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Champagne and Cinnamon Diamonds

Updated on August 23, 2012

Ahh Champagne and Cinnamon Diamonds, Two of my favorite things!. The fancy colored diamonds have more color and class to them than any of the other diamonds. the color is just rich enough to catch you eye but yet transparent enough to catch the light. How are these diamonds made? Where can you purchase them at a decent price. Do they make good engagement rings? All this and more...

How are They Made?

Champagne Diamonds come from diamond mines in Australia at the Argyle Mine. 600 million carats of champagne diamonds have been harvested since it discovery in 1985.

Champagne diamonds are categorized into Type one and Type two diamonds. T They mine over 95% of the Champagne diamonds Type I diamonds have traces of Boron or Natural radiation. The amber color is caused by nitrogen in the gem. If traces of boron are found in the diamond there will be a bluish tint to it. If there is some nitrogen in the gen it will be a little green.

Type II champagne diamonds are fairly rare and have some pink red or brown to them. The Type II diamond is pressured during growth and this changes the lattice structure of the diamond.

Cinnamon Diamonds and Chocolate diamonds are also mined from this mine. they are basically the same thing except in different colors. They range in color intensity. The lightest is called C-1 up through the darkest being C-7.

Aborigines state there is a legend responsible for the formation of the of the diamonds. A Barramundi fish escaped through a fisherman's net. The colors that are mined from the earth are to be the colors of the fish!

Growing in popularity!

Brown is said to be the new black! Champagne and cinnamon diamonds are sure to increase in popularity as time wears on. The range of colors matches virtually every skin tone. Swiss designers are being inspired by the colors therefore more champagne diamond jewelry is being produced. Diamond engagement rings are becoming ever so popular with the chocolate diamonds. I know if I were to ever get a ring I would like it to have Champagne and Cinnamon diamonds!

The 14K White Gold White and Champagne diamond ring is a beautiful example of a champagne diamond.  This ring is made of white gold. The champagne diamond is surrounded by diamonds.  The gem weight of the champagne diamond is .5 carats.  This makes for a very pretty engagement ring.

This is a good example of how the Champagne diamonds can come in different colors.  This is a Champagne chocolate diamond ring.  It is made of cubic zirconia and therefore more reasonably priced.  The ring is made of sterling silver.  One customer commented on how well she liked it.  She particularity liked how much the ring sparkled. It comes in sizes 5 to 9.

This two tone and diamond pendant is just gorgeous! This oval shaped cinnamon diamond is surrounded by .33 carats of diamonds.  There is not a chain included with this. However the pendent does come with a gift bag and a personal note!

The Sterling Silver Champagne Diamond Squares  Link Bracelet is very popular.  This bracelet includes 32 Champagne diamonds.  Each square has four diamonds.  Champagne carat weight is 2.5 carats.  Customers really liked this piece of jewelry.  Customers state is is very beautiful and really shires. The bracelet is well made and lightweight.

The Sterling Silver Champagne Diamond Square Necklace is 18 inches long.   This is a beautiful accessory that has matching bracelet and earrings.  There are 25 champagne diamonds that measure 1.3 mm. Sparkling white gems out line the champagne diamonds. The total diamond weight is 1/4 carat.


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      MagicStarER 8 years ago from Western Kentucky

      They are beautiful and I did not know they existed. I knew about "Canary" diamonds - I used to have one. That flower ring is gorgeous. My birthday is in August. LOL!!!! :)

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      Tina 8 years ago from Wv

      Cheri, Yes i love the Champgne diamonds the best

      and BlueCornHippo, I really just don' t know what to say to your comment...

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      SoftCornHippo 8 years ago

      Now you've made me wonder - ARE diamonds really mined and smuggled and hoarded and sold like they portrayed in that movie "Black Diamond"? cuz if so, I will never buy another one. of any kind. But, on the other hand, golly they sure is purty! And if they aren't mined like that somewhere's I would want that kind, for sure! How tuff that must be for all you real purty girls, knowin' what ya know bout diamonds and then some really nice guy gives you one! Do you accept? Do you ask for tickets to Africa instead, where you would find a way help those poor people stuck in the mines? Just stirrin' the mud up a little. Hope I didn't ruffle any feathers! cuz I really don't know the ansurs to any of this!

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      Cheri Schultz 8 years ago from Midwest

      I have always been fascinated by these beautiful gems. Great Hub!!

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      lyricsingray 8 years ago

      They're fabulous - I've never seen them before, and well for me, diamonds are for sure tis girls best friend, thanks!

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      Tina 8 years ago from Wv

      That's for stoppin by again Creative one.

      And Rawlus.. shame on you! You better get her something nice! :) thanks for stoppin

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      ralwus 8 years ago

      I will keep wifey away from this one for sure.

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      benny Faye Douglass 8 years ago from Gold Canyon, Arizona

      Thanks for your cinnamon diamond hub, it was very informative and educational. creativeone59