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How To Start Your Precious Metals Portfolio
Investing

How To Start Your Precious Metals Portfolio

Are you considering adding diamonds, gold, silver, copper, or another precious metal to your investment portfolio? Brilliant move.

August 10, 2022
5 min read
Clear Cut: Diamond Certification Explained
Diamond Sellers

Clear Cut: Diamond Certification Explained

Diamond Standard only buys from registered and accredited vendors, who are established diamond manufacturers and dealers around the world.

July 13, 2022
6 min read
Diamonds: History Repeats Itself
Market Commentary

Diamonds: History Repeats Itself

When investors try to predict the future, it can be helpful to look at the past to better assess today's market conditions. Yes, history often repeats itself.

June 28, 2022
7 min read
Diamond Commodities Step Up At Challenging Times for Investors
Market Commentary

Diamond Commodities Step Up At Challenging Times for Investors

When investors try to predict the future, it can be helpful to look at the past to better assess today's market conditions. Yes, history often repeats itself.

June 10, 2022
5 min read
Uncovering Myths in the Diamond Market
Diamond Facts

Uncovering Myths in the Diamond Market

Diamond Standard has encountered some common myths that have proven persistent – and which, without a more informed perspective, sometimes hold investors back from realizing the full benefits of these popular stones as investable assets.

May 10, 2022
7 min read
Does Uranium’s Recent Past Predict the Diamond Market’s Future?
Case Study

Does Uranium’s Recent Past Predict the Diamond Market’s Future?

Interesting things happen when investors are offered new pathways to access valuable commodities – especially when those commodities are faced with severe supply constraints.

April 29, 2022
6 min read
Diamond Standard Suspends Russian Diamond Purchases
News

Diamond Standard Suspends Russian Diamond Purchases

Diamond Standard stands with the United States and supports the economic sanctions that have been imposed on Russia in hopes of bringing the conflict to a swift end.

March 25, 2022
1 min read
Diamond Standard's Market Outlook: Spring 2022
News

Diamond Standard's Market Outlook: Spring 2022

Diamond prices surge amid strong demand and lack of supply. Experts project diamond prices will steadily increase for at least the next five years, making diamond investment assets a perfect hedge against stock and currency market uncertainties.

March 14, 2022
8 min read
Diamond ETF: A Gem of a Trading Opportunity
News

Diamond ETF: A Gem of a Trading Opportunity

ETF Prime’s Nathan Geraci recently interviewed our Founder & CEO Cormac Kinney on ETF Store, nationally recognized as the first investment advisor to offer only exchange-traded funds (ETFs).

January 25, 2022
5 min read
Eye on ESG: Our Environmental, Social, and Governance Priorities

Eye on ESG: Our Environmental, Social, and Governance Priorities

Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) practices have been around since the 70s and have evolved swiftly due to globalization and the rise of digital technology. At Diamond Standard, we know that ESG has become a C-suite priority, so we are proud to share our 2022 ESG report for online reading or PDF download.

January 18, 2022
3 min read
Diamonds Standard: Our Highlights in 2021

Diamonds Standard: Our Highlights in 2021

With the launch of our Initial Coin Offering (ICO) in February, we've had an exceptionally exciting debut year! We wanted to take a moment and highlight our greatest achievements in 2021. Want to read about even more highlights? Please visit our Diamond Standard Newsroom and keep pace with how we’re developing the world's only regulator-approved diamond commodity.

December 31, 2021
3 min read
Diamonds & Beyond: Blockchain & Diamond Coins
News

Diamonds & Beyond: Blockchain & Diamond Coins

“The integration of blockchain technology to create a new commodity asset class is something really innovative,” explains Dr. Rajib, a Professor of Finance and Accounting at Vinod Gupta School of Management, Indian Institute of Technology in Kharagpur (West Bengal), India

December 8, 2021
5 min read
Diamonds Are An Investor’s Best Friend: Contrarian Investing Ideas
News

Diamonds Are An Investor’s Best Friend: Contrarian Investing Ideas

The contrarians often prove to be market prophets with a “don’t follow the crowd” policy. Horizon Kinetics’ CEO and CIO Murray Stahl recently joined Diamond Standards’ Founder and CEO Cormac Kinney on Real Vision for a must-see, deep dive on building investment ideas that make use of network effects, infrastructure changes, and scarce commodities.

November 10, 2021
5 min read
Diamond Standard CRO Chris Dessi at the Family Office Forum West 2021
News

Diamond Standard CRO Chris Dessi at the Family Office Forum West 2021

Diamond Standard attended and sponsored Opal Financial Group’s flagship event -- the Family Office & Private. Wealth Management Forum West 2021 -- on October 20 to 22 in Napa Valley, California. This conference featured networking events and panel discussions led by investors and family offices. It is Opal’s second largest and most renowned family office event with over 200 attendees.

October 26, 2021
5 min read
Buying Natural Diamonds and the 4Cs
Company News

Buying Natural Diamonds and the 4Cs

In a previous post on The Cut, we shared how we buy quality natural diamonds via a transparent bidding system on the Diamond Standard Exchange (DSE). Every diamond we buy is ethically sourced by established vendors that adhere to all guidelines of the Kimberley Process as a means of boycotting conflict diamonds.

October 14, 2021
10 min read
Bermuda The Regulatory Haven for Global Blockchain Community
Company News

Bermuda The Regulatory Haven for Global Blockchain Community

Diamond Standard is regulated, licensed, and supervised by the Bermuda Monetary Authority (BMA). As a digital asset business, Diamond Standard is subject to a rigorous level of regulatory oversight, ensuring all our clients have the highest form of security and protection.

September 23, 2021
3 min read
Diamond Standard's Market Outlook: Fall 2021
News

Diamond Standard's Market Outlook: Fall 2021

Diamond Standard Coin on Track to Outperform Precious Metals by 40%

September 14
10 min read
Buying Brilliance on the Diamond Standard Exchange
Diamond Sellers

Buying Brilliance on the Diamond Standard Exchange

As the developer of the world’s first and only regulator approved diamond commodity, Diamond Standard helps investors to access a natural resource currently worth $1.2 trillion.

September 3
3 min read
Why Diamonds? Part 3: An Unprecedented Moment for a New Crypto Commodity
Product

Why Diamonds? Part 3: An Unprecedented Moment for a New Crypto Commodity

In the previous parts of our “Why Diamonds?” series, we explained that as an uncorrelated and underallocated asset, diamonds can play an important role in investor portfolios. In this final installment...

August 19
3 min read
Why Diamonds? Part 2: An Underallocated Investment with Pent-Up Demand
Product

Why Diamonds? Part 2: An Underallocated Investment with Pent-Up Demand

Diamonds are a $1.2 trillion natural resource, more than silver and platinum combined. As a durable hard-asset, diamonds are...

August 11
3 min read
Why Diamonds? Part 1: An Uncorrelated Asset for Portfolio Diversification
Product

Why Diamonds? Part 1: An Uncorrelated Asset for Portfolio Diversification

As we speak with investors, the most frequent and most important question we are asked is “Why Diamonds?”...

August 5
3 min read
Let’s Get Physical: Perfecting the Diamond Standard Coin
Product

Let’s Get Physical: Perfecting the Diamond Standard Coin

We have been working tirelessly to ensure perfection at every stage of our coin’s production, from drawing board to regulatory approval, to delivery. The first batch...

July 30
10 min read
Welcome to The Cut
Company News

Welcome to The Cut

We are thrilled to announce the debut of our industry insights blog: The Cut. Our ambition is to be a voice in the modern world of investing, helping individuals and institutions...

July 16
7 min read