Recently most of us have seen great types of fancy colored diamond engagement rings on the rich and famous. Fancy colored engagement rings happen to be increasing in popularity quite dramatically in the last couple of years. An all natural fancy colored diamond is generally rarer than the usual traditional white diamond, and will also be reflected in the cost.
Fancy colored diamonds can differ on price depending on the actual color, as with pink, black or red, and then its intensity. Along with the more traditional white diamonds, colored diamonds share all the wonderful properties that make them so ideal for an engagement ring stone.
Fancy colored diamonds can be found in not only pink, yellow, and black. Other colors include red, purple, green, orange, violet, grey, blue, and also the various browns, commonly known as as champagnes and cognacs.
Rare from the natural colored diamonds is red, accompanied by green. A pink diamond could be more expensive than a yellow. Nowhere, orange and green is going to be much more costly than the usual pink. Black and brown fancy colored diamonds can actually be cheaper than their natural white cousins, and could be an excellent choice for those couples wanting natural diamonds with a little color and better value for money.
Natural colored diamonds can achieve their colorings from several ways. The green diamonds have been exposed to radiation while being formed underneath the earth's crust. Natural orange diamonds get their coloring from the existence of nitrogen and carbon. Blue diamonds generally obtain magnificent color from containing boron, and no nitrogen.
The majority of the pink and brown diamonds are mined in the Argyle diamond mine around australia. Colored diamonds may also be mined from South Africa, Brazil, and Venezuala.
Whatever the colour of the diamond, the grading system remains the same for pricing. In the budget from the value scale may be the faintest color, moving right through to light, fancy, fancy dark, and so the more desirable and valuable being fancy intense, fancy deep, and fancy vivid.
Some celebrities with colored engagement rings include Mariah Carey with pink, Carmen Electra with black, and Heidi Klum with a yellow, sometimes known as Canary.
Engagement rings with colored diamonds could be a fantastic way to incorporate colors, from very subtle to intense, while still maintaining the hard wearing properties of the diamonds themselves. At the moment, typically the most popular of the diamond color is yellow. However, whatever your favorite color, there's likely to be a colored diamond ring to complement or complement.