Like the rest of Argyle’s coloured diamond production the quality and quantity of the fancy blue diamonds produced from this single mine are unlike any other source in the world. The intensity of Argyle’s Fancy blue diamondsare incredible, producing deep ocean colours with electrifying tones of grey and violet. The production of blue diamonds from the Argyle mine is even smaller than the more famous pinks with many people still unaware that they even exist. There are only three grades given for fancy blue diamonds from BL1-3 with a 3 being the deepest blue.
Argyle fancy Violet diamonds
Still held within the blue category of Argyle’ blue diamond grading system are the fancy violet coloured diamonds. Violet coloured diamonds are the Argyle blue diamonds that also contain significant overtones of pink. These diamonds are very rare and are commonly quite small with only 42 tender stones being offered in the whole 30 years of Argyle’s production and many being as small as 0.30ct.
Buying a fancy Blue Argyle Diamond
For those people fortunate enough to own a fancy blue Argyle diamond will have found that trying to buy one of these magnificent violet blue and grey blue diamonds proves just how rare they are. At any one time there may only be a selection of maybe 10 or so fancy blue diamonds available above 0.10 carats. It is rarely a case where clients can decide the qualities of what they would like to buy but what fancy blue diamond happens to be available in their budget. To buy an Argyle blue diamond the best source is from a diamond merchant who stocks Argyle diamonds and has access to buy direct from an Argyle partner.