An Introduction to Fascinating Colored Diamonds

The pressure is on when it comes to buying gifts this time of year. Our brilliant jewelry gift ideas inspire you to get cracking with your shopping. Today, in our list are enigmatic colored diamonds.

When approaching to buy a diamond, any diamond – colored or regular, basic research is expected and recommended. In nature, diamonds are found in almost every color and hue you can possibly imagine; grey, white, yellow, red, green and brown. And contrary to popular belief, it is actually very rare to find a diamond that doesn’t have any color at all. So, what makes a diamond’s color so important when making a purchase? It comes down to the behavior and physics of light when it passes through different mediums.

Colored diamonds (e.g. black, brown, gray) can negatively affect light absorption, and thus the sparkle of the stone that we see. That is why white (colorless) diamonds are generally more valuable and commonly used in jewelry as they have better reflective qualities. Of course, the exceptions to this rule are the rare and much sought after colors of pink, red, blue and orange.

Tips for Buying Quality Colored Diamonds

To determine what the gem will look like up close, it is important to use some helpful identification tips.

  • Colored Diamond Color Quality

Whether a diamond is pink, blue, brown, or any other color, the hue may vary in its richness. If a diamond is color enhanced in a lab, it will usually have a more vibrant color. However, some gems are created to have a pastel color. With natural diamonds, the majority of colored stones do not have very vibrant colors. If they do, they tend to be more expensive. However, people who plan to use these diamonds to create unique jewelry will find them to be good investments. Yellow, pink, blue, black, and brown diamonds are some of the most popular colors. People who are trying to choose a color should also consider the setting for the stone. Smaller colored diamonds may accent a larger white diamond nicely. The color of the type of setting is also important to consider. Some types of metal may complement certain colors better.

  • Colored Diamond Grade

Colored diamonds are usually assigned a specific grade, which is different than the famous “four Cs” of diamond quality. The color grade refers to the richness of the stone’s hue. Color grades are assigned by the Gemological Institute of America, the Independent Gemological Institute, or the European Gemological Laboratory. It is important to know that not all gems are sent to one of these authorities for evaluation. If a diamond is certified by one of these institutes and has been graded, it will likely cost more than similar diamonds that are not certified. When sellers are not providing certified gems, another way to see a better picture of the stone’s color quality is to ask for a multi-angle video rather than several still photos.

Remember, for every 10,000 carats of white diamonds mined each year there are only 5-10 carats of colored diamonds found. Colored diamonds evoke a sense of romance and luxury. Their scarcity and stunning beauty make them spectacular additions to any collection.

Our Scintillating Collection of Colored Diamonds

This stylish Diamond Pendant displays forty sparkling diamonds in 18K White Gold. Approximate Diamond Weight: 0.30-0.38 Carats. The pendant comes finished with an 18 inch 18K White Gold Cable Link Chain. The Diamond is SI2 - I1 clarity and I-J color.
This stylish Diamond Pendant displays forty sparkling diamonds in 18K White Gold. Approximate Diamond Weight: 0.30-0.38 Carats. The pendant comes finished with an 18 inch 18K White Gold Cable Link Chain. The Diamond is SI2 – I1 clarity and I-J color.

 

This endearing Diamond Circle Heart Three Tone Pendant showcases eleven gleaming Diamonds prong set in 18K Pink, Yellow and White Gold. Approximate Diamond Weight: 0.02-0.07 Carats. The chic Pendant comes finished with an 18-inch 18K White Gold Singapore Chain. The Diamond is SI2 - I1 clarity and H-I color.
This endearing Diamond Circle Heart Three Tone Pendant showcases eleven gleaming Diamonds prong set in 18K Pink, Yellow and White Gold. Approximate Diamond Weight: 0.02-0.07 Carats. The chic Pendant comes finished with an 18-inch 18K White Gold Singapore Chain. The Diamond is SI2 – I1 clarity and H-I color.

 

These extraordinary Diamond Earrings showcase eighteen dazzling Diamonds each prong set in 14K White Gold. Approximate Diamond Weight: 0.10-0.14 Carats. Have all the eyes follow you with these sparkling earrings. The Diamond is SI2 - I1 clarity and I-J color
These extraordinary Diamond Earrings showcase eighteen dazzling Diamonds each prong set in 14K White Gold. Approximate Diamond Weight: 0.10-0.14 Carats. Have all the eyes follow you with these sparkling earrings. The Diamond is SI2 – I1 clarity and I-J color.

