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Black Diamonds

Updated on June 8, 2010

Black Diamonds are becoming more and more popular in the main stream. The beauty of black diamonds especially when contrasted with colorless traditional diamonds can really make a bold elegant statement in ones jewelery. Many people are seeking black diamonds engagements rings, anniversary rings and even pendants and earrings. Men jewelery items also have many variations that are available with the addition of black diamonds including rings, cuff links and even belt buckles and a very popular Mens Ring. The new trend towards black diamonds has also been coupled with any type of attire. Many people have associated the black diamond with elegance and formal wear but with many new pieces being made, black diamonds are showing up in casual wear to accent or "Class up" an outfit.

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The Origins and Versatility of the Black Diamond

More Pure and compatible than colorless diamonds

Black diamonds are mostly found in Brazil and in the Central African Republic and despite only recently being discovered by the main stream jewelry makers, collectors and the general public, they have been around for many years. The Darkness of black diamonds come from either tiny cracks throughout the stone that contain graphite or sulphides or by colorless or white diamonds being exposed to extreme heat. A black diamond that is harvested from the ground and is naturally dark is extremely rare and therefore much more expensive. Although most black diamonds are treated with heat, to find the purest black diamonds harvested from the ground, look for one that is advertised as untreated or GIA (Gemological Institue of America) Certified and you will have some of the most precious stones available.

When searching for the best black diamonds to fit your needs, be sure to evaluate the 4 C's. (Color, Clarity, Carat, and Cut) This will get you the highest quality in black diamond rings.

(1) Black diamonds are crystallized carbon just like colorless diamonds so when choosing color be sure to look for the glossy finish with no cracks.

(2) Clarity refers to the stone's luster. Again make sure the diamond has a sparkling glossy surface. AAA is the best rating grade.

(3) Carat always refers to the weight of the diamond. Black diamonds are heavier than the traditional colorless diamond so a 1 carat black diamond will be smaller in size than a colorless diamond.

(4) The Cut (very important) does not refer to the shape of a diamond but rather to the stone's proportions and polish. When a diamond is mined from the earth it simply looks like a piece of glass so it is cut with precise facets. Most black diamonds have a cut of sixteen facets and their surface will be smooth with no cracks.

White and Black Diamond Ring 1/2 Carat (ctw) in 14K White Gold, Size 4.5

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Black Diamond Rings - 14k White Gold White and Black Diamond Crossover Ring 0.95 cts.

Black Diamond Rings - 14k White Gold White and Black Diamond Crossover Ring 0.95 cts. Black Diamonds on one side of the ring and white diamonds on the other give this 14k White Gold ring a noticable contrast. Specifications: 14 KT. White Gold gold weight 4.69 Grams White Diamonds are G-H color, SI2 clarity Black and White Diamonds totaling 0.95 cts. Approximately 1/2 of an inch wide

Black Diamond Rings - 14k White Gold White and Black Diamond Crossover Ring 0.95 cts.

Infinity Black Diamond Ring in 10K White Gold

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10k White Gold Black and White Diamond Dragonfly Pendant (1/5 cttw, I-J Color, I3 Clarity), 17"10k White Gold Black Diamond Infinity Earrings (1/4 cttw)Cute Black and White 1/3 CTW Diamond Cat PendantSterling Silver Black and White Diamond Dog PendantSterling Silver 1/3 cttw Black and White Diamond Panda PendantSterling Silver 1/4 cttw Black and White Diamond Heart Pendant, 18"Men's 10kt. White Gold, 1/2 ct. tw. Black and White Diamond Fashion Ring0.60ct Mens Fancy-Black and White Diamond Wedding Band Ring 14k Yellow Gold20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=B0000DYKN3">Black Coral Ring with Diamonds in 14K White Gold3.00ct Fancy-Black Diamond Men's Ring 14k White Gold
10k White Gold Black and White Diamond Dragonfly Pendant (1/5 cttw, I-J Color, I3 Clarity), 17"
10k White Gold Black and White Diamond Dragonfly Pendant (1/5 cttw, I-J Color, I3 Clarity), 17"
10k White Gold Black Diamond Infinity Earrings (1/4 cttw)
10k White Gold Black Diamond Infinity Earrings (1/4 cttw)
Cute Black and White 1/3 CTW Diamond Cat Pendant
Cute Black and White 1/3 CTW Diamond Cat Pendant
Sterling Silver Black and White Diamond Dog Pendant
Sterling Silver Black and White Diamond Dog Pendant
Sterling Silver 1/3 cttw Black and White Diamond Panda Pendant
Sterling Silver 1/3 cttw Black and White Diamond Panda Pendant
Sterling Silver 1/4 cttw Black and White Diamond Heart Pendant, 18"
Sterling Silver 1/4 cttw Black and White Diamond Heart Pendant, 18"
Men's 10kt. White Gold, 1/2 ct. tw. Black and White Diamond Fashion Ring
Men's 10kt. White Gold, 1/2 ct. tw. Black and White Diamond Fashion Ring
0.60ct Mens Fancy-Black and White Diamond Wedding Band Ring 14k Yellow Gold
0.60ct Mens Fancy-Black and White Diamond Wedding Band Ring 14k Yellow Gold
20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=B0000DYKN3">Black Coral Ring with Diamonds in 14K White Gold
20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=B0000DYKN3">Black Coral Ring with Diamonds in 14K White Gold
3.00ct Fancy-Black Diamond Men's Ring 14k White Gold
3.00ct Fancy-Black Diamond Men's Ring 14k White Gold

