Now Trending: Yellow Diamonds

by Emily Wilkinson

When most people think about diamonds, they picture a nearly colorless stone that shines bright and sparkles in any light. Most people don’t immediately think about yellow diamonds, although they are highly sought after and rising in popularity.

Trending - Yellow Diamonds

If you think you have been seeing more yellow diamonds in the wild, then you would be correct. There has been a resurrgence in the popularity of yellow diamonds in recent years. Often times celebrities aid in creating popular trends, so it's no surprise that notable celebrities have been spotted wearing yellow diamond accessories. You may have seen yellow diamond engagement rings on celebrities like Carrie Underwood, Lady Gaga, Heidi Klum, Kelly Clarkson and Audrey Hepburn and for good reason! Today’s engagement trends encourage uniqueness, and a yellow diamond fits the bill! There are many different cuts and colors of yellow diamonds, there's certainly a style for everyone!

What is a Yellow Diamond?

Yellow diamonds can be found all over the world, though they are most often found in South Africa. One 1 out of every 10,000 diamonds mined is a yellow diamond, making them extremely rare. The yellow hue in the diamond comes from the presence of nitrogen in the composition and it’s one of the most popular colored diamonds in the world.

Shades of yellow diamonds can range from a brown hue to a bright yellow hue – making the pricing of this stone vary greatly. The brighter the yellow, the more expensive the diamond will be. Yellow diamonds, like regular diamonds, come in various shapes, although the most popular cuts tend to be cushion cut and radiant cut.

What do they symbolize?

Yellow diamonds represent love and commitment. They also represent knowledge, wisdom and the continuation of a happy life. With that said, yellow diamonds make for beautiful engagement rings. The things yellow diamonds symbolize are qualities that people look for in a relationship and a partner, so what better way to propose than with a yellow diamond?

Want to check out a yellow diamond? You can explore our selection of yellow diamonds in store or online.