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Rapaport Weekly Indian Market Report

As of May 18

May 18, 2017 10:58 AM   By Rapaport News
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Suppliers preparing for Las Vegas shows. Some companies sending fewer personnel as they expect lower retail visitor traffic. A few large diamond manufacturers presenting jewelry lines in Vegas. Good demand for SI’s in all sizes, with Chinese jewelers shifting to lower clarities. Rough trading steady after De Beers limited supply to $520M at May sight. Polished production continues to rise.

Round  
-1 point: Good demand: $300-$500 whites.
  Fair demand: $550-$650 whites.
-2 point: Fair demand: $300-$400 whites.
2-7 point: Fair demand: $300-$450 whites.
8-18 point: Fair demand: +$450 whites.
20 points: Fair demand: -$500 whites.
25 points: Good demand: +$700 whites.
  Fair demand: $400-$700 whites.
33 points: Good demand: +$800 whites.
  Fair demand: -$500-$800 whites.
50 points: Good demand: +$800 whites.
75 points: Fair demand: $700-$1000 whites.
1 carat+: Good demand: +$1,500 whites.
   
Princess  
-3 point: Fair demand: $200-$300 whites.
+3 point: Fair demand: $200-$300 whites.
+9-18 point: Fair demand: -$400 whites.
20 point: Fair demand: $400-$500 whites.
25 point: Fair demand: -$500 whites.
33 point: Fair demand: $500-$800 whites.
50 point: Fair demand: +$800 whites.
75 point: Fair demand: $1,000-$1,400 whites.
1 carat+: Fair demand: +$1,500 whites.
   
Marquise  
-6 point: Fair demand: $400-$550 whites.
+7-18 point: Fair demand: $500-$800 whites.
20 point: Fair demand: $300-$500 whites.
25 point: Fair demand: $350-$550 whites.
33 point: Fair demand: $500-$700 whites.
50 point: Fair demand: $800-$1000 whites.
75 point: Fair demand: $800-$1000 whites.
1 carat+: Fair demand: +$1000 whites.
   
Tapers & Baguettes  
  Fair demand: $350-$400 2mm-2.5mm whites.
                        $450-$500 2.5mm-3mm whites.
                        $600-$700 3mm-4mm whites.
                        $700-$800 4mm-5mm whites.
                        $800-$1,000 +5mm whites.
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