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Color & Clarity
Learn more about cultivated diamonds



The beauty and rarity of colored diamonds in nature pushed us to learn more about the properties of their color in order to be able to reproduce those colors in the labs. Over the past decades, scientists explored and introduced methods to bring color onto cultivated diamonds. While some methods change the color only temporary others bring about permanent change with no damage to the structure of the crystal. Irradiation and HPHT are the methods that provided the best results.

In order to explain how we create our color diamonds we must take a step back and look at how colors occur in natural diamonds. The presence of color in a diamond is often defined by structural anomalies and the presence of other mineral atoms in the crystal. Those atoms become part of the crystal mattrix lattice during its growth and in the end will affect the light absorption within the crystal. Tints of naturally colored diamonds will depend on those extras in the lattice and will be seen as one of the following colors: steel grey, blue, green, yellow, orange, pink, red, purple, brown or even black.

Tints of yellow, orange and brown often appear due to the presence of a higher Nitrogen content in the atomic structure. So whether or not Nitrogen was added "accidentally" by nature or on purpose by a scientist, the result is the same — the diamond has a yellow color that may vary from slightly yellow to intense orange or brownish colors. All our yellow to brown colored diamonds acquire their color in the same way as natural crystals do, simply by having Nitrogen added at a very early stage of formation.

Similarly the blue colored diamonds get their stunning gentle blue color due to the presence of Baron atoms in their structure.

To bring green to a diamond, some extra thermo baric treatment is applied that will result in a lively, sparkling light green color. For our deep red colored diamonds we use the method of irradiation, which has been developed and successfully applied throughout recent decades.

All colored diamonds grown in our lab have a lively intense color that will last and will not fade with time.

Vivid yellowLight sparkling greenDeep pomegranate red


Clarity is one of the 4 'Cs' of characteristics developed within the diamond industry in order to describe diamond quality on the market. The grading scale that was built for natural diamonds also applies to our lab-grown stones.

Similar to a naturally grown diamond, a lab grown crystal may have inclusions, because an absolutely pure diamond without any defects is quite rare natural phenomena.

Cultivated diamonds grown in the Labs of New Age Diamonds are on average graded between I, SI, VS scale.

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