In part one of this two-part blog series, we went over some basics on clarity enhanced diamonds. A style that’s become more popular in recent years, clarity enhanced diamonds refer to those that have been treated with a solution that fills their cavity, reaching inclusions and eliminating them to the naked eye.
At AAA Jewelers, we’re proud to offer a wide range of GIA diamonds, from those ideal for engagement and wedding rings to fashion jewelry and numerous other areas. While part one of our series focused on the treatment methods that are often used to create clarity enhanced diamonds, today’s part two will dig into the reasons why these stones have become popular, plus the general pros and cons of going in this direction for your next diamond purchase.
The key reasons clarity enhanced diamonds, also called CE diamonds in some circles, have grown so much in popularity in recent years is their affordability. While the treatment that allows these stones to have their primary inclusions removed often makes them appear like a much more expensive diamond – but without the actual cost.
This is because the clarity enhancement process is not actually very expensive. This means you get great savings for a wonderful-looking stone that won’t break the bank.
Price isn’t the only potential benefit of a clarity enhanced diamond, however. There are several others:
At the same time, there are a few potential drawbacks of clarity enhanced diamonds:
For more on clarity enhanced diamonds, or to learn about any of our diamonds, watches or other fashion jewelry pieces, speak to the staff at AAA Jewelers today.