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The 4 Cs of Diamonds - Color


The most popular diamonds have no color. The more colorless or white they appear, the higher their grade and cost. However, “fancy colored” diamonds, such as pink, green, and blue diamonds, are much rarer and can cost far more than colorless diamonds. Learn how gemologists grade diamond colors and how to pair a stone with a metal color for a setting.

Orange Diamond Buying Guide - Orange Diamond or White Whale?

Orange Diamond Buying Guide - Orange Diamond or White Whale?

Though orange diamonds and yellow diamonds can claim similar causes of color, orange diamonds are  rarer than yellows. Since orange...
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Most Expensive Diamond Colors With Prices

Most Expensive Diamond Colors With Prices

Are Colored Diamonds Natural? Just like colorless diamonds, colored diamonds are formed naturally out of carbon deep below the surface...
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Argyle Diamond Buying Guide – The Demise of a Great Artist

Argyle Diamond Buying Guide – The Demise of a Great Artist

Rio Tinto’s Argyle diamond mine, also known as the Argyle AK1 Pipe, is found in the north of the East...
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Green Diamond Buying Guide: Diamonds for the Elite Collector

Green Diamond Buying Guide: Diamonds for the Elite Collector

All gemstones and diamonds are rare to some degree. To be classified as a gemstone the material must be beautiful,...
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Champagne and Brown Diamond Buying Guide – Natural Diamonds with a Hint of Warmth

Champagne and Brown Diamond Buying Guide – Natural Diamonds with a Hint of Warmth

A champagne diamond set in rose gold. The warmth of the diamond and the rose gold is both soft and...
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Black Diamond Buying Guide – Dark & Stunning

Black Diamond Buying Guide – Dark & Stunning

Dark and stunning black diamonds are taking center stage in engagement rings. From Leibish. Black diamonds are an attractive alternative...
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Chameleon Diamond Buying Guide - Quick Change Artists

Chameleon Diamond Buying Guide - Quick Change Artists

When you think of chameleons (like lizards), one stand-out attribute is their ability to change color on their own depending...
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Best Diamond Color for Rose Gold Rings

Best Diamond Color for Rose Gold Rings

What diamond color will look best in a rose gold engagement ring? In this guide, you’ll learn everything you need...
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Is an E Color Diamond Worth the Price?

Is an E Color Diamond Worth the Price?

Is an E color diamond a good choice for your engagement ring? Learn why the second-best white diamond color grade...
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Best Diamond Color for Yellow Gold Rings

Best Diamond Color for Yellow Gold Rings

Finding the best diamond color for your budget and style can be a challenge. Learn how to choose a diamond...
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Best Diamond Color for White Gold Rings

Best Diamond Color for White Gold Rings

Finding the best diamond color for a white gold engagement ring can be tricky. Read our complete guide to finding...
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Is a D Color Flawless Diamond Worth the Price?

Is a D Color Flawless Diamond Worth the Price?

A D color flawless diamond has the highest color and clarity grade — and the biggest price tag. Are these...
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How Does Diamond Fluorescence Affect Price and Color?

How Does Diamond Fluorescence Affect Price and Color?

Some advice you might find on diamond fluorescence is outdated. Learn how fluorescence really affects your diamond’s color grade and...
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Diamond Buying and the Four Cs, Part 2: Diamond Color

Diamond Buying and the Four Cs, Part 2: Diamond Color

For most gem buyers, color is probably the most well known of the Four Cs of gem grading. However, diamond...
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Fancy Colored Pink Diamond Buying Guide

Fancy Colored Pink Diamond Buying Guide

With only a few produced each year, pink diamonds are among the rarest gems on the planet. Learn how quality...
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Fancy Colored Blue Diamond Buying Guide

Fancy Colored Blue Diamond Buying Guide

Blue diamonds are among the rarest and most prized diamonds. Our blue diamond buying guide will help consumers understand the...
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Fancy Colored Yellow Diamond Buying Guide

Fancy Colored Yellow Diamond Buying Guide

Fancy colored yellow diamonds are becoming increasingly popular. Our yellow diamond buying guide has the information you need before your...
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