Fancy Diamond Frenzy!

Fancy colored diamonds are the worlds rarest gemstones! They are captivating and brilliant. Stones that are ranked beyond Z color along the industry standard D-Z color grading scale, are considered fancy colored stones. The most valuable fancy colored diamonds are those with hues of saturated pinks, blues, and greens. Even a slight variation in color (ranges from light to intense) will have an big impact on the gemstones value. Fancy colored diamonds come in every color on the spectrum!

Fancy Facts

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💎 1 in 10,000 Diamonds are Fancy Colored

💎 The Pink Star Diamond is a Record Breaking gem that sold in April 2017. The gem weighs a whopping 59.60 carats, and sold for $71.2 Million, making it the  most expensive gem ever auctioned.

💎 The world's most famous gem is the Hope Diamond, which is a 45.52 carat Fancy Deep Grayish Blue.

💎 Red Diamonds are the rarest of the rare-- only a handful are known to exist.

See the below video of a 16 carat Radiant Cut Fancy Yellow Diamond. (Over $2M value.)

Kate Alexandra Jewelry Fancy Colored Diamond Stackable Rings

Kate Alexandra Jewelry Fancy Colored Diamond Stackable Rings

The Most Stunning Jewels at the 69th Annual Emmy Awards

This Years Most Stunning Jewels at the

69th Annual Emmy Awards

Jane Fonda wore a custom three-piece jewelry set from Gismondi 1754 including a $1.75 million necklace that she wore backwards, and a show-stopping pair of emerald-and-diamond chandelier earrings. The three-piece set (named the "Rugiada" collection) took 10 artisans over 600 hours to create for a total value of $2.5 million.

Jane Fonda wore a custom three-piece jewelry set from Gismondi 1754 including a $1.75 million necklace that she wore backwards, and a show-stopping pair of emerald-and-diamond chandelier earrings. The three-piece set (named the "Rugiada" collection) took 10 artisans over 600 hours to create for a total value of $2.5 million.

Priyanka Chopra was adorned in over $7 million worth of Lorraine Schwartz diamonds, including 62-carat emerald cut diamond earrings and a 16.5-carat diamond ring.

Priyanka Chopra was adorned in over $7 million worth of Lorraine Schwartz diamonds, including 62-carat emerald cut diamond earrings and a 16.5-carat diamond ring.

Nicole Kidman hit the carpet in over $2 million worth of Harry Winston jewels including a 35.16-carat diamond links bracelet set in platinum and 13.77-carat pear-shaped drop earrings. She also wore a 1956 vintage Omega timepiece as an ambassador for the brand. 

Nicole Kidman hit the carpet in over $2 million worth of Harry Winston jewels including a 35.16-carat diamond links bracelet set in platinum and 13.77-carat pear-shaped drop earrings. She also wore a 1956 vintage Omega timepiece as an ambassador for the brand. 

Zoe Kravitz paired her gorgeous rainbow feathered Dior dress with glittering Tiffany & Co. diamonds, including two necklaces, earrings, a bracelet and rings.

Zoe Kravitz paired her gorgeous rainbow feathered Dior dress with glittering Tiffany & Co. diamonds, including two necklaces, earrings, a bracelet and rings.

Emmy Rossum added a pop of color to her black strapless sequin Zac Posen gown via 58-carat Colombian emerald drop earrings and a 19-carat emerald cocktail ring from Lorraine Schwartz.

Emmy Rossum added a pop of color to her black strapless sequin Zac Posen gown via 58-carat Colombian emerald drop earrings and a 19-carat emerald cocktail ring from Lorraine Schwartz.

Actress Jessica Biel  added even more sparkle to her  gilttering, draped Ralph & Russo gown  via Forevermark diamonds, including 18.61-carat long drop diamond earrings, a 13.78-carat cushion diamond bracelet, and diamond rings weighing in at close to 10 carats. 

Actress Jessica Biel  added even more sparkle to her gilttering, draped Ralph & Russo gown via Forevermark diamonds, including 18.61-carat long drop diamond earrings, a 13.78-carat cushion diamond bracelet, and diamond rings weighing in at close to 10 carats. 

Alison Janney sparkled in Lorraine Schwartz bling, which included 18-karat rose gold and white diamond waterfall earrings, a 100-carat diamond cuff and 15-carat diamond ring.

Alison Janney sparkled in Lorraine Schwartz bling, which included 18-karat rose gold and white diamond waterfall earrings, a 100-carat diamond cuff and 15-carat diamond ring.

Ellie Kemper played up the colorful beading on her Jenny Packham gown with chandelier earrings Lorraine Schwartz featuring rubellite, ruby and pink sapphire, plus a handful of ruby rings.      

Ellie Kemper played up the colorful beading on her Jenny Packham gown with chandelier earrings Lorraine Schwartz featuring rubellite, ruby and pink sapphire, plus a handful of ruby rings.

 

 

Bombshell Sofia Vergara in oversized diamond and sapphire chandelier earrings by Lorraine Schwartz.

Bombshell Sofia Vergara in oversized diamond and sapphire chandelier earrings by Lorraine Schwartz.

From Paris, With Love : Haute Joaillerie 2015 Look

There were some major high jewelry (haute joaillerie) moments coming out of Paris Haute Couture week. Here are a few of our top picks of these stunningly unique designs of diamond jewelry and gemstone jewelry from Paris.

This gorgeous $6.5M (gasp) Bulgari necklace is encrusted with 24.75 carats of round cut brilliant diamonds, and also sapphires and pink spinels, and dusted with pavé diamonds.     PHOTO: BULGARI

This gorgeous $6.5M (gasp) Bulgari necklace is encrusted with 24.75 carats of round cut brilliant diamonds, and also sapphires and pink spinels, and dusted with pavé diamonds.  PHOTO: BULGARI

This gorgeous De Beers necklace from their Talisman collection has a 13 carat center pendant of orange rough diamond. The length was created using rough diamonds and baguettes along with cuts of polished diamonds on the medallions. The price? A whopping $550,000.      PHOTO: DE BEERS

This gorgeous De Beers necklace from their Talisman collection has a 13 carat center pendant of orange rough diamond. The length was created using rough diamonds and baguettes along with cuts of polished diamonds on the medallions. The price? A whopping $550,000. PHOTO: DE BEERS

This Piaget "Serenissima"cuff is so stunning beautiful and unique. It is encrusted with emeralds, sapphires and diamonds, and has an unexpected material: 10 different kinds of real feathers!    The center stone is a 3.46 carat Columbian cushion Emerald..  .It took over 250 hours to complete and cost around $360,000.    PHOTO: PIAGET

This Piaget "Serenissima"cuff is so stunning beautiful and unique. It is encrusted with emeralds, sapphires and diamonds, and has an unexpected material: 10 different kinds of real feathers!  The center stone is a 3.46 carat Columbian cushion Emerald...It took over 250 hours to complete and cost around $360,000. PHOTO: PIAGET