Dos and Don’ts of Buying Engagement Rings with Colored Diamonds Print This Post

March 15, 2015 | By | Reply More

Colorless as well as white diamonds are too common and mainstream for anyone who wants to leave an impression. If you are one of those who like to be different and stand out of the crowd, then white or colorless diamonds are not for you. You have got a whole new range of fancy colored diamonds to satisfy your taste and maintain the difference you have always wished for. A fancy colored diamond engagement ring will add a bright, vibrant and striking look to your style statement. It is definitely something anyone with a different taste will adore and would love to wear every day.

Because colored diamonds are rare, to maintain exclusivity, it is naturally priced higher compared to other types of diamonds. Although it purely depends on the shade you choose, yellow isn’t much favored by a lot due to the clarity issues.

But buying the perfect colored diamond engagement ring isn’t an easy job. You need to be careful and well researched you’re not shopping for an average diamond. As with colorless diamonds all you have to search for is competitive pricing and deals for the preferred carat weight, clarity and cut, it’s not the same for fancy colored diamonds. Every single color holds its significance as a completely distinctive piece. Thus making it difficult to compare the differences and what’s the best you can get. These Dos and Don’ts will help you make better decision.

Vintage Fleur-de-Lis Black Diamond Ring in .925 Sterling Silver

Vintage Fleur-de-Lis Black Diamond Ring in .925 Sterling Silver

Set Your Budget

Before you think about any other factor, settle down your budget. There are very few stores that deal in fancy color diamonds and this lack of competition in the market causes the price to go high to an extent where those retailers spoil the consumer rights by greatly inflating the prices. You don’t have much choice here for bargaining. This is why it is highly crucial to think about the retailer you are choosing to purchase from as it will be directly affecting your budget.

Understand the Colored Diamond

There is a difference between a measurement of quality between white diamonds and colorless diamonds, though not much, such as black diamond rings. But the measure of quality for colored diamonds is a bit more complicated, so it’s better to understand it before buying it. Color saturation of a diamond is one of the most important factors that

Diamond Heart 1/3 Carat Engagement Ring, 14K Two-Tone Gold

Diamond Heart 1/3 Carat Engagement Ring, 14K Two-Tone Gold

determine its value. A brighter shade such as Vintage Fleur-de-Lis Black Diamond Ring in .925 Sterling Silver is more desirable over the lighter ones.

Think before you Choose the Color

Definitely, your engagement ring is your most important piece of jewelry and so it should stand out when it comes to the sentimental value behind it. Your ring should signify your love. Different colors send different vibes such as yellow defines eternal connection, purple defines loyalty. Diamond Heart 1/3 Carat Engagement Ring, 14K Two-Tone Gold represents your love in most honest of ways.

Consider the Style

If you are trying to add a combination of colors in the ring then make sure they complement each other properly like they go perfectly in 1 Carat Three Stone Blue and White Diamond Ring. Style plays a key role if you want to make it look even more attractive. If you don’t consider the style carefully it might end up as a disaster. Think before you

1 Carat Three Stone Blue and White Diamond Ring

1 Carat Three Stone Blue and White Diamond Ring

choose the style. It’s going to be with you or your significant other for the rest of the life.

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