Retail Diamond Prices Rise in March 2015

By Erika Winters

Diamond Prices News Roundup – March 2015

Retail diamond prices increased in March following price dips in January and February. 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 March 2015

0 to 0.5 carat: +2%

0.5 to 1.0 carat: +1%

1.0 to 2.0 carats: no change

2.0 to 3.0 carats: +1%

3.0 to 4.0 carats: no change

4.0 to 99 carats: +2%


Pricescope Updated Retail Diamond Price Chart

Pricescope has been charting retail diamond prices since 2007.

Pricescope Retail Diamond Prices Chart for March 2015

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Rapaport: Polished Diamond Prices Fall in March

Polished diamond prices softened in March as trading volume was restricted by weak demand.



IDEX Online Research:
Polished Diamond Prices Rise in March


Following several consecutive months of price declines since the summer of 2014, polished prices trended upwards during March 2015.


The Wall Street Journal:
De Beers Toughens Up Diamond Finance

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JCK: How Dealers Are Trying (and so Far Failing) to Influence the Rapaport List

A few weeks back, about 20 major Indian manufacturers listed their diamonds on RapNet priced at full “list” (Rapaport) price.



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Retail Diamond Prices Down Slightly in February

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