Shopping: Coloured Diamonds

Shopping: Coloured Diamonds

We all love the timeless and classic character of colourless diamonds. But nowadays, for people who want to be trendy, you can wear jewels set with coloured diamonds. Nothing wrong with a hint of colour. Coloured diamonds are ideal to give a sober outfit that extra touch. And also men appear to be completely wild on this trend. So ladies and gentlemen, you are planning to buy a diamond jewel, choose colour!

Coloured diamonds are not only beautiful, they are also very rare and therefore very expensive. Some experts estimate that only 2 percent of all rough diamonds is coloured. They can exist in almost any colour. Red, green, purple and orange are generally the rarest colours, followed by pink - the most popular! - and blue. Yellow and brown are more common. Coloured diamonds are so unique and their colours so varied that a system was developed for evaluating colour quality. The GIA Coloured Diamond Colour Grading System takes into consideration hue, tone and saturation. The value of coloured diamonds is determined by the intensity and purity of the colour, and ranges from Faint to Fancy Vivid.

Even Hollywood is completely under the spell of this craze. Trendsetting celebrities chose for coloured diamonds. Our experts will gladly help you with the purchase of a jewel set with coloured diamonds.

Author: Thomas Vanden Bogaerde

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