Wednesday, March 11, 2015

5 Unique facts about Diamond Rings

"A diamond is forever" was the slogan that made diamonds the most desired metal in North America in the early 1920s. After that the demand for diamonds has been tremendously increasing along with its prices. People prefer to opt for a diamond ring for their wedding or engagement ceremony.  

When a person wishes to buy a diamond ring for their beloved the first thing that comes to their mind is the budget. Once an individual has set up a budget it is then easy for them to buy a ring. But before going ahead lets first discuss the 5 unique facts about diamond that every individual should know.

Diamond Style

Diamond Rings come in various designs. You can pick a diamond ring depending on your personal style like a vintage, modern, romantic, floral or contemporary ring. You can also add gemstones emeralds or sapphires to your diamond ring. When you select the diamond stone, you need to focus on the 4Cs of diamond quality and make sure that the merchant provides a certificate for it.

Diamond Color

Diamonds come in all colors of the rainbow, from violet to shades of blue, brown, gray, and orange. The colored diamonds are rare and very expensive. Most of the diamonds have a slight hint of yellow and the diamond color scale is based on the amount of yellow present in a diamond. It's the absence of color that adds value to the diamond. The diamond color scale varies from D (which is considered as colorless) to Z (which is considered as yellow tinge). 

Diamond Clarity 

A diamond's clarity is determined by the position, size, number, nature and color of surface features called as "blemishes" and internal characteristics is often called "inclusions". It tells you how clear or clean the diamond is. Generally most of the diamonds generally contains blemishes (which is the defined as the imperfections diamond from outside) and inclusions (which are defined as the imperfection within diamond). 

Diamond Cut

In order to achieve the maximum reflection of light which often causes a diamond to sparkle requires a metal to have an ideal cut grade. The GIA grading system for cut is Ideal, Very Good, Good, and Fair. It is always recommended going for a Very Good cut, which is little inexpensive and has an ideal cut. 

Diamond Carat 

One of the common misconception that individuals generally have is that the carats are referred as the size of a diamond. This is actually the weight of the stone, not its dimensions. The fine quality cut diamond can appear bigger than several diamonds which have higher carat weight.