Diamond connoisseurs spend millions on yellow diamonds as they are some of the most stunning gemstones available. If you love yellow diamonds, you’re not alone.
From actresses on the red carpet to the stylish women worldwide, yellow diamond jewelry is trending and it’s easy to see why: yellow diamonds are as bright as the sun and a classic alternative to white diamonds.
Color is the most important characteristic when selecting a natural yellow diamond. The deeper the color, the more rare, and therefore more expensive. Deeper colored yellow diamonds are sometimes called canary diamonds.
A yellow diamond will usually have an undertone that is one of two colors. The first is an orangey color that gives the diamond a warm or golden color. The second is a greenish color that gives the diamond a cool or lemony color. Neither undertone color is more valuable; it is a personal preference.
Yellow diamonds are cut to maximize their color, while white diamonds are cut to maximize their brilliance. The most brilliant cut is a round, and therefore most white diamonds are cut in a round shape. But the round shape usually lessens the amount of color in a yellow diamond, so you’ll find fewer of them. Square types of cuts maximize a diamond’s color, so you’ll find a larger percentage of these.
Prices of white diamonds are based upon a larger supply and very active trading,. Yellow diamonds are much rarer, and not able to be compared in the same way. The rule of thumb is the deeper the color, the higher the price. Very yellow natural diamonds, known as vivid yellow diamonds, can fetch prices that greatly exceed prices of white diamonds. On the other hand, light yellow diamonds are less than white diamonds.
Unforgettable and vibrant, colored diamonds have been a focus of many unforgettable designs. Here we share a few yellow diamond engagement ring designs.
This remarkably beautiful and vibrant fancy yellow cushion cut diamond ring will take your breath away! The mesmerizing 5.02ct cushion cut diamond set in the center of this platinum masterpiece is GIA certified (one of the leaders in diamond grading) at Fancy Yellow SI1. It has a very rich and beautiful fancy yellow color and it is perfectly eye clean! The cut is gorgeous and it sparkles tremendously! It is accented by two half moon diamonds flanked on its sides with a row of round diamonds set down the shank. The ring is custom-made from top to bottom including the hand made center prongs that hold each of the center diamonds. This design is exquisitely elegant and beautiful! An astonishing piece you will cherish forever!
This enchanting fancy light yellow radiant cut diamond ring has such an exceptional combination of size, quality and design! The gorgeous 5.02ct radiant cut diamond poised in the center is GIA certified, one of the leaders of diamond grading, at Fancy Light Yellow and it has a clarity of SI1. The color is rich and vibrant and it is perfectly eye clean. The cut is beautiful and it sparkles like crazy! The beautiful setting features three rows of round diamonds in a micropave setting. The sides feature a split shank design studded with round diamonds as well. This gorgeous piece sits on the finger so comfortably and beautifully. It has such a prominent presence. You will love showing it off! Get ready for the compliments!
Spectacular in every way! This awe inspiring fancy yellow radiant cut diamond ring will astonish you with its magnificent quality, design, and craftsmanship. This exquisitely beautiful custom-made piece features a 2.03ct radiant cut diamond in the center. It is GIA certified at Fancy Yellow VVS1. It has a spectacularly beautiful canary yellow color and it is practically flawless! The cut is outstanding as well. It sparkles like crazy! The platinum setting features two large trillion cut diamonds flanked on the sides of the center with a halo of round diamonds set around each of them. The shank is also set with a row of round diamonds in a micropave setting. The center basket is phenomenally beautiful! It features an 18k yellow gold basket that is hand engraved to perfection. The center bars are all studded with round diamonds as well. This piece is just breath taking in every way! You will cherish this spectacular piece forever!
This Unique White Yellow Diamond Engagement Ring Halo Design in 14k Gold has a unique mix of white and yellow diamonds and an amazing 1 carat yellow center diamond for a total 1.6 carats of diamonds. A truly unique diamond engagement ring done in classic halo setting that guarantees to have heads turn whenever it is worn. This unique engagement ring is available in white gold, yellow gold and rose gold setting.