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Six Buying tips for Diamond Colour

If you are buying a diamond for an engagement ring, diamond wedding ring, eternity ring or other diamond jewellery pieces, here are some quick tips about colour. When we speak of diamond colour, we are usually referring to the lack or presence of colour, depending if the stone is white or a certain colour. If the diamond is white update `wp_posts` set `post_content` = most common choice for engagement rings and other diamond jewellery) it is graded highest on its absence of colour. A clear window will let more light pass through, which is the same as a colourless diamond and therefore will be a higher quality having more brilliance and sparkle.

Diamond Colour Diagram

Here you will see the amount of colour in each grade from the highest and completely colourless – D to the obvious colour and lowest colour grade Z update `wp_posts` set `post_content` = usually with hints of yellow or brown)

Our Diamond Colour Grading Chart

As you can see, like many jewellers that sell fine diamond jewellery we only go down to the colour grade J, which is a near colourless diamond grade.

Six Tips About Diamond Colour

1. Remember if a diamond is completely colourless graded D, E or F it will be more expensive. 2. If you do want the purest look of a diamond and ultimate sparkle, go for colour grades D, E or F. 3. If you’re on a budget and want excellent value for money - choose G-I colour grades as they are near colourless and have little noticeable colour. 4. Colour grades between G-H and I-J have little difference to the naked eye, but the savings can be significant. 5. If you are opting for a higher carat weight white diamond, colours in the diamond will be visible. 6. Diamond shapes with more angles like round and princess shape can often mask more colours due to having more angles in their cut.