The Drawback Of Enhanced Diamonds

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What Do I Need To Know About Buying An Enhanced Diamond?

The Drawback Of Enhanced Diamonds

If you see a great deal on a diamond online, especially at an auction, check to see that it is natural and not color or clarity "enhanced" or treated. First of all, enhanced diamonds do not increase in value, and second, it's possible that they may break or chip! Why? The chemicals they put in the diamond can be harmful to it, especially if the diamond comes in contact with other chemicals. A way to make sure you are not getting an enhanced diamond is to check the diamond grading report for an asterisk next to the color or clarity. If there is an asterisk it will state at the bottom of the report if it has been enhanced. If you still decide to get an enhanced diamond any way, make sure the jeweler gives you instructions on how to care for it.

   

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