Fancy coloured diamonds are fast overtaking the colourless white gems as a safe long term investment option.
The Fancy Colour Research Foundation (FCRF) latest research shows that fancy colour diamonds have outperformed white diamonds prices.
Natural fancy diamonds come in many different colours including the rare blue, orange, pink, red, and greens are achieving higher prices on the international market.
The FCRF has seen striking changes in the value of fancy coloured diamonds over the past. The data revealed patterns between investment and world economies.
Recently an 8.41 carat vivid purple pink diamond was sold for a record $17.10 million, and a 14.82 carat orange diamond sold for a world record $35.5 million.