When people think of diamonds they usually visualize a crystal clear, sparkling diamond. Many people have in their minds that diamonds are supposed to be solitaires and never think about other cuts of diamonds let alone consider the different colors available for them. Black diamonds are a beautiful option for nontraditional engagement rings or jewelry in general.
Black diamonds are enhanced diamonds that have been treated with
radiation to make their color come out black in appearance. When viewed
under normal lights the diamonds appear black however when observed
under fiber-optic light the interior of the stone is visible where you
will actually see the stone is a very dark green. That dark green color
is only seen in diamonds where radiation has been used to enhance the
Natural black diamond, which are less common are not treated and the
black coloring comes from graphite inclusions. Usually natural black
diamonds are opaque in color and remain very fragile and difficult for
jewelers to work with. They are super delicate and polishing and
finishing the diamond can be tricky.
When looking for black diamond pieces to add to your collection you
should consider enhanced black diamond's over "natural" black diamonds.
The piece will stand up to the test of time and is still considered a
genuine diamond to the world of jewelers. Black diamond's that are set
with contrasting clear "white" diamonds are absolutely stunning and
classic. Black diamonds are becoming super popular. It is a gemstone
that is rich in color and presence.
Black diamonds in custom pieces is becoming more common as well. Pearls
and diamonds will always remain classic choices and will preserve
through the ages. Black diamond's added to classic pieces update jewelry
from collections that have been passed through the ages. The
combinations of white or black pearls with black diamonds are some of my
favorite combinations. Pair this with white gold and I find it hard to
go wrong. Jewelry pieces of this combination are absolutely stunning.
When selecting a piece of jewelry for you or for someone else as a gift
the main thing to think about is the person themselves. Some people
never wear dark pieces and are only attracted to colorful gemstones. For
them black diamond's might not appeal or need to be consider for an
occasion piece. This way the receiver of the present will not feel the
pressure that can come with pieces of jewelry. The last thing you want
as the giver of a gift is for the person to dread wearing or using your
gift. An occasion piece will prevent this from happening. Consider a
cross in black diamond's or a brooch if for the most part the receivers
preference would not usually include something as dark as a black