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.
Pink diamonds are the rarest diamonds on the market, which makes them extremely valuable. Fancy pink diamonds typically contain some of the following hues: very light pink, light pink, fancy light pink, fancy pink, fancy intense pink, fancy vivid pink, fancy deep pink. Besides their extreme rarity, the allure of argyle diamonds is their mystery. No one understands exactly how pink diamonds get their distinct color. Some scientists speculate that an atomic-level anomaly absorbs light and produces the pink hue.