General Updates And News

The “Leopard” Diamond – A Collector’s Potential Aqquisition

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.

Click this link to take a look at what I found:

https://www.jamesallen.com/loose-diamonds/princess-cut/2.51-carat-f-color-i1-clarity-sku-207077

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My GIA Graduate Diamonds Program Review – My Experience

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…)

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The Trend of Future Diamond Pricings

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Will Diamonds Become More Expensive?

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…)

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