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Fancy Yellow (Canary) Diamonds | Fancy Diamond Education

Yellow diamonds (also known as canary diamonds) are the most well-known of all fancy diamonds. Although many white diamonds appear yellow and are listed on the far end (Y-Z) of the standard diamond color scale, they are not considered fancy yellow diamonds.

A yellow diamond is considered fancy when it is graded according to the terms: light yellow, fancy light yellow, fancy yellow, fancy intense yellow, fancy dark yellow, fancy deep yellow, and fancy vivid yellow. True fancy yellow diamonds have a strong vivid color, and are generally more expensive per carat due to their rare beauty.

Roughly 60% of all fancy color diamonds are yellow diamonds. Yellow diamonds contain nitrogen, which is responsible for giving the diamond its yellow color.

James Allen offers a wide selection of fancy yellow diamonds, in a variety of shapes and carat sizes. Yellow diamonds are a great option when looking to add to your diamond selection and appear especially striking when set in a platinum or white gold setting.

Click here to view James Allen’s complete collection of natural fancy yellow diamonds.

FANCY VIVID YELLOW-SI2 Pear Cut Diamond

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