Blue diamond's can appear as a Faint Blue, Very Light Blue, Light Blue, Fancy Light Blue, Fancy Blue, Fancy Deep Blue, and Fancy Vivid Blue. In the event of a secondary hue, a Fancy Dark intensity is also possible.
Diamonds and rubies and sapphires, oh my! From the Regent Diamond to the Black Orlov, all of these 13 precious stones are famous for their beauty and worth, but some are infamous for the misfortune they're believed to attract to their owners.
This gemstone could easily be mistaken for a blue sapphire but in fact it is one of the most intensely coloured blue diamonds ever found. Small in stature at .51cts but big on colour it was originally featured in Harvey Harris' Fancy Color Diamonds (released in 1994) photography by Tino Hammid.
You might think that colourless diamonds are the most expensive and sought after stones available on the market, but some coloured diamonds are much more expensive and even harder to find. Such is the case with blue diamonds which are beyond the reach of most of our budgets. Let's take a detailed look and find out how to choose a blue diamond.