Three tips for buying color treated diamond jewelry
1. Color enhanced diamonds are less expensive, so check that your diamond jewelry’s price
2. Choose a HPHT treated diamond color that you love with your entire heart because the
color last forever.
3. Be aware of the care instructions of colored diamond jewelry made with irradiated
View The Following Colors
Color Enhanced Diamond Jewelry
Natural fancy colored diamonds are extremely rare and very expensive and only worn by the
Luckily for the rest of us, color enhanced diamonds are just as beautiful and vibrant but also
much more affordable. Reputable jewelers will always point out that their diamond jewelry is
made with treated colored diamonds.
The HPHT (high pressure high temperature) diamond color enhancement process takes place
in a controlled environment inside a laboratory. The chemical composition of natural diamonds
with a high clarity are changed and the result is beautiful vibrant colored diamonds. The
treated color of HPHT diamonds is permanent.
Irradiated colored diamonds were exposed to radiation that re-arrange the position of
the diamonds’ atoms and change its color. The color is usually permanent but can be influenced
by temperatures over 900ºF (450ºC). Mention to your jeweler that your color enhanced diamond
jewelry is irradiated when you have it resized because the heat of a blowtorch can influence