Black diamonds are basically white uncoloured diamonds that have such a large number of inclusions as they spread evenly throughout the stone it appears black.
That being said black diamonds are becoming more and more popular. In recent years the demand for unique and unconventional engagement rings, wedding bands and jewellery has only increased.
There are three different type of black diamonds, and three different prices to reflect the different types.
1. Natural Black Diamonds
Natural black diamonds are basically white uncoloured diamonds that have such a large number of inclusions as they spread evenly throughout the stone it appears black. While, the clusters of graphite inside make the stone appear black. Although, natural coloured diamonds get there colour from impurities that are attached during the formation process.
2. Synthetic Black Diamonds
These diamonds have been manmade or created in a lab. Although they look amazing and are perfectly shaped, they are not natural. In most cases the prices will reflect the lab created process.
3. Treated Black Diamonds
Treated black diamonds are regular white diamonds that have lost there value due to high amount of inclusions. So they are normally treated with heat or irradiation to make the black diamonds are sold at cheaper price.
Are Black Diamonds Real?
If you are asking the questions are black diamonds, diamonds? Then yes, black diamonds are real. However, from the information above you will realise that there are different types of black diamonds with different values, demands, and prices.
What are Uncut Diamonds?
Uncut diamonds, raw diamonds, or rough diamonds are diamonds that have not been professional shaped. These diamonds have not been cut shaped by a professional cutter or polished. Uncut diamonds have become more popular in because of the unique originality of the look, and feel of the raw natural stone.