The colour of a diamond can vary from colourless to pale yellow. (color)
The clarity of a diamond indicates how pure the stone is. (clarity)
The weight of the diamond is expressed in carats. (carat)
A white gold wedding ring with diamond has a timeless appeal. A diamond is beautiful and remains so. This is because the material is very hard. This means there are no scratches on it. That way your diamond will continue to sparkle. In your white gold wedding ring with diamond you want the brilliance to be optimal. What should you pay attention to when you buy a wedding ring with diamond? Wedding ring specialist Sylvester Andriessen gives you his tips:
Choose the right cut of your diamond
A diamond can be put in your wedding ring in many different ways. What you have to take care of is that the diamond matches your ring. The proportions must be right. If you choose for brilliant, pay attention to the size of the stone. A brilliant has a dot at the bottom. It is so annoying when this dot stings in your finger!
The determining factor in the colour of diamonds are the (chemical) elements, which are present. When we look at white diamonds – so the scale above – nitrogen plays the biggest role. Less Nitrogen means more pure Carbon, which in turn results in transparency. Conversely, more Nitrogen will provide the yellow and brown shades.
Fantasy coloured diamonds
What kind of colours are these? Many colours have already been discovered and there are pink to red and blue to green diamonds. Each colour also has its own gradations in vibrancy, making almost every conceivable colour possible.
How do diamonds with fantasy colours get their colour?
Red diamonds: Pure Carbon with a deformed crystal structure to create a red tint.
How is the colour of a diamond determined?
Global colour scale for “white” diamonds