You may not think of diamonds as being coloured – after all, diamonds are famous for their clarity and their translucent sparkle; however, coloured diamonds are becoming more popular, with the beautiful green diamond one of the rarest and most valuable precious stones available to buy today. They are so rare that very few people own them, making them an ideal choice if you are after something completely unique.
Why are some diamonds green?
Green diamonds have a unique story that sets them apart from their clear, blue and pink counterparts. Whereas blue and pink diamonds are formed due to impurities in their structure, green diamonds get their colour from exposure to radiation millions of years ago.
Despite how this sounds, there is nothing to worry about – although some radiation is dangerous, green diamonds are completely harmless. The green colour is due to the light reflecting on … Read the rest