Experts say that if you want to make sure that your money is safe and that it will continue to provide you with a high return of investment, you have to put your money equally in three safe investment vehicles:
- Real estate
- Fixed-interest security
- Movable assets: A good example of this type of investment is diamonds.
Why? If you lose in one of the aforementioned vehicles, one investment will still shore up and protect your money. Compared to other types of investment vehicles, diamonds carry the following significant advantages:
Promising price performance
Internationally accepted currency
Tax-free unrealized capital gains
Zero maintenance cost
Diamond investments compared with Real Estate and Fixed-Interest Securities
- Gilt-edged bond
As to risk:
If you are looking for a safe investment, diamonds could be an appealing venture. The demands for diamonds continue to flourish on several countries.It is one of the most in demand materials used in industrial processing because of its hardness and heat conductivity. You can find it in high-tech applications (like computers and laboratory lasers) and in all other drills and equipment which are diamond-based.Aside from the industrial status of diamond, you can also benefit from its luxurious status. Diamond has always been a sign of luxury and you can pass it to the next generation with the expectation that it can bring a good amount of fortune to its possessor.
You can also augment your financial portfolio by investing in diamond-operating firms like Zale and BHP Billiton.
Another way is to buy investment worthy Diamonds – Larger high quality white and unique and rare fancy color diamonds. Ideally you would hold them for a few years and wait for market increase.The best way to buy an investment diamond would be either from a Major auction house or a company that specializes in investment diamonds, not from a “regular store” where prices are much higher.Just to prove the point, rarecoloreddiamonds.com reports that 1-carat Fancy yellow internally flawless diamond with Radiant cut, and IF clarity cost $15,000 per carat in 2008, and increased to $18,000 per carat in 2012, and $19,120 per carat in 2013. This year, 1-carat Fancy yellow internally flawless diamond with Radiant cut, and IF clarity costs $20,327 and is expected to cost you $22,954 per carat by 2016.