Color is definitely the characteristic that makes a colored diamond rare and precious and even a slight nuance can have a great impact on the value of the stone. The most famous colored diamonds are the pink diamond , the blue diamond and the green diamond ; the rarer ones are red, green and blue with medium-dark tones, combined with moderate saturation.
The characteristics with which the colored diamonds are evaluated and classified are:
- Setting and cutting
- Shape and clarity
When buying a colored diamond, the most important factors to take into consideration are the brilliance , the depth and the intensity of the color : the more intense the color, the more the diamond will be considered precious.
SETTING AND CUTTING
Cutting and setting of the stone are two other important features to evaluate a colored diamond. The cut because the higher the quality, the greater the color when exposed to light sources. Even the setting of a jewel with colored diamonds must be carefully examined and selected by an expert. Finally, the synergy of colors with metals and materials: the yellow diamond will be better combined with yellow gold, while the red one with pink gold.
FORM AND CLARITY
Although they are not as important as color and cut, the shape and clarity are two other characteristics to be taken into consideration to evaluate the quality of colored diamonds . In fact, usually the colored diamonds are made in unique designs to underline the colors.