By Erika W.
Rising Diamond Prices
Last month, our diamond prices news roundup showed continued rising diamond prices. Prices have not only reached 2008 pre-crisis levels, but they have increased in diamonds of all sizes. IDEX has reported large gains in March for the .50-3.00 carat range with additional gains in polished diamonds over 4.00 carats. Rough prices continue to rise as a result of growing demand from thriving Asian economies. From supplier to retailer and ultimately to the consumer, the rising price trend is likely to continue.
Idex Online Research reports soaring diamond prices in March 2011. Read the article at Idex.
Updated 4/01/2011, the Pricescope diamond prices chart shows increasing prices for all carat weights. Pricescope has been charting retail diamond prices since 2007. Diamond Price Chart.
Harry Winston’s financial statement predicts rising prices for rough and polished diamonds through 2012. Read the article at JCK.
Diamond Trading Company increased diamond prices at the March site with price hikes applied to all categories. Read the article at Diamonds.Net.
Record prices for large diamonds from Christie’s and Sotheby’s auction houses reflect a growing global diamond market. Read the article at Diamonds.Net.
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