Color - 4Cs of Diamonds

Color Grade - The 4Cs of Diamonds - Soha Diamond Co.

What is color grade? 

Colorless diamonds are valued by how closely they approach "colorlessness" – the less color, the higher their color grade.
Most diamonds found in jewelry stores range from colorless to near-colorless, with slight hints of yellow or brown.

How it is graded? 

Diamonds are graded un-mounted, pavilion up, which means they are upside down (see interactive tool below) 
Diamonds are color-graded by expertly trained graders, by comparing them to "master stones" of known color under precise viewing and controlled lighting conditions.

Color Range

The scale begins with the letter D (colorless), and continues with increasing presence of color to the letter Z (light yellow or brown)
Each letter grade has a clearly defined range of color appearance
4Cs of Diamonds - Color Grade - Soha Diamond Co.

Can I tell a difference? 


    See for yourself!

    Use the interactive tool below to compare the different color grades

    Pricing Dynamics 

    Diamonds in the D-to-Z color range are valued by how closely they approach colorlessness – the absence of color makes a diamond rare and affects the value

    Subtle differences in color can dramatically af­fect diamond value. Two diamonds of the same carat weight, clarity, and cut can differ in value based on color alone.

    4Cs of Diamonds - Color Grade Pricing Dynamics - Soha Diamond Co.