Determining a Diamond’s Quality: Color

The difference in color grade can dramatically effect the value of a diamond. The value of a same sized diamond with a different color grade can widely vary. Generally speaking, the less color, the more valuable the diamond.

One method that you can use to check a diamond’s color on your own is to take a pure white business card and fold it in half. Place the diamond in the crease of the card, and view the reflection of color it gives off. If there is any yellow, the diamond will be lower than grade level K.

 

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