May 05

What Does A Black Diamond Engagement Ring Mean?

Black engagement rings are striking, bold, and completely unusual. Black diamonds do not sparkle but they are still real diamonds. Black diamonds have an inky dark colour that is essentially opaque, making the 4Cs of diamond grading less applicable. The colour of black diamond is caused by graphite inclusions or, more commonly, enhancement by a safe form of irradiation and heat.

In the language of gems, wearing a black diamond ring means you are not like anyone else. This is a bold choice. Wearing a black diamond engagement ring means that you are not afraid to trailblaze or forge your own way through life. Black engagement rings are identified with authority, strength, power, certainty and intense passion and can be an exotic symbol of a couple’s love and the strength of their commitment.

A black diamond offers a sophisticated and intriguing alternative to the traditional white diamond and gemstone engagement rings. These rings are ideal for a confident lady, or someone who loves to have a bold, edgy and unique appearance. The aura of mystery and charm combined with the rich boldness of the black diamond makes it ideal for a sultry and sophisticated person.

Black diamond engagement rings look wonderful when set in prong, pave or channel setting. Black diamond rings are most often crafted in white gold or platinum, although black diamond in yellow or rose gold are even more unusual for those who like to forge their own path. Black diamonds also look lovely when surrounded by other diamonds in the setting, including white or coloured diamonds. The wonderful contrast between the black diamond and the little, reflective white diamonds creates a unique element of charm and sexy sparkle.

Since black diamonds generally weigh a bit more than colourless diamonds, a one-carat black diamond will be smaller than a one-carat colourless diamond and it will also cost less. If the stone is natural or colour-enhanced will influence the price of a black diamond.

Black diamond is a durable gemstone but the excessive inclusions in a black diamond do make it more brittle as compared to a colourless diamond. This makes it vulnerable to chipping and gouging, but is still just fine for daily wear.

Colour enhanced stone is cheaper than a natural black coloured diamond, and in the market you will mostly find colour-enhanced black diamonds with uniform black colour

This is an affordable option for an eye-popping engagement ring that will be sure to make her jaw drop.

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