SaturationSaturation basically stands for the intensity of the diamond's color. Diamondsthat have a more intense color are more expensive. As a rule of thumb, pink diamonds which have a more intense saturation will cost more than those with a faint one.Carat WeightBigger pink diamonds are scarce and are proportionally more expensive when bought. If aiming for a 0.3 – 0.4-carat diamond, be ready to pay lots of money for it. Keep in mind that pink diamonds which have a 0.5 carat or higher are more expensive and rarer to find. Natural or treated?Natural pink diamonds are very rare and quite pricy. As a result, vendors have resorted to processing synthetically colored stones, which are more affordable. Some vendors even subject naturally colorless diamonds to HPHT/High-Pressure High-Temperature or Irradiation to alter the color.
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Synthetic pink diamonds which are manufactured in labs are also inexpensive, despite having the same chemical structures as the natural stones.Before buying any pink diamonds, ensure that you are provided with their certification indicating whether the diamonds are natural, synthetic, or have been altered to change their color.
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