Leopards and diamonds? What has a big predatory cat got to do with diamonds? Nope, we are not talking about Cartier and their recent marketing campaigns. While doing a search on the behalf of one of our readers, I came across something really interesting at James Allen today.
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It’s been a while since the blog was updated. As you can see, much has happened at Beyond4Cs.com since the last post in January. I was kept busy in revamping the website for a new face lift for the earlier part of this year.
And during the month of February, I flew over to Hong Kong to complete a lab grading module for GIA’s diamond graduate program.
While I was in Hong Kong, I took the liberty to explore major retail areas and experience jewelry shopping in this emerging Chinese market. Besides attending the GIA course, my other objective was to pay a visit to my older brother who had been based there for work. (more…)Click here to read the full article...
There are a few recurring debates related to the pricing of diamonds and I want to address them in this article. First of all, the main influence on the pricing mechanism of diamonds is obviously the Rapaport Diamond Report.
However, there are a number of other factors that affect diamond prices and the speculation of current prices – and these are going to be with us in the future too.
Let us take a look at the major topics that are relevant to how the diamond market is going to evolve and the trends we would expect to see in near future. (more…)Click here to read the full article...