For the past five years, the Fancy Color Research Foundation (FCRF) has been collecting data and performing analysis to develop the Fancy Color Rarity Evaluator (FCRE™). This is the industry’s first-ever rarity evaluator for fancy-colour diamonds.
The FCRE™ provides proprietary rarity estimates for yellow, pink, and blue fancy-colour diamonds based on the carat weight, colour, colour intensity, clarity, and shape. The FCRE™ will provide an estimated range of the number of similar diamonds unearthed each … Continue reading FCRF unveils Fancy Color Rarity Evaluator
The price of fancy blue and pink diamonds increased partially in the second quarter, offset by a drop in commercial fancy yellow prices. According to the Fancy Color Research Foundation (FCRF), fancy-colour diamond prices edged up in the period between April and June 2016, following a relatively soft first quarter.
Today, diamonds are a major part of my repertoire. When I discovered not all diamonds are white, it was the best of all possible worlds—the combination of the positive qualities of diamond with the beauty of colour!
Natural near-colourless diamonds originate from more than 10 diamond-producing nations whose mines are owned by several big mining companies, including major players like Alrosa, Dominion Diamond Corp., De Beers, and Rio Tinto.