Black Diamond Necklaces

Diamonds can come in an array of colors: white, pink, yellow, blue and even green. But the rarest and most expensive diamond of them all is the black diamond. These diamonds are the hardest substance known, and can only be cut with another carbonados. This simple, elegant black stone is lovely on its own and when combined with white or other colored stones it creates a striking contrast. Especially in black diamond necklaces worn prominently around the neck. These rare stones are mainly found in Brazil; consequently, black diamond necklaces are also cut and manufactured widely in Brazil. Scientists and gemologists say the history behind these beauties started around 3.5 billion years ago at the center of the Earth. As most diamonds, they are brought closer to the surface of the earth due to cataclysmic events such as volcanic eruptions and are formed due to the pressure and the intense heat in the center of the earth. History aside, one thing is for sure, these gemstones are held in high regard by people who appreciate natural beauty and fine jewelry.

Miadora Sterling Silver 1/2ct TDW Black Diamond Fashion Necklace
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Black diamond necklaces are commonly made from Titanium as this particular metal compliments this captivating gemstone the most. Prior to the actual cutting of the stone, a jewelry designer has to use his experience and the latest jewelry design software to determine how to display it in the best way possible. One combination that gets rave reviews is surrounding a black diamond with a compilation of traditional white diamonds. This layout works beautifully with rings, pendants bracelets and necklaces. The contrast between the two gemstones bespeaks of elegance, high society and royalty. That’s probably the reason so many clamor for this glamour. No pun intended! Of course, it goes without saying that these opaque gemstones will not sparkle or be as brilliant as the traditional Brilliant Cut Diamonds, but then again, they weren’t born to! Their beauty is intricately woven into their uniqueness, scarcity and their effervescent alluring charm. It is that scarcity and the seductive quality that compels, inspires and ignites individuals to choose black diamond necklaces and other fine jewelry cut from these why almost elusive gemstones.

Round Black Diamond Platinum Necklace
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And you also need to know that there is a longstanding romantic component to the black diamond necklaces that adds an element of mystery that most jewelry lovers crave and admire. It is no secret that these gems have an unparalleled in beauty and elegance. What is relatively unknown to most people is that this gemstone is one of the most legendary diamonds in the world and for good reason. As you already know, these gemstones are really very expensive due to their rarity. What adds to the already high costs is that they are extremely difficult to cut and polish. That’s why you will only find a few people who own genuine these necklaces. Black diamond necklaces, rings and just about any other type of jewelry featuring this unusual gem are becoming more widely available today. Many retail stores have a big selection and shopping online should yield unlimited choices.