Colorless diamonds are diamonds that have a color grade of D, E, and F. The diamonds, when set, reflects the color of the metal. So, set the colorless diamonds in a white gold or platinum. Never set a colorless diamond in yellow gold color as it is a waste of money. Why? Setting a colorless diamond to a yellow gold will make the diamond turn into a yellow gold color.
The “almost colorless” diamonds have a color grade of G, H, I or J. They are the ideal color grades to set in white gold/yellow gold, and platinum. These color grades represent a great balance between value and quality. Most of the diamonds are of G or H color that offer the quality and value.
Each diamond is unique, which means that there is always a diamond for a specific budget. You can get a high-quality diamond for a higher budget. You can get a diamond that has a combination of excellent value and quality for a good budget. You can get a diamond with a good value and quality for a reasonable budget.
- The highest quality diamonds have the color grade of D, E, or F. They are flawless (FL), and internally flawless (IF). They have a clarity grade of a very, very slightly included 1 (VSS1), and very, very slightly included 2 (VVS2). Furthermore, they have a table percentage and a deep percentage of 53 and 57 and 60.1 and 62.8.
- The diamonds that have the color grade of G or H are diamonds with quality and value. They have a clarity grade of a very slightly included 1 (CS1) and very slightly included 2 (CS2). Furthermore, they have a table percentage of 52 and 60, and a deep percentage of 58.5 and 64.
Always remember the use of abbreviations and characteristics in describing the diamond. The abbreviations might confuse you sometimes. Always read the certificate as your guide on the process of the diamond cut. Having a great understanding of each character allows you to know if a skilled jeweler was the one who cut the diamond. Furthermore, keep in mind that the carat size of the diamond only affects the price of the diamond and not the quality of it. So, ensure that you have a depth understanding of the diamonds during your purchase.