Brown Diamond

Brown Diamond

Brown diamonds have a warm and rich colour that adds a touch of rustic charm to any piece of jewellery. They are becoming increasingly popular as alternative to traditional colourless diamonds due to their unique appearance.
What is a Brown Diamond?

A brown diamond is a type of diamond that is naturally coloured brown. These diamonds are formed when trace amounts of nitrogen are present during the diamond's formation process. Brown diamonds are not as common as white diamonds and are often used as accent stones in jewellery rather than the main stone.

Brown diamonds can range in colour from a pale brown to a deep, rich brown. The intensity of the brown colour is determined by the amount of nitrogen present in the diamond. Brown diamonds with a more intense colour are generally more valuable. Brown diamonds can be found in a variety of cuts and shapes, including round, princess, cushion, and pear.

Brown diamonds are often used in jewellery as a way to add a touch of warmth to a piece. They can be paired with white diamonds or other coloured gemstones to create a striking contrast. Brown diamonds are also sometimes used as a replacement for traditional brown gemstones, such as tigereye or smoky quartz.

Design Your Unique Jewellery

Design Your Unique Jewellery
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Select Your Stone

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Brown Diamond:
Symbol of Earthly Stability and Natural Beauty

Brown Diamond is a type of diamond that is known for its unique brown colour, which can range from a light, champagne colour to a deep, rich chocolate colour. Brown diamonds are associated with feelings of warmth, stability, and grounding. They are said to be a symbol of the earth, representing practicality, humility, and natural beauty.

Brown diamonds are said to be a powerful tool for grounding and centering oneself, helping to bring about a sense of calm and stability. They are also believed to be a powerful tool for promoting self-acceptance and self-confidence, helping to overcome feelings of self-doubt and insecurity. They are also known to bring positivity and good luck.

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Are brown diamonds real diamonds?

Brown diamonds are real diamonds, just like white diamonds. They are formed through the same process as other diamonds, and they are composed of the same material, carbon. Brown diamonds are simply diamonds that exhibit a brown colour, which is caused by the presence of nitrogen impurities in the diamond's crystal structure.

How are brown diamonds graded?

Brown diamonds are graded on the same scale as other diamonds, using the Four Cs: cut, colour, clarity, and carat weight. The colour of a brown diamond is graded on a scale from D (colourless) to Z (light yellow or brown), with higher grades indicating a more valuable diamond. The clarity of a brown diamond is graded based on the presence or absence of blemishes and inclusions, with higher grades indicating a clearer and more valuable diamond. The cut and carat weight of a brown diamond are also taken into consideration when determining its value.

How do I clean and care for a brown diamond to keep it looking its best?

To clean and care for a brown diamond, it is recommended to clean it regularly with a solution of mild dish soap and warm water, and to use a soft brush to remove any dirt or debris from the setting. It is also a good idea to store your brown diamond separately from other jewellery to prevent it from being scratched or damaged. Avoid exposing your brown diamond to harsh chemicals, such as bleach or chlorine, and have it professionally checked and cleaned regularly to maintain its appearance.

What is the best way to protect a brown diamond and ensure its safety?

The best way to protect a brown diamond is to store it carefully, handle it gently, and have it professionally checked and cleaned regularly. It is also a good idea to insure your brown diamond to protect it against loss, theft, or damage. Consider keeping your brown diamond in a safe deposit box or a secure location when it is not being worn.

How do brown diamonds compare to other gemstones in terms of durability and suitability for everyday wear?

Brown diamonds are relatively durable and hard, making them suitable for everyday wear. They have a Mohs hardness rating of 10, which is the highest rating on the scale and indicates that they are resistant to scratching and chipping. However, brown diamonds can still be damaged if they are subjected to extreme force or harsh treatment, so it is important to handle them gently and protect them from damage. In comparison to other gemstones, brown diamonds are generally more durable and suitable for everyday wear than softer, more brittle gemstones such as pearls or opals. However, they may not be as durable as some other gemstones, such as sapphires or rubies, which also have a Mohs hardness rating of 9 or higher.

Can brown diamonds be paired with other gemstones?

Brown diamonds can be paired with a variety of other gemstones to create beautiful and unique jewellery pieces. They can be paired with other diamonds, precious stones such as emeralds, sapphires and rubies, or semi-precious stones like amethysts or topaz. This can create a wonderful contrast and bring out the natural beauty of the brown diamond.

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Brown Diamond Features

Brown diamonds, also known as chocolate diamonds or cognac diamonds, are a type of diamond known for their unique brown colour. The colour of brown diamonds is caused by the presence of nitrogen or other impurities in the diamond during its formation. Brown diamonds are graded according to the 4 C's: carat, cut, colour and clarity. The carat weight of a brown diamond is a measure of its size, with one carat being equal to 0.2 grams. The cut of a brown diamond refers to the symmetry, proportion and polish of a diamond, which are adjusted during the cutting process of the gemstone after it has been mined from the earth. The colour of a brown diamond refers to the combination of three components: hue, saturation and tone. The colour grading scale for brown diamonds ranges from D to Z. A perfect brown diamond, known as a D colour, has no colour at all. Diamond clarity refers to the purity of a diamond, and clarity criteria include determining the number of inclusions, their size, relief and position.

Brown Diamond Cut and Shape

At GLAMIRA we use brown diamonds in colour H, which are considered to be the best value for money and the most harmonious with designs. The cut range includes 5 grades; excellent, very good, good, fair and poor. On the other hand, diamond shape, which is generally confused with diamond cut, refers to a style or design used when shaping a diamond for polishing, such as the princess cut diamond. At GLAMIRA you can find many shapes of brown diamonds including Princess, Brilliant, Round, Trillion, Cushion, Heart, Oval and Emerald, which you can use to personalise your pieces.

Quality and Rarity

At GLAMIRA we understand the importance of quality and use only the highest quality brown diamonds, carefully selected for their beauty and unique characteristics. Brown diamonds are considered to be one of the most precious gemstones and their natural formation makes them rare and valuable.

Symbolism and use in jewellery

Brown diamonds are known for their unique colour and are a popular choice for those looking for a unique and striking piece of jewellery. At GLAMIRA we specialise in creating unique and luxurious brown diamond jewellery including rings, earrings, pendants, bracelets and even necklaces that are sure to add a touch of luxury and elegance to any outfit.

Customisation options

At GLAMIRA we understand the importance of customisation when it comes to creating the perfect piece of jewellery. That's why we offer our customers a wide range of options to fully customise their brown diamond jewellery.

From the choice of metal for the piece to the shape, cut and carat weight of the brown diamond, you have complete control over the design of your jewellery. You can also choose the style of setting for your brown diamond, whether it's a prong, bezel or pave. You can also add additional stones to complement your brown diamond, such as other coloured diamonds or precious gemstones. Our team of expert jewellers at GLAMIRA will work with you every step of the way to ensure you get the exact piece of jewellery you envision. With our commitment to quality and customer satisfaction, you can trust GLAMIRA to create a unique piece that you will treasure for a lifetime. Browse our collection of brown diamond jewellery today and start designing your own unique piece at GLAMIRA.