By Erika Winters
Diamond Prices News Roundup – December 2014
Retail diamond prices for most of Pricescope’s listed carat weights dropped slightly in December with the exception of a 4% increase for diamonds in the 0.5- to 1.0-carat range. Retail diamond price changes are based on Pricescope’s database of over 450,000 diamonds from retail stores. Read more about diamond price changes below.
Retail Diamond Price Changes for December 2014
0 to 0.5 carat: -1%
0.5 to 1.0 carat: +4%
1.0 to 2.0 carats: -2%
2.0 to 3.0 carats: -1%
3.0 to 4.0 carats: -1%
4.0 to 99 carats: no change
Pricescope has been charting retail diamond prices since 2007.
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