16th June 2016

Diamond Baskets

Immobilized and fungible baskets traded on a price/time priority in a continuous market

  • A collection of SDIX approved GIA lab graded diamonds
  • All baskets are fungible
  • Baskets are traded electronically on price / time priority
  • Baskets are defined by the 4 C’s
  • Each basket has identical number of stones
  • Each basket has identical total weight
  • Each basket includes stones of identical cut
  • Each basket includes stones of identical clarity
  • Each basket includes stones of identical color

Single Stones

Immobilized single stones traded individually in an electronically negotiated market

Stones are traded individually

  • Order books are defined and grouped by the 4 C’s into categories (eg. All 3 carat, round, D color, IF stones are shown in one group)

  • Identified by unique GIA certificate number on SDIX platform

  • Buyer can examine certificate directly through the platform

  • Trades are electronically negotiated

  • Buyers can place indicative price bids by diamond category

  • All stones are SDIX approved GIA lab graded