Diamond Prices Fell This Week: Statistical Summary

Diamond prices fell to $9,776 this week from $9,808 a week earlier, according to the Rapaport Diamond Trade Index. The index is formulated from the average price for the top 25 best quality 1 carat diamonds, color between D and H and clarity between internally flawless (IF) and very small inclusion (VS2).

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                  Jan. 11     Jan. 4    Dec. 28    Dec. 21    Dec. 14     Dec. 7
                     2012       2012       2011       2011       2011       2011
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Index Value     $9,775.53  $9,807.86  $9,764.22  $9,840.56  $9,828.22  $9,887.92
Weekly change     -$32.33     $43.64    -$76.34     $12.34    -$59.70     $27.57
Weekly change      -0.33%      0.45%     -0.78%      0.13%     -0.60%      0.28%
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Yearly change   $1,587.81  $1,671.76  $1,739.16  $1,809.13  $1,818.22  $1,871.40
Yearly change      19.39%     20.55%     21.67%     22.53%     22.70%     23.34%
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SOURCE: Rapaport Diamond Trade Index
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