Category: Diamond Market

Mixed Messages from the Market

The market was set for a disappointing year but some sales are holding up and prices are steady after many months of decline. Rough continues to struggle. De Beers is allowing sightholders to defer some boxes, an unusual practice. Responsible sourcing and origin identification is clearly adding value to diamonds.

Big Issues Brewing

The diamond market is interesting for sure right now. While many stores are closing, domestic and international sales are up and the average retail sale is up. However, in melee, there is a surplus and…

Colorful Start to the Year

Tucson had diamonds! Colors, slices, and more could all be found in Tucson. While some fancy color prices rose or were stable, fancy yellows declined in price due to an abundant supply including many from Canada. Round…

AMAZON Foe or Friend?

A positive year for jewelry but not entirely for some diamond manufacturers. One in five Americans in the market for diamonds. Amazon entering jewelry market in a big way. Gahcho Kué mine in Canada, in joint…

Diamond Market

Diamond markets are quiet with prices steady as the market shrinks a bit. With many retail store closings, the way diamonds are purchased is changing. However, DeBeers Forevermark appears to be going strong as they…