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IDEX Online Polished Price Changes – March 31 , 2016

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by Danielle Max

(IDEX Online News) – Price of round diamonds fluctuated during the month, somewhat checking the long-running pattern of downward price movements. Items in the 0.23-0.29 carat category showed upward movement, with price rises of up to almost 6 percent. Items in the 1.00-1.24 carat range showed hardly any movement.

Goods in the 3.00-3.99 carat category, showed widespread downward movement, but did not exceed an approximately 3-percent decrease.  

The picture overall for fancy shapes, showed more downward movement than has recently been the case.

Decreases in price of up to 3 percent or 4 percent, occurred in goods of 1.00-1.24-2.99 carats and 4.00-4.99-carats. Price movement in items sized 5 carats saw 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 / VVS1 -2.5%
  • 0.23-0.29 cts D-E / I1 -5% and F-G/ VS1 +3%
  • 0.30-0.39 cts H-I / IF -2%, J / VVS1 +3%
  • 0.40-0.44 cts F / VVS1-VS2 +2-4% and G-H / VVS2 +2%
  • 0.45-0.49 cts D and I / IF -2-3%
  • 0.50-0.69 cts F-M / SI2 +2-4%
  • 0.70-0.79 cts D-E / VVS2 -3%, H / IF -3% and G-H / SI2 +3%
  • 0.80-0.89 cts L / SI2 +3%
  • 0.90-0.99 cts changes including D / IF +3% and D-J / VVS2 -2-4%
  • 1.00-1.24 cts F / VVS1 -3%, H / VVS2 -2.5% and J / SI2 +2%
  • 1.25-1.49 cts D / IF-VVS1 -0.5-3%
  • 1.50-1.99 cts D / VVS1-VS1 -3%, F-G and L-M / IF -1-3%
  • 2 cts D / VVS2 -3% and G / VVS2+ -2-3%
  • 3 cts downward changes including D-G / IF -3% and J-L / VVS1 -3%
  • 4 cts F / VS1-2 -3%
  • 5 cts E / VVS2 +2% and G / VS2 +3%

Fancy Cuts

  • 0.18-0.22 cts positive changes D / VVS1-2 +3.5% and E / VVS1-VS2 +4-4.5%
  • 0.23-0.29 cts F / VS2 -3.5% and I / VS2 -5%
  • 0.30-0.39 cts G-J / IF -2-3.5% and D / VS2-SI2 +2-3%
  • 0.40-0.44 cts F / VVS2 -3.5% and I / VVS1 -2%
  • 0.45-0.49 cts F / VVS1 +3% and F-H / SI1 -3%
  • 0.50-0.69 cts D / IF +3% and M / VS1-2 -4-5%
  • 0.70-0.79 cts D-F / IF -3%
  • 0.80-0.89 cts D-E / IF -1-3% and G-H / SI2 +3%
  • 0.90-0.99 cts K-L / VVS -3.5-4.5%
  • 1.00-1.24 cts F-K / IF -2-4% and E-G / VVS2 -2.5-3.5%
  • 1.25-1.49 cts E / VVS2 +3% and I / VVS2 -3%
  • 1.50-1.99 cts G-I / VVS1 -2-3% and D-E and I-K / VS2 -2-3%
  • 2 cts negative changes including G-I / VVS1 -1-3% and E-F / VS2-SI1 -2-3%
  • 3 cts D / VVS1-2 -2.5-3% and G / IF +3%
  • 4 cts D / VVS2-VS2 -3% and E / SI1-2 -3%
  • 5 cts E / VS1-2 +3% and F / VS2-SI1 +3%

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