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How the Setting Affects the Color of the Diamonds

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When two colors are placed next to each other, the lighter color will appear lighter and the darker color will appear darker, just as when two colors are placed next to each other. This is an example of how the setting of a diamond can influence the appearance of the diamond's color appearance. Yellow gold and rose gold settings are more forgiving of diamonds with lower color grades, such as those with a J color or even a K color, than platinum or white gold settings. An extremely slight coloration, on the other hand, will be more noticeable in a platinum or white gold setting.

With multiple diamond settings, such as a halo setting or a three-stone setting, it's critical that all of the diamonds are all of the same color grade to ensure a harmonious look overall. A difference in color will be noticeable if this is not the case.

Diamond Colors For Yellow Gold: Which Is The Best?

Those looking for a white diamond are in luck, because yellow gold has the ability to make a diamond appear whiter than it actually is, which is ideal for engagement rings. A diamond color grade that falls between a G and a M color grade is considered to be the best for yellow gold in this situation. The use of a yellow gold setting can make any color diamond appear close to being near colorless, so there's no need to spend a lot of money on a colorless diamond. To be sure, the shape and size of the stone, as well as the wearer's personal preference, all factor into the decision.

In a yellow gold setting, a round brilliant cut diamond with a K, L, or M color grade will appear nearly colorless because of the yellow gold. Elegant shapes such as emerald and Asscher require a slightly higher color grade (ideally from I to J) than basic shapes such as princess and emerald. When set in yellow gold, the color grades G, H, and I should appear nearly colorless for all other shapes and sizes. As is always the case, it is critical to examine a diamond from all angles and in various lighting conditions before purchasing it to ensure that you are satisfied with the color and overall appearance of the diamond before purchasing it.

If you're looking for a fancy colored diamond, there are a variety of colors that go well with white gold. When looking for a white diamond, a yellow tint may not be desirable; however, a fancy diamond with a rich yellow hue that is set in yellow gold looks stunning. With yellow gold, pink diamonds look particularly lovely, lending a truly feminine and romantic feel to the piece of jewelry in question.

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