Imke Delara. Diamonds. June 10th , 2017.
Since the implementation of the Kimberley Process, the share of blood diamonds in the global diamond production has come down from 4% to 1%.
With the exception of AGS Labs numerical color grading scale, most diamond grading labs utilize GIA's D-Z scale. Not all laboratory color grading is equal, as there are differences among the labs. There is a certain amount of subjectivity among human color graders, and labs utilize several graders to assess the final color grade. Click on the links below for different lab color grading methods.
As our molten planet cooled down and formed a crust, volcanic activity and magma pushed these diamonds to the surface, through volcanic outbursts. In time, these tunnels of magma flow, just below the surface, solidified to form rocks. Hardened volcanic pipes got formed (known as Kimberlite and Lamproite pipes), which encased millions of diamonds. These are the sites, where the biggest diamond mines in the world are situated.
So, to give men some tips in looking and buying for loose diamonds for their engagement rings, here are some tips. Of course, men must always ask for the carat of the loose diamonds. Women will more appreciate higher carats, but be practical. Higher carats often come with higher prices. Aside from the carat, be sure to take note of the color of the diamonds. Always consider what color will the woman appreciate for an engagement ring? Take note that the woman will keep and wear this ring wherever she goes, so might as well pick one that is beautiful and sophisticated. Cut and clarity are also to be considered because these two will determine the quality and elegance of the engagement rings. The shape of the loose diamonds also are to be considered because one can choose over emerald cut, heart, oval, princess, pear, among others. Be sure to check on the personality of the woman you are buying these loose diamonds for. They will surely have a say on the ring after it has been given to them. There are many jewellery stores providing loose diamonds with different colors, cuts, and carats. There are also online stores for these. However, it is best that one scrutinizes first the ring before actually buying it because engagement rings are something special and expensive that one cannot afford to buy a wrong one. So when buying loose diamonds, always remember that it is more unique, less expensive and engagement rings with loose diamonds can always be as beautiful as other diamond rings.Why are Diamonds Costly Especially in the Case of Jewelry?
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