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Diamond Color Grading

Colorless diamonds & diamonds that are yellow or yellowish brown are grouped into different categories. This type of grading does not apply to fancy colored diamonds as they have their own color grading standards.

D-E-F

Colorless



G-H-I-J

Nearly colorless



K-L-M

Faintly tinted, usually yellow



N-O-P-Q-R

Lightly tinted, usually yellow. Tint can be seen with the naked eye



S-T-U-V-W-X-Y-Z

Tinted, usually yellow - brownish. Tint will be visible to the naked eye





Diamond Color Grading Chart

Colorless

D

0

Exceptional White +

River

E

1

Exceptional White

F

2

Rare White +

Top Wesselton

Near Colorless

G

3

Rare White

H

4

White

Wesselton

I

5

Slightly Tinted White

Top Crystal

J

Crystal

Faint Yellow

K

6

Tinted White

Top Cape

L

M

7

Tinted Color

Cape

Very Light Yellow

N

O

8

P

Q

R

9

Light Yellow

S

T

U

V

10

W

X

Y

Z


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NOVEMBER BIRTHSTONE - CITRINE


Citrine Gemstone

COMMEMORATIVE EVENT - 13th Anniversary
KEYWORDS - Success, Abundance, Personal Power
ALSO KNOWN AS - Merchant's stone, Success stone
COLORS - Pale yellow to brown
OCCURRENCE - Brazil
COLOR ZONING - Tiger stripes or Zebra stripes

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