 

This amazing Two-Tone Diamond Ring showcases twenty-five sparkling diamonds prong set in 14K White and Yellow Gold. Approximate Diamond Weight: 0.16-0.21 Carats. The white and yellow gold combination looks absolutely marvelous. The Diamond is SI2 - I1 clarity and I-J color.
This amazing Two-Tone Diamond Ring showcases twenty-five sparkling diamonds prong set in 14K White and Yellow Gold. Approximate Diamond Weight: 0.16-0.21 Carats. The white and yellow gold combination looks absolutely marvelous. The Diamond is SI2 – I1 clarity and I-J color.

 

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Why Three Stone Rings Make Exceptional Engagement Rings

On the stroke of midnight, you are gifting your beloved a three stone ring. Imagine how special that moment could be. This is all possible with our exceptional collection of three-stoned rings that you can look up to on this Christmas eve. With this, we present the much anticipated ‘last minute gift ideas’ collection from MySolitaire that celebrates your love with three-stone engagement rings. These brilliant pieces have been expertly handcrafted by our artisans to last a lifetime.

What three stone rings stand for

As a classic promise ring for celebrating treasured occasions, each gemstone symbolizes your past, present and future as a single soul in twin bodies. The scriptures say that the center stone represents the present and is also the biggest of the three stones. The smaller stones that surround the middle one represent the past and future. Together, they carry the message of friendship, love and fidelity.

The different styles

Typically, there are three different styles of three stone engagement rings to choose from: equally sized, traditional graduation and slightly graduated.

When all the stones are of equal size, they are of the same carat weight whereas the traditional graduation will have a center diamond weight that is equal to the sum of the other two diamonds. Then, the lesser graduating ones are those where the center stone will be slightly bigger than the outer ones.

A great thing about three stone rings are that you can select gemstones instead of diamonds for the surrounding stones and look just as stunning as a ring with three diamonds.

MySolitaire has been serving happy couples since 2004, and will continue to do so with unrivaled standards, to provide the highest possible level of radiance. You can rely on our rings to find the absolute best intricate delicate designs. There are endless combinations of center-stone and side stone options to consider; you can also pave detailing along the band if you prefer to give it a modern touch.

Shop our selection below for modern to antique-inspired three stone engagement rings.

This chic Blue Diamond Three Stone Ring has a fascinating blue diamond and two beautiful white diamonds bezel set in 18K White Gold. Approximate Diamond Weight: 0.96 Carats. An extraordinary ring that radiates opulence.
This chic Blue Diamond Three Stone Ring has a fascinating blue diamond and two beautiful white diamonds bezel set in 18K White Gold. Approximate Diamond Weight: 0.96 Carats. An extraordinary ring that radiates opulence.

 

This chic Blue Diamond Three Stone Ring has a fascinating blue diamond and two beautiful white diamonds bezel set in 18K White Gold. Approximate Diamond Weight: 0.96 Carats. An extraordinary ring that radiates opulence.
This chic Blue Diamond Three Stone Ring has a fascinating blue diamond and two beautiful white diamonds bezel set in 18K White Gold. Approximate Diamond Weight: 0.96 Carats. An extraordinary ring that radiates opulence.

 

This fabulous AAA quality Kunzite and Pink Tourmaline Three Stone Ring showcases an elite oval shaped Kunzite, accented with two round Pink Tourmalines prong set in 14K Pink Gold. Approximate Kunzite Weight: 1.82 Carats. Approximate Pink Tourmaline Weight: 0.12 Carats. Elegance envelops this gorgeous ring.
This fabulous AAA quality Kunzite and Pink Tourmaline Three Stone Ring showcases an elite oval shaped Kunzite, accented with two round Pink Tourmalines prong set in 14K Pink Gold. Approximate Kunzite Weight: 1.82 Carats. Approximate Pink Tourmaline Weight: 0.12 Carats. Elegance envelops this gorgeous ring.

 

This is a beautiful diamond three stone ring in 18K Two-Tone Gold. The ring has approximately 0.20-0.25 Carats of diamonds. A perfect anniversary ring. The Diamond is SI2 - I1 clarity and I-J color.
This is a beautiful diamond three stone ring in 18K Two-Tone Gold. The ring has approximately 0.20-0.25 Carats of diamonds. A perfect anniversary ring. The Diamond is SI2 – I1 clarity and I-J color.

 

Find the perfect three stone engagement ring today!