Diamond Color is an
important category in the guide called the 4C's to Diamonds. Diamonds are found in nature in a variety of hues.
The colorless or white
diamond color are the most common, whilst some tinted stones, colored
diamonds, are extremely rare and
valuable. The shades of Diamond Color include yellow, blue, black, pink, red,
brown. Diamond Color is determined by the impurities or structural defects that cause the
coloration. Pure or nearly pure diamonds are transparent and
colorless - referred to as a white diamond color. For more
information on Diamond Color please click the following links:
Fancy Colored Diamonds
Colorless or White
color associated with Diamond Color is white, or colorless, and is categorised into the following: Colorless, Nearly colorless, Faintly
tinted (usually yellow), Lightly tinted (usually yellow) and Tinted
(usually yellow but may progress to brownish). The color scale for
colorless diamonds goes from 'D' (colorless) to 'Z' (dark yellow). The
amount of yellowish color decreases the value of a "colorless" stone.
For more detailed information, and a color chart, please click the
Color Grading for White or
The scale and grading for
white or colorless diamonds goes from 'D' (colorless) to 'Z' (dark yellow). The
less color, the more expensive.
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