Unlike other fancy color diamonds such as blue, pink and yellow, black diamonds don't get their color characteristics from having a foreign element such as Boron or Nitrogen within the formation of the crystal, but by a large amount of graphite inclusions that are so dominant the diamond appears evenly black and opaque. This phenomenon is quite rare.
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Earlier in 2016 the world famous Oppenheimer Blue diamond set a new world record by closing the auction at stunning $57.8 million selling price at Christie's. Natural fancy blue color diamonds are extremely rare and are considered as unicorn investment assets. In this article we will break down the chronology of auctions leading up to this one. Read more >
The term "Zimmi" yellow diamond is more of an insiders' term, used mostly by diamond manufacturers and dealers. It's like a code name. When they use it, they mean to say - "this is no ordinary canary yellow diamond, it's color saturation level doubles that of other vivid yellow diamonds, and thus should be priced much higher". Read more >
Natural green diamonds are estimated as the second rarest variety of color diamonds which number only one out of every 10,000 diamonds occurring in nature. Millions of years of naturally occurring radioactivity within the earth lead to the unique color characteristics of natural fancy green diamonds. Read more >
Red is so rare and pretty that even a tiny glimpse of it within a stone under the right lighting might add to its value tenfold. Scientifically speaking red diamonds are unlike other fancy color diamonds such as pink diamonds, yellow diamonds and blue diamonds all of which contain foreign element impurities (such as Nitrogen or Boron) Read more >