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What Is Diamond Color?

What Is Diamond Color?

Typically, when discussing diamond color, one is referring to the industry standard scale set by the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) to determine the clarity, hue, and color of a white diamond. How Does The GIA Color Scale Work? The GIA scale begins at D, which...
What Is An Old Mine Cut Diamond?

What Is An Old Mine Cut Diamond?

Old mine cut diamonds, also known as antique diamonds, have become all the rage among gem collectors and jewelry enthusiasts in recent years. Old mine-cut diamonds are a great alternative to modern-day machine-cut diamonds.  Even though they’re not as well...
What Is A Clarity Enhanced Diamond?

What Is A Clarity Enhanced Diamond?

A Clarity Enhanced Diamond is a diamond that has been treated to increase its clarity. This treatment includes various processes such as laser ablation, injection, and thermal treatment. When done correctly, a Clarity Enhanced Diamond should have a higher clarity than...
What Is A Diamond Simulant?

What Is A Diamond Simulant?

Diamond simulants are gemstones designed like natural diamonds but have different compositions. The simulants have varied physical and chemical features and thus sell at a lower price. One factor that sets simulants apart from natural diamonds is their fiery sparkle....
What Is An Asscher Cut Diamond?

What Is An Asscher Cut Diamond?

Due to its classic look and timeless appeal, Asscher Cut Diamond is one of the world’s most popular diamond cuts for engagement rings. It is also one of the most affordable types of diamond cuts available today, making it an excellent choice for people who want...
What Are Inclusions In Diamonds?

What Are Inclusions In Diamonds?

It’s uncommon not to check for imperfection when buying a gemstone. After all, you are paying a fortune and want to exchange it for value. But with diamonds, perfection is rare. Due to extreme heat and pressure, diamonds develop natural flaws called inclusions....
What Is A Baguette Diamond?

What Is A Baguette Diamond?

Baguette diamonds are small, thin, elongated, rectangular-shaped diamonds mainly used as accent stones. They can be in square or tapered shapes too. They complement the plain center stone without outshining it.  The Name “Baguette”  The name baguette is a French word....
What Is A Radiant Cut Diamond?

What Is A Radiant Cut Diamond?

Diamonds come in all shapes and sizes, but one of the most sought-after diamonds today is radiant cut diamonds. This diamond has a mixed shape that you can only find in this particular cut, and it’s made up of 74 smaller facets that sparkle with brilliance like...