Retail Diamond Prices Stable in November 2013

By Erika Winters

Diamond Prices News Roundup – November 2013

Following October’s retail diamond price increases, Pricescope charted no diamond price changes during the month of November. Retail diamond price changes are based on Pricescope’s database of over 450,000 diamonds from retail stores.

Pricescope Updated Retail Diamond Price Chart

Pricescope has been charting retail diamond prices since 2007.

Pricescope Retail Diamond Prices Chart for November 2013

Read some of the latest stories in diamond price news…

Rapaport: Certified Polished Diamond Prices Stable in November

Certified polished diamond prices were stable in November supported by improving demand during the Christmas shopping season. Diamond dealers were focused on supplying U.S. jewelers with strong demand for lower priced commercial quality diamonds as consumers tighten their holiday shopping budgets. Diamond prices to jump next year— Alrosa

World’s biggest diamonds producer Alrosa is anticipating a big jump in prices for these gems due to both reduced production in the medium term will and increasing demand.

Business Standard: De Beers introduces forward contracts of rough diamonds

With the slowing global economy posing a threat to diamond sales, the world’s largest rough-diamond miner De Beers has introduced forward contract sales, allowing customers to book the required quantities and types of the stone for a future month.

The Times of India: India’s diamond export up by 56%

As per the latest figures issued by Gems and Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC), India’s polished diamond export has increased phenomenally by 56 per cent year on year to $2.15 billion in October.

The New York Times: A Rising Appetite to Invest in Colored Diamonds

With big diamonds fetching such stratospheric prices this autumn, it is small wonder that the stones have held their value with collectors and investors.

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