What are chocolate diamonds? Unfortunately, they are not a sweet treat. In fact, ‘chocolate diamond’ is a simple marketing term for a type of diamond. It was named by Le Vian, a jewellery brand, and describes a unique diamond in a brown shade. It doesn’t have to be a natural brown, either. These diamonds can be found naturally, or they can be treated to have the colour artificially.
The Value of a Chocolate Diamond
Using the term ‘chocolate’ as a descriptor seems not to have helped the case for value. Generally, a chocolate diamond will be less valuable than a standard diamond because of the selection process. It isn’t due to the consumer, however. Usually, the diamonds chosen to become artificial chocolate diamonds are of a lower quality, and the same goes for most coloured diamonds – therefore they normally end up a lower quality.
A high-quality white …