Near colorless diamonds from Blue Nile are a great choice for beauty at a great value. They are graded G through J, and their color characteristics are so subtle, you won't be able to easily see them with the naked eye. These diamonds provide excellent quality for the price point to maximize your budget. As you shop for near colorless diamonds, prioritize the cut grade to enjoy the most brilliance.
Near colorless diamonds are those that do have some color, but it is so slight that it's not easily discernible to the naked eye.
What is the difference between colorless and near-colorless diamonds?
Colorless diamonds (D, E, and F diamonds) exhibit an absence of color. Near-colorless diamonds contain small traces of color, but you can’t see the color very easily with the naked eye.
What color grades are considered to be near colorless?
This color category includes G, H, I, and J color grade diamonds. It is the second of the three color categories offered at Blue Nile.
Are near colorless diamonds a good value?
A near colorless diamond is a more budget-friendly choice than a colorless diamond, but the color these stones contain is so minor, it typically can't be seen by the eye unless it’s right next to another diamond of a higher color grade.
Who grades the color of a diamond?
The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) provides a grading report for every diamond sold at Blue Nile. This contains the grade for all of the 4Cs, along with a host of other diamond characteristics.