Tips in Buying a Diamond Pendant

Diamond is considered as the hardest gem in the world. This is also the reason why it is considered as the gemstone of forever and is often seen and used in weddings and engagements. Diamond jewelry can also be given as friendship bonds or as a remembrance of something meaningful such as a family heirloom. When you want to give your girlfriend, wife or a loved one a special gift, a diamond pendant is a great gift of sentimental meaning. There are many types of diamonds that you need to know for you to choose the right design. Here are some things you also need to consider when you are buying authentic diamond pendant designs.


Depending on the occasion, there is diamond jewelry made for specific occasions. The occasion will influence the kind of pendant design that will suit the event.

teardrop pink diamond earrings

Types of Diamond

There are three types of diamond pendant you can choose from to give to your loved one; diamond shape pendant, diamond necklace, pendant locket. You can match these pendants to pink diamond earrings for a great outfit ensemble.

Number of diamonds

The more diamond gems embedded on the diamond pendant, the higher will the price be. You need to decide how many diamonds you want on the pendant. For a unique type of pendant, black diamond pendant is one exceptional gift that will surely take their breath away.

sophisticated black diamond pendant


There are many styles of diamond pendant and one of the most popular is the diamond cross pendant. Many designers made this style popular across the world. It also denotes a powerful and revered Christian symbol. Aside from cross pendants, you can also choose from a variety of styles including solitaire diamond pendant, circular pendants, heart shaped pendants, and diamond beaded pendant and many more.

4 C’s

Remember the four C’s that will give you the authenticity of the diamond. The four C’s stands for cutting, color, clarity and carat weight.

The diamond cutting is closely related to the brilliance and sparkling feature of the diamond. The more that the diamond gem is polished and precisely cut, the more it will sparkle. One of the best choices for diamond cut is the round diamond brilliant cut. Modern technology has made new ways in cutting a diamond precisely.

simple design solitaire diamond pendant

The diamond color will also determine the purity of the gem. The most valued of all is a colorless diamond with high clarity. They are considered very precious and of high value and are the most expensive ones. To get the authenticity and value of the diamond, it must have a certification from the Gemological Institute of America (GIA).

The diamond clarity is the flawlessness and spotlessness of the diamond. You can examine the diamond closely and search for bubbles, spots and other imperfections. The higher the clarity, the more expensive it would be. The clarity grading are as below:

  • Small inclusions 1/2/3 (SI1/2)

  • Inclusions1/2/3 (I1/2/3)

  • Flawless/ Internally flawless (FL/IF)

  • Very Very small inclusions 1/2 (VVS1/2)

  • Very small inclusions (VS1/2)

beautiful diamond pendant

Sparkling Diamond

Always choose the most sparkling diamond you can find and buy only from trusted jewelry shops and have certificated from GIA. This will protect you from fraud and fake diamonds. If you are planning to buy online, make sure that the site is trusted and your details are protected. For most people, buying precious jewelry is done only with traditional brick-and-mortar shopping.

If you want to get your money’s worth, you definitely don’t want to compromise authenticity of the diamond jewelry. A diamond is the most precious stone you can give to the people you love the most.