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IDEX Online Polished Price Changes – March 2 , 2016

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by Danielle Max

(IDEX Online News) – Price of round diamonds generally continued to fall, extending a long-running pattern. Items in the 0.23-0.29 carat category showed the significant downward movement, with price drops of up to 19 percent. Goods in the 0.90-1.00 carat category also showed widespread downward movment, with falls as much as 16 percent. Items in the 0.30-0.39 carat category, however, showed some upward movement. Some positive changes also took place in goods sized 1.50-1.99 carats, but the previous month’s gains in goods above 5 carats did not recur.

The picture overall was more positive for fancy shapes, as there were more upward price changes. The most positive movement was seen in goods sized between 0.30-0.49 carats, with increases across the board – some as high as 10 percent. Price movement in items sized 5 carats and above saw many positive changes.
 
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 D-F / VVS1 +3% and J / VVS2 -4%
  • 0.23-0.29 cts E-F / IF +2% and K-N / VS1+ -10-19%    
  • 0.30-0.39 cts D-M / SI1 +3-8% H-I / VVS2-VS1 -2-5%
  • 0.40-0.44 cts changes including D-E, J, L & N / IF -2-3% and E-F / VVS1-2 +3-4%
  • 0.45-0.49 cts D-E / VS1-2 -2-4% and G-H / VVS1-2 -2-4% 
  • 0.50-0.69 cts many changes including G and J / IF -3% and E-L / SI2 +2-4%
  • 0.70-0.79 cts many changes including D-J / IF, E-J / VVS1 -3-6.5% 
  • 0.80-0.89 cts negative changes including D-E / VVS2-VS1, G-I / IF and H-L / VVS1-2.5-6%
  • 0.90-0.99 cts downward changes including D-I / VS2+ -2-10% 
  • 1.00-1.24 cts negative changes including D-L / IF -2-9%
  • 1.25-1.49 cts changes including E-J / IF -0.5-5%and G-J / VVS1 -1-3%
  • 1.50-1.99 cts changes including H / IF-VVS1 -1-3%and K / IF-VVS1 +3-4% and L-N / VS2-SI1 -2-3%
  • 2 cts F-G /IF -1-2% and J-M / VVS1-VS1 -1-4%
  • 3 cts limited changes including D / VVS1-VVS2 -1-3% and I-J / VVS2 -3%
  • 4 cts a few shifts including D-E / VS1 -3-6%, F-G / VS1 +3% and H / VS2 +9%
  • 5 cts D-E / VVS2 –SI1 -2-5% and J / IF- VVS2 -3-6%,

Fancy Cuts

  • 0.18-0.22 cts E / VS2+ -4-14%
  • 0.23-0.29 cts D / VS1 -3% and G / VS2 +4%
  • 0.30-0.39 cts positive changes including G-H / VS1+ +3-7% and I-J / IF +4-6%  
  • 0.40-0.44 cts F-G / I1+ +3-13% and J-N / IF-VVS1 +3-7% 
  • 0.45-0.49 cts F-K /SI1+ +2-10%  
  • 0.50-0.69 cts D-E / IF -6% and L / VS1-SI2 +3-9%
  • 0.70-0.79 cts D-E / IF -2-6% and I-M / VS2-SI1 +2-5%
  • 0.80-0.89 cts D-E / VS1 +3-6% and D-I / I1 -5-11%  
  • 0.90-0.99 cts D-I / VVS1-VVS2 -2-5% and K-M / VVS1-VVS2 +4-5%  
  • 1.00-1.24 cts negative changes including D-F / SI2+ -3-7% and H-J / IF-VVS2 -2-8%
  • 1.25-1.49 cts D-F / IF – 2-3% and F-I / SI3 +1-3%
  • 1.50-1.99 cts D-I / SI2 -2-3% and H-I / VVS2 -3%
  • 2 cts changes including D-G / VS -2-3%and L-M / VS +2-3%
  • 3 cts D-E / IF -3-9%and L-N / VS2 +2-4% 
  • 4 cts D-F / IF -1-3%
  • 5 cts D-F / VS2-SI1 +3-6%

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