When it comes to natural coloured diamonds, red diamond are branded as the rarest among the whole collection and this exclusivity makes them highly sought after among connoisseurs and collectors with almost all pure red diamonds selling directly at retail auctions by the holder. With all of the diamond ever unearthed there are still fewer than 40 large sized pure fancy red colour diamonds. The deep vivid red colour shade makes of these magnificent diamonds have contributed to their legendary reputation making this brilliant gemstone a de rigueur among fashionistas and investors worldwide with the price of red diamonds over 1ct having an asking a price of over $2 million dollar per carat.
Origin of Red Diamonds
Fancy coloured diamonds essentially come in twelve singular colours but with over two hundred and thirty fascinating colour combination in numerous locations around the world. However, majority of natural red diamonds have originate from the Argyle diamond mine in Australia, which is renowned for producing some of the world’s finest pink, blue, violet, and brown diamonds. Also, a considerable percentage of red diamonds have also been discovered in Russia, Brazil, and India.
Science of Red Diamonds
Various elements and impurities within a coloured diamond are the reason behind their unique hues. In case of red diamonds, the cause is not absolutely clear however it is thought that the same deformities within the crystal lattice that give birth to the pink hue in diamonds result in bright red colour when the intensity of the deformity reaches extremely high levels.
In contrast to white or colourless diamonds, all coloured diamonds possess a certain hue. However, apart from this common denominator, every coloured diamond has a distinctive set of characteristics owing to the separate causes that produce its colour. Moreover, the rarity of the diamond adds to its value and hence, each colour category comes with a different value and price range. Coloured diamonds that are by and large abundantly available can also be generally found in larger sizes whereas particularly rare coloured diamonds, including red diamonds, are often discovered on the smaller sides of the scale.
Like many coloured diamonds, natural fancy red diamond can be found in a singular pure colour or with a blend of secondary hues, that include brown, purple, and hues of orange. The individuality of red diamonds also lies in its richness of colour. While other colours can be found in numerous intensity levels, red diamond comes in the particular intensity level of fancy red.
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