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THE SHAPES OF YOUR DIAMOND JEWELERY

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THE SHAPES OF YOUR DIAMOND JEWELERY

Diamonds in the rough are as ordinary as any regular stone, sometimes uglier. But once these are cut into shapes into the diamond jewelry that we are familiar with, the transformation is simply amazing. Diamonds are usually cut to accentuate their brilliance, fire and color.

 

  

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COLORED DIAMONDS AND JEWELRY

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COLORED DIAMONDS AND JEWELRY

Unlike other gem stones, a diamond’s quality is judged mostly by the absence of color in them. The worth of diamond jewelry is judged solely by the purity of its brilliance.  Like any other natural stone, however, diamonds come in several shades of colors that are beautiful in themselves. 

So far, there is a good range of colors in diamonds, aside from the in-demand blue and pink. Commercially available now are yellow, orange, green, champagne, grey, black, white, red, purple, chameleon and violet diamonds.

  

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DIAMOND JEWELRY AND THE 4Cs

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DIAMOND JEWELRY AND THE 4Cs

Last week we discussed the 4C that you need to consider when comparing diamond jewelry. Diamond jewelry, as some would put it, is the royalty among all gems. As such, assessing the value and quality of this gemstone had been refined to almost an exact science and a very fine art for hundreds of years now. 

Today, dealing in diamonds either as an ardent admirer (wearing one) or as an astute trader of the same, one would need to be familiar with the four Cs – color, cut, clarity and carat.

  

Color 
With the naked eye, most diamonds would appear colorless, but they do have subtle shades of colors. Experts use the letter D (colorless) moving through all the letters all the way to Z (light yellow) in identifying them. A colorless diamond is chemically pure and structurally perfect. It lets through most of the light (perfectly transparent) and produces the most amount of brilliance.  Most natural diamonds, however, are imperfect, and colorless diamonds are very rare. It is, therefore, the most expensive of all. 

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CHOOSING DIAMOND JEWELRY

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CHOOSING DIAMOND JEWELRY

Any diamond jewelry would mean "forever" because this piece of treasure is designed to last for an eternity. Unless that particular diamond jewelry is stolen or lost, it's supposed to stand the test of so many generations. 

Diamond jewelry is preferred not only by those couples who are planning to tie the knot. This is also sought after by people who are into investing valuable items for themselves. These valuable pieces are usually displayed in jewelry stores but could also be seen online in various websites that offer information on diamond jewelry.

  

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Diamond Jewelry Within Your Reach

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Diamond Jewelry Within Your Reach

Diamond jewelry is one of the most prized possessions for many worldwide. But purchasimg diamonds comes with a price, and usually a heavy one. Diamonds are ideal engagement gifts but it could be very expensive especially if you are after a larger carat. Fortunately, there are tips that could help you pick a good diamond jewelry without paying too much. Start by identifying how much you are willing to spend on the jewelry. Start shopping around. Do not immediately settle for the first store that you have seen. Buying second-hand jewelry can also be an option. Compare price offers. You could...

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