Diamond color is a Fancy Colored Diamond’s most significant characteristic. In fact, unlike a colorless diamond where the 4C's (carat weight, clarity, color, and cut) are all equally important to the overall value, the color characteristic plays the most important role in the value of the diamond.
Blue diamond's can appear as a Faint Blue, Very Light Blue, Light Blue, Fancy Light Blue, Fancy Blue, Fancy Deep Blue, and Fancy Vivid Blue. In the event of a secondary hue, a Fancy Dark intensity is also possible.
This gemstone could easily be mistaken for a blue sapphire but in fact it is one of the most intensely coloured blue diamonds ever found. Small in stature at .51cts but big on colour it was originally featured in Harvey Harris' Fancy Color Diamonds (released in 1994) photography by Tino Hammid.
Pink diamonds, unlike 1 carat round colorless diamonds, are truly rare. In fact, pink is one of the rarest colors. Only red diamonds and blue diamonds are rarer. Given the rarity, pink diamonds are not for the tight budgets but … Continue reading →