Who Buys Diamonds? Large Diamond Buyers Get Tickled Pink
A 360 percent growth rate over the last nine years is nothing to scoff at.
Fancy colored diamonds, pink in particular, have seen an unprecedented, steady rise in value over the last 30 years – and they show no signs of slowing down. The price of these stones increases with the intensity of their hue, with fancy light pink diamonds currently fetching $320,000 per carat, intense pink 450k and vivid pink at 600k. (More fancy color diamond pricing here)
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Every diamond is unique, just like people (or as they like to think). As there are certain diamond types and classifications, there are obviously distinct types of people too. In an effort to educate what diamond styles, shapes and grades represent, we have compiled a collection of diamond varieties and their corresponding humans.
Any Diamond with an Excessively Large Carat Weight…and many Inclusions (internal flaws)
= Kim Kardashian
This diamond type is exactly what it sounds like: all show with little substance. Also fits into the “Good from a far, far from a good” philosophy. A large carat diamond will wow people (especially those with under-developed tastes) at first, but a closer inspection reveals cracks beneath the surface and an overall dullness.
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If you have a piece of diamond jewelry you’re looking to sell, you’ll find no shortage of people willing to take it off your hands. They probably don’t have your best interests at heart, though. Selling your diamond jewelry and getting a good price can be a tricky process, but it doesn’t have to be. That’s why we’ve put together these 10 tips for getting the most for your diamond, including some info about how Diamond Lighthouse can make things even easier.
1. Don’t rush
If you’re in too much of a hurry to sell the diamond, you may not get the best price. Diamond buyers will be able to tell you’re in a hurry and will offer you a lower price, thinking you’ll jump at the first offer they throw at you. Even if you need cash fast, there’s no reason to take a lowball offer. If you sell your diamond through Diamond Lighthouse, we can often find a buyer in as little as one business day that will pay you more than any pawn shop or secondhand jeweler. Even a single day can make the difference between you getting $100 and $1,000 for your diamond jewelry.
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They’re unique, often ostentatious and always crazy expensive. Celebrity engagement and wedding rings sometimes seem to captivate people more than the celebrities themselves. That’s why we put together this list of the 10 most famous celebrity diamond rings in recent history. Whether they buy these jaunty jewels because they’re expected to or just because they can, nobody can resist gawking and gossiping about them. Diamond Lighthouse has heard of some pretty outrageous prices coming out of the diamond industry, but none of them top these rocks.
10. Kim Kardashian’s Engagement Ring from Kris Humphries
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