3.37 Carat ‘Purple Orchid’ Diamond

Dubbed the “Purple Orchid”, this cushion cut fancy intense pinkish-purple natural diamond is an extraordinary gem by any standards, and is also one of the largest purple diamonds in the world. At 3.37 carats and with VS2 clarity, it is a truly rare find.

Natural purple diamonds are split into two categories: violet diamonds, which are less rare and lean towards blue-grey on the color spectrum, and (more…)

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Get the Red Carpet Look For Less

OscarsJennifer Lawrence captured the global audiences’ admiration at the 2013 Oscars with her easy going charm and grace, and she also stole the spotlight with her ensemble.

Her flowing Dior gown was perfectly matched by her simple diamond jewelry; a pair of halo drop earrings and a long diamond necklace draped over her back. For the long, thin necklace look, go for “by the yard” styles. By the yard necklaces (more…)

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The Argyle Empress

EmpressHong Kong luxury jewellery retailer Chow Tai Fook has announced its debut of a special statement piece which combines rare pink diamonds from Rio Tinto’s Argyle Mine with Imperial Jade. The stunning necklace, appropriately named “The Argyle Empress” showcases more than 43 carats of Argyle Pink Diamonds, including five of its signature Pink Tender diamonds collected over the past five years. The Rio (more…)

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The 12.27 Carat Majestic Pink Diamond is up For Sale

Pink DiamondIn the past couple of years, the jewelry industry has seen a rapid increase in the demand for large, high-quality pink diamonds; they are often not bought to wear, but for value investment. While the demand is escalating, the supply is dwindling away. Pink diamonds in and of themselves are already exceedingly rare (only 0.7% of all gem quality diamonds). Coupled with a fancy vivid or fancy intense (more…)

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Edmonton’s Ten Carat Pink Sparkler

Pink Diamond RingA diamond house in Edmonton has been chosen to showcase a 10-carat Fancy Light Purplish Pink radiant cut beauty from April 13-17.

The diamond, cut from a rare rough stone of 21.35 carats found in a South African mine, is one of the largest rough pinks ever mined. It even tops Australia’s largest rough pink diamond, found in the famous Rio Tinto Argyle mine, which weighs in at 12.76 carats. Because (more…)

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Sotheby’s Hong Kong 2012

SothebysSotheby’s Hong Kong will hold their annual Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite Spring Sale on April 3rd at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center. It will feature an array of precious jewels estimated at $75 to $92 million, which includes all 358 lots.

The sale is led by a showstopping 8.01 carat, VVS1 fancy vivid blue diamond ring commanding an estimate price of $11.5 to $14 million. A statement (more…)

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Jaw Dropping Argyle Pink Diamond

As if diamonds weren’t getting enough attention, a recently discovered pink diamond was discovered in the Rio Tinto Argyle Diamond mine in Western Australia that is expected to sell for up to $10.6 million!! This stone is said to be the largest stone ever discovered, weighing in at 12.76 carats. This gem has been named the Argyle Pink Jubilee, a name we can’t forget.

The gem resembles that of the (more…)

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Annual Hong Kong Jewelry Design Show

Beautiful, unique and innovative; these are only a few words to describe the pieces of jewelry created for the annual Hong Kong Jewelry Design Competition (HKTDC). The 13th Annual HKTDC has chosen its winners, and will display them at the 29th Annual Hong Kong International Jewelry Show which is underway starting February 16-20, located at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center.

In the competition, (more…)

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Rarest Of Them All

Red DiamondMost people would assume the most rare diamond would be flawless, no color at all. But the truth is natural colored diamonds are most rare. Of all the diamond colors, red diamonds are the rarest, so rare that many jewelers don’t get the chance to see one throughout their entire lifetime. So why are red diamonds the rarest of them all? The reason is because there are about less than 20 of them those (more…)

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