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Fancy colour diamond prices stabilse in Q1 2018

The Fancy Color Research Foundation (FCRF) has confirmed that fancy colour diamond prices showed signs of stabilising in the first quarter of 2018. The Fancy Color Diamond Index (FCDI) indicated an overall rise of 0.1% in Q1 2018 for fancy colour diamonds across all sizes and saturations. Continuing the trend from 2017, prices of blue

Demand for natural blue diamonds remain strong in Q3 2016

Analysis of wholesale pricing data, conducted by the Fancy Color Research Foundation (FCRF), reveals that fancy colour diamond prices continued to climb moderately during Q3 2016, at a rate similar to Q2. For over a year, transactional data testifies to two opposite pricing trends in fancy color diamonds: consistent demand-driven price increases for pink and

FCRF unveils Fancy Color Diamond Rarity Evaluator

Following five years of data collection, analysis and platform development, the Fancy Color Research Foundation (FCRF) is launching the first ever industry Fancy Color Rarity Evaluator (FCRE). The FCRE provides proprietary rarity estimates to all yellow, pink and blue fancy colour diamonds based on the diamond’s carat weight, colour, colour intensity, clarity and shape. The FCRE

Blue fancy colour diamond prices up 1.7% in Q1 2016

For the first quarter of 2016 fancy blue diamond prices increased by 1.7%. According to the latest Fancy Color Diamond Index, during the same period, fancy yellow diamonds saw prices decline by 1.8%, while fancy pink diamonds saw a 0.3% price increase. Overall prices in the fancy colour diamond category remained largely unchanged for Q1