COLOURED DIAMONDS

13029570_1098785790178314_4399058319075516100_o-1Diamonds come in all colours, however, natural Fancy Colour Diamonds are rare and can be very expensive. One out of 10,000 normal diamonds is a fancy colour diamond. The colour of a fancy coloured diamond is measured differently to a normal diamond. The grading scale is based on the intensity of the colour. The GIA fancy colour grading scale is: Faint, Very Light, Light, Fancy Light, Fancy, Fancy Intense, Fancy Vivid, Fancy Deep and Fancy Dark.  

The more intense the colour, the rarer and more valuable the diamond will be.

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Where clarity is concerned, due to the nature of coloured diamonds, clarity is less important than it is in a white diamond as inclusions are harder to spot and sometimes masked by the colour.pink-dia-shoulders

Coloured diamonds are generally cut into non-traditional shapes to enhance their natural colour. Due to the rarity of coloured diamonds, a specific shape in a specific colour may not be available at any given time. If you are looking for a specific stone please contact us to organise a consultation and we will do our very best to source your ideal diamond.

 

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