As with other colored diamonds, pink diamonds can be graded faint, very light, light, fancy light, fancy intense, fancy deep and fancy vivid. And like other hues, the stronger the color, the higher the price tag.
It is believed that while the diamond is forced to the Earth’s surface, the structure of the diamond somehow becomes altered, causing a deformation. This flaw forces the stone to absorb light differ- ently and emit the pink hue.
The majority of the pink stones origin from the Rio Tinto owned Argyle Mine in Australia.
Limited by nature, an entire year’s worth of Argyle Pink Diamonds over half a carat, would fit in the palm of your hand...