What would it take to make diamonds cool again?

What would it take to make diamonds cool again?

In recent times, millennials are being blamed for everything from the economy to election results, and even the fall of the diamond industry. Yes, the fall of the diamond industry. It seems as though the lack of interest in the glitz and glam of diamonds, has weighed...
Lab Grown Diamonds

Lab Grown Diamonds

In the past few weeks, there’s been quite a buzz about how lab-grown diamonds are completely disrupting the diamond markets and industry. Uncertainty surrounds how the economy will respond, especially for young buyers, who have already demonstrated disdain for...
The Deal with Colored Diamonds

The Deal with Colored Diamonds

Last week, Diamond World reported that the prices for colored diamonds saw a small but significant increase. The website reports, “The Fancy Color Diamond Index rose by 0.4 percent for 2016, driven by price increases for blue and pink diamonds of 5.5 percent and 1.4...

How To Buy Diamonds Without Breaking The Bank

Sound like the impossible? Well think again! Here are a few of my tricks on how to acquire a beautiful diamond on a budget: Less than one carat Instead of buying a 1-carat diamond, try going for something with less weight, from .90 to.99. Prices seem to skyrocket at...

Diamonds Have it Rough

Diamonds have been struggling to keep their luster after market difficulties and sales fluctuations, but production cuts in one of the largest diamond producers may see the market balancing out. Petra Diamonds Ltd has, along with many other diamond dealers, felt the...

New Laser Diamond Cutting System

The OGI Systems Group recently made an announcement that they have developed a next generation, powerful American diode-pumped laser-cutting system for CVD (cultivated diamond) and other extremely hard materials. OGI Systems Group is the leading global organization...

New Diamond Found in Russia

Russia’s Alrosa is one of the largest diamond producers in the world.  On May 6th in Yakutia, the company mined a diamond weighing in at 76.07 carats, and placed it for auction at $430,000. The diamond has been said to represent the 70 year victory in Russia’s Great...
Are Chocolate Diamonds Rare?

Are Chocolate Diamonds Rare?

Chocolate diamonds are a term that people are hearing more and more without when is comes to diamonds and gemstones. But where exactly do chocolate diamonds come from? We do know that with with pink and yellow diamonds, they tend to be rare and they are often seen to...