Precious Metals

What Are The Different Types of Diamonds?

There are so many types of diamonds, the choice could drive you crazy. The colorless ones are known as white diamonds, while other types are green, blue, red, orange, yellow, and brown. They vary in quality, and thence, in price. You want a necklace for your daughter’s wedding, just choose your pick… but of course, you should be ready to pay big for it. Diamond jewelries don’t come cheap. Why should they… when they are so precious!

Some diamond stones have been known to sell for millions of dollars. There is nothing to it besides the effects that its various properties and qualities have on its market value. Sometimes they are good, and sometimes they are not so good, but most of the time, some poor sucker is happy to stake their money for it. And I wouldn’t blame them either. I would too, if I had many millions of dollars to spend on niceties.

Some substances cause color in diamonds. As you hold and view it, it gives off various different colors that draw you to it. This allows for peddlers to have a range of products to work with, and you a range to choose from.

Ballas is a type of diamond that is compact and spherical in shape, its also extremely hard, dark and features an imperfectly crystallized type of diamond. It is actually a mass of tiny diamond crystals that are fused together but this leads to a stone that is extremely hard and tough. You are not likely to find this in many places because it is rather scarce. In any case, not many jewelers will use it for jewelry because it is not a single crystal. Used industrially, you are not likely to see this as a diamond ring on the finger of a …