IDEX reported today that prices of polished diamonds soared by 5.2% in June compared to May, growing by a dramatic 18.5% year-over-year, according to their IDEX Online Polished Diamond Price Index.

IDEX reports that June was a record month for polished diamond prices. Their proprietary Diamond Price Index increased by 9.1% between June 1 and June 30, the steepest increase since the price recovery cycle began more than a year ago.

In the week beginning June 17, polished diamond prices rose sharply, peaking at a new record level, 146.1.

On a month over month basis, they report that prices of round diamonds below one-carat rose substantially, while stones weighing one, two, and three carats posted increases that were more moderate. Prices for four and five carat stones jumped dramatically.

Click here for the full analysis of the polished diamond prices, available to IDEX Online Research subscribers a nd IDEX Online members.

For a summary of the polished diamond analysis, click here.


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