EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT CHAMPAGNE COLOUR DIAMONDS
Shower your significant other with fancy champagne colour diamonds. From different cuts, colour and clarity, the fancy colour diamonds have been making waves around the world. The wide variety of exquisite champagne and cognac colour diamonds can be extremely mesmerising. Find out everything there is to know about the champagne and cognac colour diamonds:
A champagne colour diamond is truly mesmerising and one-of-a-kind.
WHY ARE THEY CALLED CHAMPAGNE COLOUR DIAMONDS?
Did you know the fancy coloured diamonds wasn’t always referred to as champagne colour? The diamond was commonly known as a fancy brown colour diamonds. To accommodate the appealing effect of the of the mesmerising diamond, The Argyle mine, where the diamonds are more commonly found, changed the name of the diamond to something more attractive and desirable. Today, a champagne or cognac colour diamond is one of the most popular fancy colour diamonds amongst both men and women.
These diamonds were commonly known as a fancy brown colour diamonds.
THE FORMATION OF A CHAMPAGNE COLOUR DIAMOND
Like most fancy colour diamonds, a champagne colour diamond is formed due to the absorption of light and the structural defects in the crystal lattice. A wide selection of different shades of brown or champagne colour diamonds are available around the world. The Argyle mine, located in the Eastern Kimberly region of Western Australia and the Premier mine in South Africa is known for producing extraordinary champagne colour diamonds. The diamonds are available in one pure colour, or a variety of different hues; these hues include yellow, orange, green, purple, red, pink and greenish yellow. A champagne colour diamond is also available in a range of different shades from Light to Fancy Dark.
The diamonds are available in one pure colour, or a variety of different hues.
HOW AFFORDABLE IS A CHAMPAGNE COLOUR DIAMOND?
One of the most frequently asked questions is whether a champagne colour diamond is more expensive than a colourless diamond or any other fancy colour diamond? Compared to other more popular fancy colour diamonds, a champagne colour diamond can be purchased at a more affordable price. Like other colour diamonds, the cost of these diamonds can vary according to the depth and intensity of the colour. If you’re in the market for a fancy colour diamond, but you’re not looking to spend a large amount, a champagne colour diamond is a perfect choice. The exquisite diamond comes to life once combined with colourless diamonds.
If you’re in the market for a fancy colour diamond, but you’re not looking to spend a large amount, a champagne colour diamond is a perfect choice.
FAMOUS CHAMPAGNE COLOUR DIAMONDS
Fancy champagne colour diamonds that are famous for their rarity and beauty contain no overtone colour. A well-known diamond like this is the famous, Golden Pelican diamond. The fancy colour rectangular emerald-cut diamond weighs 69.93-carats and was discovered in South Africa. The famous diamond was set in a 14kt gold band and was once owned by Baron Corso de Palenzuela von Habsburg. Along with a rich history and heritage, the exquisite fancy champagne colour diamonds was auctioned at Christie’s in the 1970’s. The diamond is worth an estimated R43 million ($3 million).
Another world-renowned diamond is the Golden Jubilee. Die extraordinary diamond weighs 545.67-carats and is one of the world’s largest faceted diamonds. The rough diamond weighed 755-carats and was discovered in 1985 at the Premier mine in South Africa. In 1997 the Golden Jubilee was presented to the King of Thailand as a gift for the 50th anniversary of his coronation. Before the famous ceremony, the diamond was commonly known as the “Unnamed Brown.” The diamond is worth between R73-176 million.
The world-renowned Golden Jubilee diamond.
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