The Rise in Popularity of the Yellow Diamond
When most people think about diamonds, they picture a nearly colorless stone that shines bright and sparkles in any light. Most people don’t immediately think about yellow diamonds, although they are highly sought after and rising in popularity.
Yellow diamonds can be found all over the world, though they are most often found in South Africa. One 1 out of every 10,000 diamonds mined is a yellow diamond, making them extremely rare. The yellow hue in the diamond comes from the presence of nitrogen in the composition and it’s one of the most popular colored diamonds in the world.
Shades of yellow diamonds can range from a brown hue to a bright yellow hue – making the pricing of this stone vary greatly. The brighter the yellow, the more expensive the diamond will be. Yellow diamonds, like regular diamonds, come in various shapes, although the most popular cuts tend to be cushion cut and radiant cut.
Yellow diamonds represent love and commitment. They also represent knowledge, wisdom and the continuation of a happy life. With that said, yellow diamonds make for beautiful engagement rings. The things yellow diamonds symbolize are qualities that people look for in a relationship and a partner, so what better way to propose than with a yellow diamond?
As mentioned earlier, there has been a rise in popularity with the yellow diamond in recent years. You may have seen yellow diamond engagement rings on celebrities like Carrie Underwood, Lady Gaga, Heidi Klum, Kelly Clarkson and Audrey Hepburn and for good reason! Today’s engagement trends encourage uniqueness, and a yellow diamond fits the bill!
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