Diamond Prices News Roundup – April 2011

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.

From Idex: Polished Diamond Prices Soar 4.9% in March

Idex Online Research reports soaring diamond prices in March 2011. Read the article at Idex.

Idex Polished Prices Chart

Pricescope Updated Diamond Prices Chart

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.

Pricescope Diamond Prices Chart

From JCK: Harry Winston Retail Sales Up 89%, Sees Rising Diamond Prices

Harry Winston’s financial statement predicts rising prices for rough and polished diamonds through 2012. Read the article at JCK.

From Rapaport: DTC Hikes Prices, March Sight Estimated at $500M

Diamond Trading Company increased diamond prices at the March site with price hikes applied to all categories. Read the article at Diamonds.Net.

From GIA Insider via Rapaport: Why are Auction House Diamond Sales Breaking Records?

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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