Are natural coloured diamonds more valuable?

Natural coloured diamonds are significantly more expensive than clear diamonds due to their extreme rarity; they make up fewer than 0.1% of all mined diamonds. In fact, the harder it is to obtain the diamond, the higher the price it can command.  The rarity of the diamond’s specific colour is also a key factor. Red, blue, green and pink diamonds are the rarest among them all. Besides that, the intensity of the colours are an important secondary factor. The more intense their colours, the more highly priced they are. Which natural coloured diamond is the most expensive? Red diamonds are…

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Spotting Genuine Gems

Although significantly rarer than clear diamonds, natural coloured diamonds are 100% real. Most coloured diamonds get their colour from trace minerals that are present in the compound element during their formation. This process occurs naturally over millions of years, resulting in a rainbow of hues. A simple way to see if your diamond is genuine or not is to place it in water. Natural coloured diamonds, just like their clear counterparts, will sink right to the bottom due to their high density. They also reflect both coloured and white light extremely well, providing exceptional sparkle. Diamonds that have been…

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How Natural Coloured Diamonds Are Formed

Natural coloured diamonds come in an impressive array of dazzling, shimmering hues; some rarer than others, but all beautiful in their own right. Let’s get into some commonly asked queries regarding these gems.  How do natural coloured diamonds get their beautiful colours? These mesmerising gems gain their colours when structural defects and interstitial impurities happen. In other words, natural coloured diamonds are a wonderful example of perfect beauty being crafted from imperfections.  Certain variables such as the internal trapping of non-carbon atoms during changes in pressure can alter a diamond’s colour during its formation. The presence of chemical elements such…

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Choosing The Right Wedding Band For Your Wedding

The decision to get married is a personal one, it is the beginning of a life-long commitment. It is more than a physical union; it is also a spiritual and emotional union. And as with all marriages, a piece of jewelry known as the wedding band is generally a must-have tradition, since the beginning of times. It goes a long way back and is even believed to have been practiced by the ancient Egyptians. The wedding band is traditionally worn on the fourth finger of the left hand, as this particular finger was believed to have the “vena amoris”, Latin…

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Caring For Your Diamond Engagement Ring

They say diamonds are forever, but even the most dazzling diamond engagement rings can lose their sparkle or become damaged without the necessary proper care. After all, the engagement ring will likely be the most expensive piece of jewelry you’ve ever owned, and since it is a permanent fixture on your left hand, you will want to ensure it stays shiny and sparkly for years to come. It’s easy to panic – wondering how often to clean your diamond ring to keep it sparkling, when to take it off and how to keep your new jewelry safe. Should…

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Diamond Certificate

About GIA Reports While the acquisition of a diamond is an important expression of love or accomplishment, it also represents a major investment in time, energy, and money. You need and deserve to feel confident in your new purchase. The Final Word on a Diamond’s Authenticity and Quality The procedures used by GIA to grade diamonds are designed to achieve the utmost accuracy. Each diamond is subject to the scrutiny and analysis of the Institute’s renowned diamond graders and gemologists. And each diamond grading report details the Institute’s authoritative assessment of a diamond’s 4Cs – color, clarity, cut, and…

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Buying Diamond Rings: Online vs In Store in Malaysia

Where do people buy diamond rings nowadays? Diamond rings; to buy them online or in store? There are always pros and cons to purchasing things via online or in store. With diamond rings, this can get a little more intricate. And with the rise of e-commerce, it has become quite an appeal to ring buyers. When it comes to purchasing something in today’s tech-savvy modern world, even for diamond rings, there is often the debate on buying it online or in store. E-commerce is a goliath of an industry and has practically made it super easy for buyers…

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What To Look For When Buying Diamonds Online

What should you look for when buying your first diamond online? Purchasing such a precious yet expensive item online can be tricky. Here’s what to look for during the process of buying diamond rings online. Before you hit up our four key points, you’ll want to have a brief understanding of the 4C’s: Cut, Carat, Clarity, and Colour. Cut The cut is how well a diamond is cut and polished, including how well-proportioned the stone is (its depth and symmetry). A diamond’s cut doesn't refer to the shape of the diamond, such as an Oval or Pear Shape;…

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