For the past 30 years, demand for Argyle pink diamonds has continued unabated, defying the ebb and flow of economic
cycles. Over this period of time Argyle Pink Diamonds have been able to successfully develop a diversified global market
for its full range of pink diamonds.
Over the past two decades, the Japanese market has shown a strong appetite for pink diamonds, and this continues
today. It remains the largest consumer market for pink diamonds by volume. The lighter ‘Cherry Blossom’ shades of pink
are in strong demand from Japanese jewellery designers, as this hue is revered as a symbol of love in bridal jewellery.
Argyle Pink Diamonds have long been sought after for high-end jewellery and by gem collectors of Europe where there is
an innate appreciation of their rarity. The mature US market has also demonstrated continued, sustained demand
through periods of volatility within its financial markets, and is one of the strongest markets for unique and collectable
The emerging markets of India and China are rapidly providing new sources of demand for unique Argyle Pink Diamonds.
Together with changing consumption patterns, there is a growing understanding of the value of rare coloured diamonds
by high net worth individuals in these markets.
The trading performance of the Asset Manager behind the Pink Diamond Investment Fund can be compared with listed
asset classes and the independent Fancy Color Diamond Index. The Fancy Color Research Foundation (FCRF), provides
transparency, fair-trade and high ethical standards to the fancy color diamond wholesale and retail segments.
FCRF created the Fancy Color Diamond Index and has been tracing fancy color diamond data since it was first systematically
captured, back in 2005. The Fancy Pink Diamond prices per carat are indexed to 100 and converted to a compound
annual growth rate over the period 1 Jan 2005 to 30 April 2017 for comparison to other asset indexes and the trading
performance of Bruce Robinson Diamonds.
Bruce Robinson Diamonds (BRD) has been trading precious stones since 1969 and was appointed as a Select Atelier for
Argyle Pink Diamonds in 1996. Cameron Robinson, son of Bruce, has been directly involved in the business for over 26
years, running the pink diamond business profit centre specifically since 2005.
Cameron’s trading history over this period in investment grade pink diamonds has been independently verified by Helen
Levonis FGAA DipDT Registered Valuer to demonstrate his historical performance over the period 1 Jan 2005 to 30 April
2017 for direct comparison purposes. All returns over the period have been converted to Compound Annual Growth Rates
(CAGR) and are reported in the currency of the index.