6 Facts You Should Know About Yellow Diamonds

  • The dramatic and brilliant glow of these diamonds makes them a red carpet favorite among celebrities, and as a result, they are the most widely known of colours.

  • The most notably large and intense yellow diamonds have been discovered primarily in South Africa.

  • One of the largest polished diamonds in the world is the Incomparable, a 407ct internally flawless brownish yellow diamond.

  • The vast majority of all diamonds contain some nitrogen, which is the cause of a yellow diamond's beautiful colour.

  • Yellow Diamonds rate 10.0 on the mohs hardness scale, making them ideal for use in jewellery.

  • Yellow diamonds can contain an orange, green or brown modifying colour.

August 14, 2014 by Perrine Comeille
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