to Delhi in 1658. It was in Agra that Akbar received a letter from [...]

The Idol’s Eye

Thursday, December 15th, 2011

When you see the term ‘a blue-white Golconda diamond’, this the type of stone being refered to. The Regent Diamond is another example of a large Golconda stone.The various published accounts of the early history of the Idol’s Eye are worth of being included in A Thousand and One Nights, unfortunately, for the most part [...]

The Wittelsbach

Thursday, December 15th, 2011

How often does one come across phrases such as “present location unknown” or “all trace of the diamond has been lost” when undertaking research into the histories of famous diamonds? It is all the more satisfying, therefore, to recall an item in a newspaper that appeared in January, 1962, under the heading “Rare diamond reappears.” [...]

The Transvaal Blue

Thursday, December 15th, 2011

A pear cut 25-carat blue diamond that was found in the Premier Diamond Mine in Transvaal, South Africa, the same mine the 3106-carat Cullinan crystal was found in. It was once owned by Baumgold Bros., but it’s now owned by an unknown foreign buyer.

The Sultan of Morocco

Thursday, December 15th, 2011

A 35.27-carat cushion cut grayish-blue diamond. Not much is known about it. In 1969, Cartier lent this diamond to the New York State Museum for their World of Gems Exposition. In 1972 it was sold to a private American collector. It is the fourth largest blue diamond in the world after the Hope Diamond. The [...]

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