I have recently come across an interesting article from GIA on Yellow Diamonds. After talking about yellow diamonds with clients on a regular basis it was really refreshing to read an article that backed up a lot of the information we have known and tried to spread for many years.
In the world of Argyle Pink Diamonds things are always changing and sometimes it s difficult to keep up with these changes. One of the most recent changes Argyle have put into place is the way they certify pink diamonds sized 0.08 – 0.14 ct each.
In the most recent Argyle Tender for 2016 Lot 1 and Lot 2 were both Blue/Violet Diamonds. This means that the best diamonds – the heroes of the year – were Blue/Violet Diamonds.
A rare fancy deep-blue coloured diamond weighing a massive 5.30 carats has sold at auction in London. Bidding came from around the world via 25 telephone lines as well as from numerous bidders in the packed salesroom, where the cushion-cut diamond sold for a record price of $10.8 million AUD. Set horizontally into the centre […]
The ‘Aurora Green’ diamond, a spectacular rectangular-cut gemstone weighing 5.03 carats, recently sold at auction in Hong Kong for $21.8 million AUD. As of June 2016 it holds the official world record for the highest price ever paid for a green diamond. It is no coincidence that the auction was held in China – for the […]
The Perth Mint has launched a $1 million gold coin featuring an extremely rare Red diamond sourced from the iconic Argyle Diamond Mine in Western Australia. Known as the ‘Kimberley Treasure’, the magnificent coin features the image of a red kangaroo holding an incredible 0.54 carat, Radiant cut, Red diamond between its paws, and is made […]
An extraordinary 2.83 carat Violet coloured diamond has been unveiled by the Argyle Diamond Mine in Western Australia, as part of the 2016 Argyle Diamond Tender. The stunning Oval cut natural stone is the largest Violet diamond ever mined from Argyle. It has a unique colour grading of Fancy Deep Grayish Bluish Violet making it […]
We often get enquiries from both the wholesale and retail sector concerning Argyle Diamonds and their Laser Inscription and Certification policy. I decided to head over the road and have a chat with Josephine Johnson, the Head of Marketing for Argyle Diamonds here in Perth. We discussed the confusion this creates when purchasing and Argyle Diamond […]