Black diamonds seemed to be everywhere at the industry trade shows we attended this summer. They are currently riding a wave of popularity as a somewhat more affordable luxury in our country’s current economic slump.
Black diamonds, like any diamonds, are pure carbon crystals. But what makes black diamonds different is their unique structure called “polycrystalline.” Rather than refracting light like white and other colored diamonds, this unique structure causes these diamonds to absorb light, creating the appearance of a black stone.
Black diamonds are striking when paired up with white gold or palladium, and they look crazy dramatic against the hot white of the more “price friendly” sterling silver. We’re introducing them into our personalized jewelry line as an option on our most popular “bling” pieces:
Check them out – they’re just waiting to be added to your Christmas and holiday wish list!Posted by Lynn