Want to know everything about colored diamonds before you purchase them?
people looks for clear colorless
diamonds, but colored diamonds allow you to have a beautiful
diamond engagement ring without sacrificing color. There are many
gorgeous, colors to choose from, and if you do choose a colored
stone, you don't have to give up quality and elegance to do so. Sure,
clarity, cut, and carat are important but the right color can add
value to a diamond, in the sense of intrigue and allure.
diamonds are often referred to as "fancy" colored
diamonds, and recently they've become most popular and is affordable
to most of the people. The demand for fancy colored diamonds as it is
called has exceeded the demand in the preceding decades. One might
ask why this sudden popularity of fancy colored diamonds? The stars,
the ones in Hollywood that is.
most famous of fancy colored diamonds recently was the six-carat pink
diamond that Jennifer Lopez wore during her engagement to actor Ben
Affleck. This "penthouse
of engagement rings" grabbed the media and public's
attention. British singer Seal gifted Supermodel Heidi Klum a lovely
canary-yellow diamond. Barbra Streisand and Oprah Winfrey are known
for their collections of colored diamonds.
popularity of colored
diamonds recently can be the new trend to colored diamonds.
Colored diamonds comes in color like purest black to pink, red,
green, blue, yellow, indigo, purple, and just about any intermediate
hue. Around 300 colors have thus far been identified. Natural
existing red diamonds
are particularly rare and can be worth as much as $1,000,000 per
carat. Colored diamonds result from impurities or minerals within the
stone. Diamonds are primarily carbon crystals but during the
formation of a diamonds a few minerals are included and this produces
a colored diamond. Inclusions of Nitrogen gas result in colored
diamonds that are yellow or brownish. In fact 98 percent of all
diamonds are tinged yellow and inclusions of boron give the diamond a
beautiful striking blue color. Green colored diamonds,
are formed when the diamonds are exposed to radiation during their formation.
if natural colored diamonds are out of your reach, jewelers and
gemologists have developed a new way to create them less expensively.
This is by the treatment process. Result? Vibrant blues, reds,
yellows, purples, greens, and much more exciting than their original
colors. This treated diamonds are same as the original diamonds but
altered to your taste of color, cut and clarity. Synthetic
diamonds are another alternative to natural colored diamonds.
This laboratory created ones are chemically identical to the
naturally existing diamonds but have better clarity, color, cut and strength.
diamonds make beautiful and fabulous alternatives to colorless
stones without sacrificing the tradition and elegance of a diamond
engagement ring. For a unique yet still classic ring, consider
colored diamonds either as accent stones or center stones for an
unusual and gorgeous ring.