Elegant Alternatives

The luster of a black diamond make it an elegant Alternative to other precious stones...But they also combine well with other stones.

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0.60 Ct.T.W. Round Cut Diamonds accented by Black Onyx in 14Kt. White Gold Wedding Ring Set2.45ct Fancy Black Diamond Ring Antique Style 14k White Gold2.00ct tw Natural Treated Black Princess Cut Diamond Solitaire Ring in 14K White Gold (AAA quality , Dark Black color)1 Carat Black Diamond Solitaire RingPlatinum Round 3 Stone Black Diamond & White Diamond Wedding Ring (1/2 ctw)1.64ct Fancy Black Diamond Engagement/Wedding Ring Band Set 14k White Gold Set2.00ct Princess-Cut Black Diamond Engagement Ring 14k White Gold2.00ct Fancy-Black Diamond Ring Antique Style 14k White Gold1.75 Carat Three Stone Black Diamond Ring
0.60 Ct.T.W. Round Cut Diamonds accented by Black Onyx in 14Kt. White Gold Wedding Ring Set
0.60 Ct.T.W. Round Cut Diamonds accented by Black Onyx in 14Kt. White Gold Wedding Ring Set
2.45ct Fancy Black Diamond Ring Antique Style 14k White Gold
2.45ct Fancy Black Diamond Ring Antique Style 14k White Gold
2.00ct tw Natural Treated Black Princess Cut Diamond Solitaire Ring in 14K White Gold (AAA quality , Dark Black color)
2.00ct tw Natural Treated Black Princess Cut Diamond Solitaire Ring in 14K White Gold (AAA quality , Dark Black color)
1 Carat Black Diamond Solitaire Ring
1 Carat Black Diamond Solitaire Ring
Platinum Round 3 Stone Black Diamond & White Diamond Wedding Ring (1/2 ctw)
Platinum Round 3 Stone Black Diamond & White Diamond Wedding Ring (1/2 ctw)
1.64ct Fancy Black Diamond Engagement/Wedding Ring Band Set 14k White Gold Set
1.64ct Fancy Black Diamond Engagement/Wedding Ring Band Set 14k White Gold Set
2.00ct Princess-Cut Black Diamond Engagement Ring 14k White Gold
2.00ct Princess-Cut Black Diamond Engagement Ring 14k White Gold
2.00ct Fancy-Black Diamond Ring Antique Style 14k White Gold
2.00ct Fancy-Black Diamond Ring Antique Style 14k White Gold
1.75 Carat Three Stone Black Diamond Ring
1.75 Carat Three Stone Black Diamond Ring

Mix and Match - Precious stones in the right combination

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Precious stones in the right combination can be just the thing one needs to express their unique personality. The contrast between black diamonds and traditional colorless diamonds can be described as no less than exquisite. In the same token rubies, emeralds, and many other precious stones add style and class to earrings and necklaces but still show a uniqueness to an individual.

Since many more jewelery makers are using black diamonds in combinations with other precious stones, then finding a unique combination to express you personallity is just a matter of looking.

Listed below are some websites that have some of the best single and combinations of black diamond jewelery available on the market today, while still giving some of the best prices available.

If you are in the market for black diamonds they have many available including engagement rings, mens rings, necklaces, earrings, and even bracelets...and u can bet your friends won't have the same items.

I have added some links on this page that will give you some special deals on black diamond jewelry from Amazon.com to "My Jewelry Box". Click on the pictures and the links and I'm sure you will find something very special for you or that special person in your life.

Tell them Maurice Sent you and take advantage of some very special prices.

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