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A Brief History of Natural Yellow Diamonds
Fancy yellow diamonds were historically found mostly in the Cape region of South Africa, however several diamond mines around the world currently produce yellow diamonds in some quantity.
While stones have been recently found in some of the mines in the Kingdom of Lesotho, the market for fancy yellow diamonds has been driven for years by the Ellendale Diamond Mine in Western Australia. Until its closure in 2015, Ellendale accounted for nearly 50% of the world’s supply of fancy yellow diamonds.
Since its closure, these diamonds and have become much rarer and demand has risen.
What Makes Diamonds Yellow?
Yellow Diamonds, also known as Canary Diamonds, are considerably more prevalent than colored diamonds. Within the range of rare colored diamonds, the yellow diamond has gained tremendous popularity because of its beautiful shine and its relatively affordable prices.
Canary Diamond or Fancy Yellow Diamond?
The name Canary Diamond, or Canary Yellow Diamond, refers to pure yellow diamonds with a strong shade – meaning pure intense yellow diamonds.
Keep in mind that while almost everyone knows what Canary Diamond means, the GIA color description would state fancy yellow in the color description and not canary.
Nitrogen Turns White Diamonds Yellow
The color yellow in diamonds is caused by the presence of nitrogen within the stone that filters the blue/violet range of the visible light spectrum and reflects yellow.
Nitrogen is common in diamonds and up to 98% of all-natural diamonds will contain the element, however, yellow diamonds have been found to contain as much as 1% nitrogen by weight, which accounts for their rarity.