Tag: jewelry prices

Blockchain makes diamond process and price more transparent | Chepicap

Blockchain makes diamond process and price more transparent | Chepicap

Diamond’s price and provenance will be made transparent to the public by Rare Carat using blockchain technology. One of the hardest materials on earth, which considered as a woman’s best friend, diamond, has an industry value worth of approximately US$72 billion per year. Valued at a relatively high price, no one really ever knows where […]

‘Diamonds Are Forever,’ and Made by Machine | The New York Times

‘Diamonds Are Forever,’ and Made by Machine | The New York Times

On Tuesday, De Beers will introduce Lightbox, a fashion jewelry label selling (relatively) low-budget gems with mass-market appeal. (Think a sweet 16 gift, not an engagement ring.) Pastel pink, white and baby-blue lab-grown studs and pendants, priced from $200 for a quarter carat to $800 for one carat, will be presented in candy-colored cardboard gift […]

Carats launches a pricing index to bring tokenization to the diamond market | Venture Beat

Carats launches a pricing index to bring tokenization to the diamond market | Venture Beat

Although it is not billed as a stablecoin, Carats does share some of the properties of that breed of cryptocurrency or token. “If there’s one thing we can count on, it’s that diamonds won’t go out of fashion, and hence their value holds steady,” Carats cofounder and CEO Avishai Shoushan told me. “Our proprietary formula […]

CEDEX – Bringing Blockchain Innovation To The Diamond Industry | Crypto Daily

CEDEX – Bringing Blockchain Innovation To The Diamond Industry | Crypto Daily

One credible point that cryptocurrency skeptics often make is that there is little need for blockchain technology in most industries. Blockchains like Bitcoin’s are slow and costly to run, so it’s fair to argue that they will likely fail to take hold in industries where they don’t solve significant problems. Diamonds, however, are not one […]

Gem Reports Finding Fifth-Biggest Diamond in History | The Market Mogul

Gem Reports Finding Fifth-Biggest Diamond in History | The Market Mogul

One of the biggest diamonds in history has been dug up in the Kingdom of Lesotho, Southern Africa. The diamond has been valued at 910 carats and described as of “exceptional quality”. At roughly the size of two golf balls, it is the fifth biggest diamond ever found. The stone was found at the Lestseng […]

Book Review: Fancy Color Diamonds – The Pricing Architecture | Gem Gossip

Book Review: Fancy Color Diamonds – The Pricing Architecture | Gem Gossip

Pricing fancy colored diamonds has always been sort of an art for appraisers and diamond dealers—so many factors come into play, lots of unchartered territory. Not to mention, it is so market-driven with many unknowns. To make things even more difficult, fancy colored diamonds are multi-layered themselves, with several factors which come into play when […]

Ice.com’s New Owners Raise $2 Million To Bring Fair Pricing To The Jewelry Industry | TechCrunch

Ice.com’s New Owners Raise $2 Million To Bring Fair Pricing To The Jewelry Industry | TechCrunch

Ice.com’s website today operates as a marketplace, and specifically one that targets the middle of the market – meaning rings that are more likely around the $100 price point, not $5,000-plus, as on high-end sites. Since Ice.com’s goal is to offer affordable, but quality, jewelry, its on-staff gemologists vet the sellers before they go live by ordering samples, and […]