Chocolate diamond rings are fashionable and on an uptrend. All across the country, wearers love chocolate diamond rings for their rich brown tones color and the types of stylish designs they come in. Here's a quote from a chocolate lover, "My chocolate diamonds shimmer just like white diamonds. It makes me feel decadent and I know not everyone has them."
What Are Chocolate Diamonds
They have been around for a long time and used to be known by the drab name of brown diamonds. They account for about 0.1% of the stones mined and usually come from Australia mines. While the people usually know diamonds as clear white stones, there are also naturally occurring colored diamonds being set into beautiful and valuable jewelry. Out of over 200 different colors of diamonds that are known, the chocolate diamond is probably ranked top in terms of popularity nowadays. The chocolate color comes about when nitrogen atoms in the stone are equally spaced out. They absorb the green and blue light from the spectrum as color is reflected back to our eyes and we see them with the brown hue.
Know What You Are Buying
As a result of its popularity, if you go shopping, you will probably see lots of rings that seem to have chocolate diamonds set on them. Some of them are not real chocolate diamonds but could be quartz, crystal or cubic zirconia. That is not to say that these will make bad purchases, a lot of quartz and cubic zirconia rings are absolutely stylish, attractive and make good value purchases.
However, it is best you need are aware of what you are exchanging your money for, and not buy something due to mistaken assumptions. Some stones used are real lower quality white diamonds that have been treated. They are usually less costly than a real brown diamond, and tend to lose their color over time. Also, their resale value is likely lower. Chocolate diamonds can be certified just like a regular diamond. If you are planning to spend a lot of a chocolate diamond ring, definitely, have it examined and certified by a professional.
When it comes to buying chocolate diamonds, their value is estimated according to the 4 C's: clarity, color, carat and cut. Quality vchocolate diamonds can be very expensive, considering that they are rarer than white diamonds. Bear in mind that there are higher and lower quality white diamonds, just like there are higher and lower quality brown diamonds. While a good brown diamond is less expensive than a good white diamond, there are many cloudy inferior white diamonds that will have lesser value than naturally clear chocolate diamonds.
Chocolate Diamond Rings for less than $50?
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Believe it or not, you can find gorgeous Chocolate Diamond Rings for as little as $25 - $50. How is it possible? These rings are fashioned from less expensive metals, for example, sterling silver instead of gold. Most of the time, the stones used are cubic zirconia or simulated diamonds, rather than natural real diamonds. As long as you do not misunderstand what you are paying for, these rings can offer excellent value and are really alluring. Check out these gorgeous rings below.
Sterling Silver 1/5ct TDW Champagne Diamond Square Ring (Natural diamond, I2-I3 Clarity)
Bling Jewelry Pave Chocolate and Round CZ Engagement Ring
1/2 CT Chocolate CZ Champagne Ring In Sterling Silver (Available in Sizes 5 - 9)
Sterling Silver 1/6 ct. TDW Champagne Diamond Oval Ring
Sterling Silver Black Diamond Accent Belt Buckle Ring
Sterling Silver 1/10ct TDW Champagne Diamond Band Ring
Fashionable Rings To Match Your Wardrobe and Your Pocketbook
Chocolate diamond rings make an amazing alternative to clear diamond rings. When the trend started, people love the naturally rich and delicious look of this stone. Celebrities made a bold fashion statement when they wore it. They match well with yellow or white gold and different colors of clothing. You can find a lot of designs on the Home Shopping Network (HSN), Sams Club, Macys, Jared and Amazon.com.
There are a whole range of purchase options - from cheaper simulated diamond cute buckle rings that cost $40 to high quality stunning 2.5+ carat rings that cost $5000, and beyond that the sky is the limit.
Chocolate Diamond Engagement Rings, Wedding Rings
Now that more and more shops are selling it and people have positively accepted it, you see couples buy it for big occasions like as engagement rings, wedding bands, wedding rings, anniversary rings, promise rings and eternity rings. A stunning quality choco diamond can be set on a solitaire ring with one outstanding shimmering stone in the center. It's versatile and you can find rings that look stunning with a traditional three stone engagement ring type setting.
Let's take a look at a beautiful ring that could make a great engagement ring:
14k Gold Ladies' Dome Diamond Ring, w/ 1.00 Carat Brilliant Cut White & Chocolate Diamonds, 5/16" (8mm) wide
Set with real quality diamonds in a pave setting, this is an impressive ring. The design is classic looking with a modern twist and will be a piece of jewelry that you can wear for decades to come. It will make a wonderful engagement ring or wedding ring, or for any occasion. Available ring sizes: 6 - 8 with 1/2 size increments.