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Canary Yellow Diamond Engagement Rings: Hot Wedding Bling for 2013
Passion, inner strength, abundance – the canary yellow diamond engagement ring is poignantly symbolic and enchanting to behold. This stunning gemstone is also a hot new trend in wedding rings for 2013.
in Houston Texas agrees that canary yellow diamonds are the latest craze. They have this to say about the rarity of these gems: “Yellow diamonds are one of the most common colored diamonds, but they are still considered rare… the intensity of the color will depend on the rareness of the stone, and generally they are called ‘fancy colored diamonds’.”
Whether referred to as “fancy” yellow or “canary” yellow, this beautiful stone makes an elegant engagement ring setting and an especially awe-inducing proposal with an element of surprise.
What creates the yellow color in a diamond? When the diamond contains nitrogen molecules – considered an impurity – it reflects blue light, causing the yellow coloring of the gem. The degree of yellow coloring depends on the nitrogen concentration and the size of the stone.
Front Jewelers has an extensive collection of canary yellow diamond engagement rings “packed with fiery sparkle,” including some unique settings in black gold.
Canary yellow diamond engagement rings are gaining popularity as more celebrity brides flash them on the red carpet. Perhaps it all started with singer Carrie Underwood’s engagement ring, an estimated 12-carats, which was co-designed by Jonathon Arndt with Underwood’s now husband, pro hockey player Mike Fisher.
Want a yellow diamond engagement ring similar to Carrie Underwood’s? You can get a gorgeous look-alike ring from DeBebians.
We think canary yellow diamond engagement rings are trending bling for 2013 because they have the luster and elegance of white diamond rings, with an enticing, colorful twist.
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