Diamonds are clear and sparkling stones but diamonds can also come in different colors. Diamonds signify wealth, style and elegance. Blue diamond engagement rings are very unique and beautiful. There are several grand names given to the largest and most popular blue diamonds: Blue Empress, Heart of Eternity and Hope.
Blue diamonds are considered to be one of the rarest types of diamonds in the world. These natural diamonds are almost non-existent, that is why anyone who is offered with “natural blue diamonds” should always check the genuineness of such gems before purchasing. These types of diamonds are one of those so-called fancy diamonds, meaning, they posses a strong and attractive and appealing color. They have undergone a diamond treatment process called irradiation wherein they obtain their blue color. Most fancy diamonds are more expensive than the colorless or plain ones because of this process.
If you are wondering where the color blue in blue diamonds come from, wonder no more. The small amount of boron that has been trapped in the diamonds crystal structure is the key element responsible for its color. And this also makes blue diamonds conducive to electricity.
To those who are interested in buying this special diamond engagement ring, you must know that the darker the color blue, it means that it has a better quality. And remember that most blue diamonds available in the market today are man made.
In the recessed economy, people are nowadays not really opting for something that might prove to be the closest to their fianc?e that is diamond. As a matter of fact, the shops selling diamond studded accessories like the Finlay, Shane Co etc and many online diamond jewelry vendors have been experiencing a very frozen up business during this time.
As there is no one as such who has ever opted for something that is even more expensive than their own house, therefore, just to view some of the most expensive engagement rings of the world here follows the list of some of the few diamond engagement rings which have proved to be the most expensive in the world.
The first one is from the Elizabeth Collection of House of Taylor Jewelry, which is a Los Angles based jewelry company that has gone international. It is a diamond platinum 5.8 carat ring. It has an oval shape. The cost of the ring is $1.4 million. Are you surprised, well let me tell you that this is a mere beginning and there are many such antiques that reside in this world. For more information stay tuned.