Yellow fancy color diamonds - commonly referred to as canary diamonds – are the most popular of the fancy color diamonds because of their unique beauty and affordability. Unlike white diamonds which sometimes appear yellow-ish, yellow diamonds are considered fancy only when they are graded so according to the following terms: light yellow, fancy light yellow, fancy yellow, fancy intense yellow, fancy dark yellow, fancy deep yellow and fancy vivid yellow. Approximately sixty percent of all fancy color diamonds are considered fancy yellow.
Fancy brown diamonds, also known as chocolate diamonds, receive their unique color from a change in the diamond’s molecular structure. Light brown diamonds are known as champagne diamonds and brown diamonds that contain hues of orange are known as cognac diamonds.
James Allen offers an impressive collection of fancy brown diamonds as well as brown diamond engagement rings. Natural brown diamonds are an interesting option when looking to add to your diamond selection and look especially beautiful when set in a yellow gold setting.