This refers to the colour of the diamond and not the colour the diamond flashes when
It is very rare to find a diamond that does not have any color at all. Diamonds are
found naturally in various colors including white, yellow, orange, gray, pink and
brown. The colour in the diamond is the result of the nitrogen that is present at the
time of formation of diamond under the earth’s crust. The less color a diamond
exhibits, higher is its rarity and more is its value.
Diamonds that have no colour or less colour allow more light to pass, thus releasing
more fire and brilliance. Diamond acts as a prism by dividing the light into a
spectrum of colors and reflects the light as colorful flashes called dispersion or fire.
Diamond colour chart
D-this refers to the diamond colour being absolutely colorless. Rare and expensive
E- a rare, high quality diamond in which only minor traces of colour can be detected.
F-considered to be a colorless grade with slight colour that is detected by a
G-near colorless diamond in which the color is visible when compared to diamonds of
H- near colorless diamond in which the color is visible when compared to diamonds of
I- Slight colour is detected and is considered to be a diamond of good value.
J- Slight colour is detected and is considered to be a diamond of good value.
Which diamond colour is the best?
To get an answer to this question, you first need to keep your budget in mind. The
absence of colour in the diamond makes it rare and therefore more expensive.