Diamond Market News Directory

Tips for Identifying Fake Diamonds

Business Insider published an article that looks at five ways to tell if a diamond is real or fake. It recommends rubbing questionable gems with sandpaper or doing a fog test — essentially breathing hot air on such gems.

Infographic: The World of Colored Diamonds

Visual Capitalist published an infographic that looks at fancy colored diamonds, explaining what makes them colored, how they're valued and why exactly people are interested in investing in them.

Polished Diamond Prices Declined in 2014

Rapaport reported that polished diamond prices sunk in 2014 as a result of lower demand from China and decreased liquidity. For the year, the RapNet Diamond Index for 1-carat, laboratory-graded diamonds sank 8.7 percent.