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Black and White Diamond Engagement Ring

Saturday, August 17th 2013. | Black Diamond, Diamond, Diamond Ring

Black and White Diamond Engagement Ring

When it is time for us to think of engagement ring, the very first picture which pops out in or mind is diamond solitaire engagement ring. Diamond is known as the traditional stone for engagement, and a white round diamond in a solitaire band is a favourite option among many couples. But nowadays there are some couples who want to symbolize their love with a unique and different engagement ring, and sometimes they want to be dramatic and unusual. For those who want all these features in their own engagement ring, there is a gorgeous combination of black diamond and white diamond on an engagement band. Black and White Diamond Engagement Ring

Black and White Diamond Engagement Ring

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Diamonds can be found in many colours, white, pink, blue, green, yellow, black and many others. A black diamond is not really in pitch black colour, but rather has numerous dark inclusions imparting the diamond its dark colour. However, many black diamonds we can find in markets is solid in colour and is almost opaque due to the colour enhancement of natural black colour. Since it is black, the black diamond does not reflect light like other fancy coloured diamonds, so that the diamond looks opaque, but a black diamond also has its unique shine. Many associate black with darkness, death or grief, but black is also associated with authority, certainty, strength, power and passion. Black diamond also symbolizes depth of love and passion and strength of commitment of couple. With these meanings, black diamond create a meaningful engagement ring with white diamond, and also the combination of black and white colours give a stunning look for the engagement ring. Black and White Diamond Engagement Ring

Some of you may think that since you want to combine white diamond and black diamond altogether which both of them belong to diamond group, you will pay a lot of money. It is not really right. Like other diamonds, the price for a black diamond can vary based on colour, cut and carat, but a black diamond is definitely less expensive than a white diamond. Whether the stone is natural black diamond or colour enhanced black diamond also determines the price. But in this case, if you want to have a combination of black diamond and white diamond but want to spend less money, you can have the black diamond as the main stone or is larger than the white diamond, or in other words, the black diamond is dominant on the engagement ring. Black and White Diamond Engagement Ring

Black and White Diamond Engagement Ring

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Black diamond is as hard as white diamond, and so that it can be combined with white diamond on engagement ring. However, since black diamond has excessive inclusions, black diamond tends to be little brittle compared to white diamond, and so that make the black diamond more vulnerable to chip than white diamond. But, black diamond is really suitable for daily wear and it does not easily get worn down or abrades. Since black diamond does not reflect light like white diamond does, black diamond is commonly cut as round, princess and oval. You need to consider the setting as well, since the good setting can allow the refraction and reflection of light. Since black diamond is opaque, there is a limit for settings you can choose. Black diamond will look magnificent when set in pave, prong or channel setting. Black and White Diamond Engagement Ring

Black and White Diamond Engagement Ring

Black and White Diamond Engagement Ring
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