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At last you have found the perfect store to shop for your fine piercing jewelry from the comfort of your own home. At FreshTrends we design and create custom body jewelry from solid 14k gold and platinum. We are a small business located in Palm Beach, Florida dedicated to making high quality gold body jewelry that you will never want to take off.

By Jess L 04/29/2024

Diamonds, revered for their brilliance and timeless elegance, have enchanted civilizations for centuries. While traditional colorless (white) diamonds hold a special place in the realm of luxury, their colored counterparts possess an enigmatic allure that transcends the ordinary.

Unlike colorless diamonds, which derive their value primarily from their purity and lack of hue, colored diamonds owe their allure to the presence of chemical impurities or structural defects during their formation. These unique conditions give rise to an exquisite spectrum of colors, ranging from the vibrant blues of the Hope Diamond to the fiery reds of the Moussaieff Red Diamond.

The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) categorizes colored diamonds based on hue, tone, and saturation, with the rarest and most valuable stones exhibiting intense, pure colors with a uniform distribution. Among the rarest colors are pink, green, and blue diamonds, each possessing a mesmerizing quality that sets them apart from their more common counterparts.

Natural vs. Heat Treated

Distinguishing between natural colored diamonds and their heat-treated counterparts requires expertise and careful examination. Gemological laboratories, such as the Gemological Institute of America (GIA), employ advanced techniques, including spectroscopy and microscopy, to analyze the characteristics of diamonds and identify any treatments they may have undergone. Beyond their beauty, natural colored diamonds hold inherent value as symbols of rarity and exclusivity. Their scarcity ensures that each gem is a coveted treasure, sought after by collectors and connoisseurs alike.

Natural colored diamonds are marvels of geological history, forged deep within the Earth’s mantle over millions of years. Their vibrant hues are the result of elemental impurities and structural anomalies during their formation.

DeBeers Cullinan Blue Diamond
DeBeers Cullinan Blue Diamond

In contrast to their natural counterparts, heat-treated diamonds undergo a process of enhancement to alter their color and appearance. Heat treatment involves subjecting diamonds to high temperatures to induce changes in their molecular structure, thereby intensifying or altering their hue. While heat-treated diamonds can exhibit stunning colors and clarity, their appeal lies in their accessibility rather than their rarity.

A Kaleidoscope of Color

Pink Diamonds: Pink diamonds are exceptionally rare, and the most desired compared to other colored diamonds. Pink diamonds are subject to further, more extreme pressure that compresses their internal structure compared to colorless diamonds. This phenomenon is known as “plastic deformation,” and it causes the diamonds to reflect pink light.

Blue Diamonds: The rarest in the world, blue diamonds attribute their color to the presence of boron. This natural element gets trapped inside their crystal structure. One of the most famous diamonds in the world, the Hope Diamond is blue and has an estimated value of US $200-350 million.

Yellow Diamonds: One of the more common fancy colors, they come in a variety of shades ranging from pale lemon to vibrant canary yellow. The yellow color is a result of nitrogen being present in the formation process.

Green Diamonds: Something that seems straight out of a comic book, the naturally occurring radiation of uranium and other radioactive minerals creates green diamonds.

colored diamonds

Caring for Diamond Jewelry

Caring for diamond jewelry is essential to maintain its brilliance and longevity. Here are some tips to help you keep your diamond jewelry sparkling.

▪️ Clean your jewelry regularly to maintain its brilliance. Use a soft brush and gently scrub away dirt/oil. Rinse thoroughly and pat dry with a soft cloth.

▪️ Avoid exposing your diamond jewelry to harsh chemicals such as chlorine bleach, household cleaners, and abrasive cleaners.

▪️ Store separately from other pieces to prevent scratching. Use individual pouches, soft jewelry boxes, or lined compartments in a jewelry box.

▪️ Avoid wearing diamond jewelry while engaging in activities that may subject it to impact or damage, such as sports or heavy lifting.

For more tips on how to care for your piercing jewelry, consult our Body Jewelry Care Guide.

Shop Diamonds

Diamond jewelry doesn’t stop at necklaces and earring studs, if you love quality jewelry then don’t neglect your body piercings. From diamond nose rings and cartilage piercing jewelry to diamond navel rings, our collection of diamond jewelry is like no other.

2mm Blue Diamond 14K Gold Nose Ring
2mm Blue Diamond Prong Nose Ring
Black Diamond Prong Curved Barbell
2mm Yellow Diamond Bezel Flat Back Stud

Final Note

Diamonds are the shining star of fine jewelry. But, it’s so important to make sure that you’re choosing piercing jewelry that’s both gorgeous and ethical. Our jewelry features exquisite diamonds sourced from ethical suppliers committed to sustainability and cruelty-free social responsibility. We collaborate with gem suppliers who guarantee compliance with the Kimberley Process, which effectively eliminates conflict diamonds from circulation.

Jess L

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