Utterly colorless diamonds are extraordinarily uncommon. Whereas most diamonds might seem like colorless (white), if examined carefully, most have delicate yellow shades that may be seen when evaluating two diamonds subsequent to at least one one other or beneath a jeweler’s loupe or microscope. Colours in a diamond are usually not all the time dangerous, as pink, blue, and black diamonds have turn out to be more and more common lately. As with all valuable stones, totally different diamond colours are a results of hint components current inside the diamond. The GIA has created a shade grading scale for “white” diamonds that may assist to establish the shade of the diamond (representing how a lot of the hint componentsdiamond
Diamonds are graded in keeping with the GIA (Gemological Institute of America) shade chart.
D,E,F – Colorless. Stone seems to be utterly clear. These are the very best priced stones. Approximate worth for VS1 Readability, 1 carat spherical diamond: $15,000
G,H,I,J – Close to Colorless. Some yellow or brown shade is seen when the stone shouldn’t be mounted. When mounted, the stone seems colorless. This vary is taken into account superb worth for the cash. Approximate worth for VS1 Readability, 1 carat spherical diamond: $10,000
Okay,L,M – Gentle Yellow. Yellow tint exhibits. When mounted this nonetheless seems tinted. Approximate worth for VS1 Readability, 1 carat spherical diamond: $5,000