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IDEX Online Polished Price Changes – April 29 , 2016

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by David Brummer

(IDEX Online News) – Price of round diamonds fluctuated during the month, items sized 1.5 carats to 4 carats showing improvements. Goods sized between 0.30- 0.44-carats were mostly down in the SI1 and better clarity range. Items in the 1.00-1.24-carat range showed a few positive changes, but were largely static. There was almost no price movement in items sized 4 carats to 5 carats.

There was not much movement in fancy goods during the month. Items in the 1.00-1.24-carat category showed increases of as much as 4 percent in the better quality stones. Items sized 1.5-2.99 carats showed localized rises with some widespread price decreases. Price changes in the 4-carat to 5-carat goods were very limited.
  
Following are some of the main changes in this month’s IDEX Online Diamond Price Report.

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Rounds

  • 0.18-0.22 cts G / VVS2 +3%  
  • 0.23-0.29 cts D-G / VS1 +3% 
  • 0.30-0.39 cts G-L / VVS2-VS1 -2-4%
  • 0.40-0.44 cts D / VS1-SI1 -2-4%, G / VVS2 -2% and I-L / VS2 -3-4%
  • 0.45-0.49 cts D-F / VS1 +3-4%
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  • 0.50-0.69 cts F-G / VS2 -3%
  • 0.70-0.79 cts D / VVS1-2 +3% and K / VS2-SI2 -2-3%
  • 0.80-0.89 cts K / SI2 +2.5% and L / SI2 -3%

    0.90-0.99 cts changes including M-N / IF -3-4%, G-J / VVS2 +2-4% and K / VVS1-2-3%

  • 1.00-1.24 cts J / VS1 +4%
  • 1.25-1.49 cts F-G / IF -1-2% and E / VVS2 -3%
  • 1.50-1.99 cts D / VVS2-VS1 +3%
  • 2 cts E-G / IF +1-3%
  • 3 cts H-L / VVS1-VVS2 +3%
  • 4 cts F / VS1-2 +3%
  • 5 cts G / VS2 -3% and M-N / SI1 +4%

Fancy Cuts

  • 0.18-0.22 cts D / VVS2-VS2 -3-4% and E / IF-VVS1 +4%
  • 0.23-0.29 cts D-F / SI1 +4-5%
  • 0.30-0.39 cts F / IF-VVS1 -2-3%, I / VVS2 +3.5% and J / VS1-VS2 -5%
  • 0.40-0.44 cts J-K / IF -3% and M-N / VVS1 -4-5%
  • 0.45-0.49 cts F / VVS1-VVS2 -3-3.5% and G-H / VS1 +2-2.5%
  • 0.50-0.69 cts H-I / IF -3%
  • 0.70-0.79 cts D-F / IF +3%
  • 0.80-0.89 cts F-G / VS1 +3% and D-G / SI3-I2 +2-7%
  • 0.90-0.99 cts E / IF -3%
  • 1.00-1.24 cts F-K / IF +2-4% and J-K / VVS1 +2.5-4%
  • 1.25-1.49 cts D-E / VS1 -1-3%  
  • 1.50-1.99 cts E-H / IF -2-3% and D-H VS1 -1-3%
  • 2 cts G-H / VVS1-VVS2 +1-3% and D-H / VS2-SI1 -1-3%
  • 3 cts G / IF -3% and D and F / VS2 -3%
  • 4 cts D / VS2 and E / SI1 +3%
  • 5 cts G-H / SI2 -3%

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