Diamond Color

The expression "color" in diamonds really alludes to the absence of color present. Diamonds made out of immaculate carbon are colorless and amazingly uncommon and on the excessive side of cost. A lion's share of white diamonds sold available today will contain diverse colors fluctuating from dry to distinctive levels of Yellow. Small, inconspicuous distinction of color and shade can have a significant effect in a diamond's quality.


With an end goal to take out disarray identified with diamond color, the Gemological Institutes executed the shading evaluating framework in the 1950s which is as yet being utilized as a part of the business today. Diamonds are reviewed on a scale starting with the letter D (colorless) and closure with Z (Yellow).


GIA Color Rankings Description
D, E, F Colorless
G, H, I, J Near Colorless
K, L, M Faint Yellow
N, O, P, Q, R Very Light Yellow
S, T, U, V, W, X, Y, Z Light Yellow