The IDEX Online Polished Price Report for September 19

Trading was very thin in round shapes, according to this week's IDEX Online Price Report, with relatively few changes and all but one being negative

And in fancy-shapes, too, there were relatively low levels of trading, but with considerably more risers than decliners.

Following are some of the changes in this week's IDEX Online Diamond Price Report.

Rounds

  • 0.18-0.22 cts unchanged
  • 0.23-0.29 cts J / VS2 +4.2% to $1,250 p/c
  • 0.30-0.39 cts unchanged
  • 0.40-0.44 cts I / VVS1 declining
  • 0.45-0.49 cts Just two changes, both declines
  • 0.50-0.69 cts no changes
  • 0.70-0.79 cts L / VVS2 -2.2% to $2,200/c
  • 0.80-0.89 cts no changes
  • 0.90-0.99 cts several declines
  • 1.00-1.24 cts unchanged
  • 1.25-1.49 cts no changes
  • 2 cts I-N / I1 declining
  • 3 cts unchanged
  • 4 cts no changes
  • 5 cts unchanged

Fancy Cuts

  • 0.18-0.22 cts E / VS1 +4.4% to $1,200 p/c
  • 0.23-0.29 cts J / VVS1 +4.6% to $1,150 p/c
  • 0.30-00.39 cts mixed results
  • 0.40-0.44 cts I-K / VS2 rising strongly
  • 0.45-0.49 cts E / SI2-I1 rising
  • 0.50-0.69 cts almost unchanged
  • 0.70-0.79 cts E / SI1 +2.7% to $3,800p/c
  • 0.80-0.89 cts G-I / SI1 declining
  • 0.90-0.99 cts many increases
  • 1.00-1.24 cts unchanged
  • 1.50-1.99 cts D / VVS1 -3.3% to $17,800p/c
  • 2 cts several declines
  • 3 cts G / SI1 +3.3% to $12,500p/c
  • 4 cts unchanged
  • 5 cts H / SI2 +3.2% to $12,900p/c

 

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Edahn Golan is Editor-in-Chief of IDEX Online, heading an international team of writers that covers global industry related events and issues. He writes about rough and polished diamond prices, publishes industry analysis articles and a popular weekly opinion column. In recent years, Edahn has advised a number of leading diamond firms, industry bodies and governmental agencies. He writes research papers on topics ranging from provenance analysis of fancy color diamonds to diamond's contribution to local economies, often contributing or writing the diamond chapters for leading research organizations such as KPMG and Bain & Co.