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In Q3 2022, The Price Of Fancy Colour Diamonds Continue To Rise

The average price of fancy colour diamonds in all colours and sizes increased by 1%.

According to the Fancy Color Diamond Index (FCDI) for the third quarter of 2022, the average price of all hues and sizes of fancy colour diamonds increased by 1%, despite a 6.7% decrease in the price of white diamonds. The FCDI increased by 0.8% in the second quarter. "Fancy Vivids across all colour categories presented the highest increase (1.8%), with Fancy Vivid 8 carats demonstrating a rise of 3.6%, led by Fancy Vivid Pink 8 carats (5.5%)," according to a press release from the Fancy Color Research Foundation (FCRF).

Yellow diamonds increased 1.4% in Q3 2022, with the Fancy Vivid 8 ct category experiencing the most rise at 4%. Pink diamonds increased by 0.9% overall in Q3, with Fancy Vivid 8 ct rising by 5.5%. Blue diamonds gained 0.6%, with Fancy Vivid 2 ct and 1.5 ct gaining 2.6% and 1.8%, respectively. Yellows of all sizes and saturations rose 3.4% on average over the last year, bBlues rose 1.8%, and pinks rose 3.7%.

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Billionaire Laurence Graff paid a record-breaking $46.1 million for a magnificent vivid pink diamond weighing 24.78 carats. Originally owned by his competitor Harry Winston, it now carries graff’s name and is a part of the legendary collection of rare diamonds.

We usually advise brilliant round diamonds with a cut grade of very good, ideal, or super ideal for engagement rings (also known as hearts and arrows). A high cut grade maximises a diamond’s beauty for a given carat weight.

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It’s crucial to have a concept of what you might prefer before starting your search because it will enable you to focus on fewer of the many engagement ring possibilities that are now available. Also, when you initially start browsing, it helps to have a few distinct design concepts and the overall budget because the variety can be overwhelming.

Here are Engagement Ring Trends 2023:

1. Modern Art-Deco
2. Colored Stones
3. Lab-Grown Diamonds
4. East-West Settings
5. Multiple Large Stones

The traditional round diamond form, which is the most common, may come to mind when you think of diamonds. But if you want something different, a tonne of alternative forms may be found to suit your unique taste and style. Each diamond shape has its own fire and brilliance because they are cut to different standards, altering how they reflect light.

The most popular kinds of diamonds are listed below:

1. Round Brilliant Cut Diamonds
2. Princess-Cut Diamonds
3. Marquise-Cut Diamonds
4. Cushion-Cut Diamonds
5. Emerald-Cut Diamonds
6. Radiant-Cut Diamonds
7. Pear-Shaped Diamonds
8. Oval Diamonds
9. Asscher-Cut Diamonds