DIAMOND COLOUR EXPLAINED
After diamond cut, diamond colour is the second most important characteristic to consider when choosing a diamond. The highest quality diamonds are colourless, while those of lower quality have noticeable colour, which manifests as pale yellow in diamonds.
Diamond Color is graded in terms of how white or colourless a diamond is. The GIA grades diamonds from D to Z, with D being the most colourless, and Z containing noticeable brown or yellow tint.
The pricing of diamonds usually reflects these grades—sometimes significantly. In most cases, the naked eye cannot tell the difference between two adjacent colour graded diamonds, though the price difference may be significant.
The most critical aspect with Color is to determine if it appears colourless in relation to its setting. You also want to be certain that a diamond is clear of any tinting that takes away or interferes with white and coloured light reflections.
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