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What are Fancy Yellow Diamonds?

May 3, 2018

You may have seen colored diamonds before but do you know how fancy yellow diamonds are created? Keep reading to learn more about fancy yellow diamonds and how to accessorize them in your jewelry!

Did you know that fancy yellow diamonds are actually found in nature? These gorgeous yellow beauties are in fact naturally occurring and not created in a lab. However, there aren’t too many yellow diamonds to go around. Yellow diamonds are so rare that only 1 carat is found for every 10,000 carats of diamonds mined.

According to the G.I.A, “yellow diamonds are considered to be a colored diamond and graded as “Fancy”  when they fall outside the D-to-Z range (colorless to light-yellow).”

.65CT Fancy Yellow Old Mine Cushion Diamond & Ruby Halo Engagement

.65CT Fancy Yellow Old Mine Cushion Diamond & Ruby Halo Engagement

But not all fancy yellow diamonds have a naturally rich and vivid yellow color. Some of these diamonds are heat treated or coated to enhance or change their yellow color. However, treating the color of a diamond can actually negatively impact the resell value of a diamond.

2.02CTW Fancy Light Yellow Radiant Engagement Ring

2.02CTW Fancy Light Yellow Radiant Engagement Ring

Are you interested in purchasing a gorgeous yellow diamond ring? The beautiful halo ring below features a stunning 1.56 carat fancy intense yellow, pear center diamond that is prong set in a yellow gold head on a custom ring. This center diamond grades as Fancy Intense Yellow in color and is very well cut with a lot of fire. This diamond is GIA certified. It is surrounded by a pear shaped halo of round diamonds that travel down the shank. The shank is 2mm wide. The accent diamonds have a weight of 0.46 carats, bringing the ring’s total weight to 2.02 carats. The ring is comprised of 14 karat white and yellow gold.

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2.02CTW Yellow Pear Diamond Halo Engagement Ring

2.02CTW Yellow Pear Diamond Halo Engagement Ring

 

The only way to really know what color diamond you like best is to view the diamonds in person. Stop by Bailey Banks & Biddle anytime for a one-on-one diamond consultation to see your some fancy yellow diamonds in person.

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