variety of diamonds
most valued gemstone. The name comes from the Greek word
Adamas meaning ´invincible´. The diamond is
considered the greatest of stones, revered throughout the ages for
its great beauty, and strength. The diamond is said to enhance the
wearer with charm and beauty, which makes it womens best friend
1. Pink Diamonds
diamond is the worlds most rare and valuable diamond. The
Argyle mine is the worlds foremost source of unrivalled intense
pink diamonds, producing 95% of the worlds supply. Argyle has
sold pink diamonds for up to $1 million a carat. For years the white
diamond was considered the worlds most beautiful diamond,
2. White Diamonds
are produced by mines all over the world in a wide variety of shapes
and sizes. The white diamonds recovered from the Argyle mine are
particularly brilliant and of high quality. The Argyle mine also
produces white diamonds with secondary pink color that command a
higher price per carat. A higher price is commanded for pink
secondary color depending on its depth and strength, because pink is
one of the most rare colors found in diamonds.
3. Champagne Diamonds
diamonds are naturally colored diamonds that are produced in a wide
range of colors from light straw to rich cognac. The 4Cs of
color, cut, clarity and carat weight apply to colored diamonds just
as they do to colorless diamonds except the intensity of color, not
lack of it, plays a greater part in the valuation. The diamonds are
graded on a C1-C7 color scale. The fancy cognac diamond is graded C7.
champagne diamonds with secondary pink color are also available and
command a higher price per carat than champagne diamonds. These
stones display slight to bold flashes of pink in their fire. Pink is
one of the rare colors found in diamonds.
There are some
more varieties of diamonds available in different colors such as
yellow diamonds, blue diamonds and the green diamonds. These are some
of the rarely found varieties of diamonds.
not only used for jewelry, other than fashion it is also widely used
in the industries. These industrial diamonds are a bit different from
the gem diamonds. Diamonds hold their own significance in different
streams and its beauty and tendency to perform helps it to excel over others.