Given below is the diamond color scale chart used to rate diamonds on their colors. Diamonds are precious stones which are available in various natural colours such as white, pink, blue. The below AGS diamond grading scale chart provides the best way of analyzing your diamond based on the color scale values determined by AGS and GIA (Gemological Institute of America). As per the GIA diamond color grading chart D to F category diamond are colorless.
|0.0||D||Colorless||While there are differences in color between D, E, and F diamonds, they can be detected only by a gemologist in side by side comparisons, and rarely by the untrained eye. D-F diamonds should only be set in white gold / platinum. Yellow gold reflects color, negating the diamond's colorless effect.|
|1.5||G||Near Colorless||While containing traces of color, G-J diamonds are suitable for a platinum or white gold setting, which would normally betray any hint of color in a diamond.Within the G-J range, price tends to increase 10-20% between each diamond grade.|
|3.5||K||Faint Yellow||Faint color is noticeable. Even with the presence of color, these grades of diamonds can emit fire and beauty.Beginning with K diamonds, color (usually a yellow tint) is more easily detected by the naked eye.Due to its perceptible color tint, a K diamond is often half the price of a G diamond.|
|5||N||Very Light Yellow||Diamonds in the N-R color range have an easily seen yellow or brown tint, but are much less expensive than higher grades.|
|7.5||S||Light Yellow||For almost all customers, S-Z diamonds have too much color for a white diamond.|
According to the GIA diamond color grading chart, the diamonds in the color scale of S to Z are light yellow in color. Use this informative diamond color scale chart to analyze the rating of your diamond.