Purple diamonds , also referred to as plum diamonds, orchid diamonds, lilac diamonds, lavender diamonds, grape diamonds, and mauve diamonds. They are glorious due to their great aesthetics, royal beauty, and mesmerizing appeal. Hence, it goes without saying that they are highly demanded by people around the globe and as a result they command tremendous value in the gem market.
A questions frequently asked by people is that do natural colored purple diamonds even exist? The answer to this is yes, they most certainly do.
Fancy colored purple diamonds owe their incredible color to the addition of trace amounts of the elements, hydrogen, and boron that have compounded over millions of years. It is speculated that intense pressure during formation may also be a reason for the unique hues of colored diamonds such as the purple gems. Note that purple color diamonds come in a number of hues and saturation and that no diamond can be exactly similar to the other. Depending on the 4C’s – clarity, cut, carat, and color – the quality as well as the value may differ.
The royal shade is highly demanded given that it is elegantly gorgeous in its intensity and oozes class as well as style. Moreover, natural colored stones are in very short supply and command vast sums of money when they do come up for retail. It is thought that a true purple may be nearly as rare a jewel as the reds, of which there exist only about thirty in the world.
Synthetic and color-treated diamonds are slightly more available and also have prices that one can afford.
Synthetic diamonds sometimes have a faint orange tint to them, which is discernible to the trained eye. Fancy Purple diamonds most often crop up with secondary hues such as greyish or pinkish purple. The value of colored diamonds with a secondary shade is somewhat less than a pure single colored stone. However, since the genuine single-coloured natural gemstones are few and far between, most diamonds available will be tinted by another hue.
Purple diamonds are widely acknowledged to be among the most beautiful natural specimen available and this coupled with the fact that they are alluring as well as captivating means that they are an ideal stone for jewelry of all kinds. From engagement rings to necklaces, bracelets, earrings, and pendants, purple diamonds can be used to adorn them all. Their ability to turn heads regardless of the type of jewelry or setting they are in sets them apart. So, if you are looking to stand out and wear something worthwhile – that can significantly increase your appeal – then look no further than fancy colored purple diamonds. They are also an ideal present for your loved one and can give your relationship a boost given that you can show your partner how much they mean to you by gifting them a purple diamond, which is symbolic of all that is pure, grandeur, extravagant, and noble.
Given the rarity of purple diamonds and their high prices, investors worldwide see them as a good and viable investment option. Afterall, they offer a good return since their prices continue to skyrocket and they are a safe investment that can be stored as well as transported easily.
The purple jewels, like other colored diamonds, are rated on the Gemological Institute of America’s color scale, which ranges from faint to fancy dark or fancy vivid.
Purple diamonds with worldwide fame include the magnificent VS2 clarity fancy intense Purple Orchid, which weighed 3.37 carats after being carefully processed during several months. It was basically carefully transformed into the magnificent masterpiece it is today from a 4-carat rough diamond that was found in a mine from South Africa that is known to be one of the very few places where purple diamonds can be found. The Purple Orchid held an asking price of 4 million at the 2014 Hong Kong Jewelry and Gem Fair, where it was sold for an undisclosed amount. Note that purple diamonds of such quality, weight, and appeal are very rare in the world of naturally colored diamonds.
The Royal Purple Heart is another famous purple diamond. It is an ornate fancy vivid massive purple diamond that has captured the imagination of many. It is a 7.34 carat perfect heart shaped diamond that sparkles and accentuates the brilliance of its purple color. GIA has rated it to be the biggest purple diamond ever discovered. Shrouded in mystery given that it owner, the price it was bought for and the mine it was discovered from are still unknown. However, it is speculated that it was sourced from a mine in Russia and is kept in the personal collection of a private investor who paid upwards of twenty million dollars for this gem of a stone.
The third of the most famous purple diamond, the Supreme Purple Star is another diamond shrouded in mystic allure as the public only knows that it has a unique red and purple combination of color and weighs between 2 to 5 carats. What makes it completely unique is that it looks absolutely different from different angles. From crimson to purple to red, the Supreme Star – king of all purple diamonds – appears different, depending on how it is looked at. Safe to say, this characteristic of it makes it highly sought after. It is believed to be sourced from the Amazon. However, it is not known for sure where it was mined from, when was it actually discovered, and what exactly are the characteristics of this one of a kind diamond. It is valued somewhere in the range eight to twenty million dollars.
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