Fancy Colored Diamonds

Fancy Colored Diamonds is the term used for Colored Diamonds. Diamonds form naturally in a variety of colors. However, intensely colored Fancy diamonds are quite rare and expensive. Fancy diamonds’ desirability and hence, price comes from the intensity of the color.

These rare colored diamonds are graded in order of intensity from Faint, Very Light, Light, Fancy Light, Fancy, Fancy Intense, Fancy Vivid, Fancy Dark, and Fancy Deep. Other factors in cost and rarity of Fancy Diamonds include of course carat weight, clarity, cut, and shape.

Colored Diamonds are rare and expensive. Of course, the larger the diamond, the more the carat weight, the higher the price. Clarity is basically how clear the diamond is. The presence of inclusions is common in colored diamonds and the color tends to mask this. Thus clarity is not as important in Fancy Diamonds as in Colorless Diamonds. The cut of the diamond helps to set off it’s color and brilliance. The shape of the diamond is also intended to enhance the color of the fancy diamond. Thus, Fancy diamonds are often cut into non-traditional shapes in order to more greatly enhance the appearance of the color.

Diamond Engagement Rings

Buying an engagement ring is one of the biggest decisions and purchases that will make in your life. It’s important to get the right one. Colored or Fancy Diamonds have gained popularity in the past few years. Celebrities such as Jennifer Lopez, Faith Hill, and Carrie Underwood all have worn a unique colored diamond engagement ring.

Colored diamonds are available in a variety of colors and cuts. An expert diamond cutter will know the proper cut in order to bring out the fancy color of the colored diamond. Colored diamonds are rare but are seen in green, red, blue, yellow, pink, orange, champagne, cognac, and more. Colored diamonds make rare and beautiful jewelry including colored diamond rings and colored diamonds pendants.

Fancy diamonds are expensive and one of a kind. In choosing your engagement ring purchase, you might want to give her a ring as unique as she is. When everyone else is wearing a clear or colorless diamond engagement ring, your fiance’ will have the prettiest and most unique ring of all of her friends and family.