As the Argyle mine shut in November 2020, we have seen an increase in demand and a very obvious drop in supply. This frenzy has resulted in some much higher than expected prices being fetched for pink diamonds, and there seems to be no sign of slowing down.
The most exclusive, invitation-only, diamond sale in the world. Each year, the finest and rarest diamonds are reserved for the annual Tender for diamonds from the Argyle mine. The event highlights a small number of important diamonds that stand apart from their peers in terms of vibrancy and intensity of colour.
Pink coloured diamonds have outperformed all other asset classes over the last 10 years, with an average 12% growth per year. The closure of the Argyle mine in November 2020, which supplied 90% of the world’s pink diamonds, has seen an ever-increasing demand from the Asian markets.
The market for pink diamonds is quite separate to white diamonds, and due to their rarity, pink diamonds typically command prices far in excess of their colourless counterparts. To put this rarity perspective, of the approximately 20 million carats produced from the Argyle mine, less than 1% are pink. Remarkably, this small production represents over […]
In the world of luxury products, pink diamonds from the Argyle mine are likened to works of fine art, hidden treasures, rare books and unique icons. As global financial markets show volatility and instability, affluent investors and collectors around the world are taking a closer look at rare, hard assets to diversify their portfolio and protect their wealth.
This is a sentence often heard by someone who has been to 3 million jewellery stores and is now confused and tired of having conflicting perspectives and opinions on what’s the best kind of diamond for the engagement ring and thinks that by buying from overseas they are getting a better deal. Think of it […]
Worried about fake rare coloured diamonds? We got you covered! Rare coloured diamonds are high-value investments and it’s no surprise if one can find knock-offs in the market. For your complete confidence, we only acquire rare coloured diamonds with certifications declaring its sources and authenticity. The certifications also list the specific characteristics of the diamonds […]
There are 3 important factors to understanding the colour of pink diamonds: Hue, Tone & Saturation. Hue is the dominant colour of the diamond; Tone is the amount of light or darkness in the diamond; and Saturation is the strength of hue. The more intense the colour, the rarer and more valuable the diamond.
Diamond clarity is a quality of diamonds relating to the existence and visual appearance of internal characteristics of a diamond called inclusions, and surface defects called blemishes. All diamonds sold by LadyLux Diamonds Inc. are graded by the GIA Laboratory. As such the following is a description of each clarity grade category with a short […]