What Is A White Diamond?

What Is A White Diamond?

A white diamond is a type of diamond that is treated so that it has a white color. The treatment methods for white diamonds vary, but laser drilling is the most popular treatment. This process uses a laser beam to drill microscopic holes in the diamond. This treatment creates a high-quality diamond at a more affordable price. A white diamond also known as a colorless diamond.

Origin of a White Diamond

The white diamond was first found in India in the year 1642. It was discovered by a Portuguese trader named Joao de Castella. The white diamond was called the "Diamond of the Crown" by the King of Portugal, who had set it into a crown given to the King of Portugal by the Pope. The diamond is referred to as the "Pope's Diamond."

Benefits of a White Diamond

White diamonds have their advantages over natural diamonds.  Here are the benefits of White diamonds:

  • It is more affordable than other diamonds. 
  • White diamonds are also famous because they are the color of purity and innocence. They are the color of integrity and are often seen as the bride's color. 
  • They are more durable than other diamonds. 
  • White diamonds are also perfect for people allergic to other colors of diamonds. 

Cost of a White Diamond

The cost of a white diamond depends on many factors, including the size of the diamond and the quality of the diamond. The price of a diamond below 2 carats is often less than $1,000. But, diamonds above 2 carats can cost up to $50,000. The price of a diamond also depends on whether it is a diamond Solitaire or a diamond Engagement Ring.

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