Shopping for a pink diamond ring

words Alexa Wang

Interested in a stunning pink diamond but amazed by the price? Let’s talk about everything you need to know while shopping for a pink diamond ring.

For options of pink diamond rings and other jewelery, you can visit Astteria to check out a selection. So let’s go ahead and find out more about these mysterious pink diamonds.

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What makes a Pink Diamond Pink?

Diamond get their color during the formation period when it comes in contact with different elements. Certain elements give the diamonds their primary color. For example, boron causes blue diamonds.

But scientists haven’t found the element that makes up the pink color. There are different theories, but some believe that compression has something to do with color.

Since we don’t know how a pink diamond gets its color, the price is higher than other colors. The value and price are then increased with this mysterious diamond.

Color combinations for a pink diamond ring

As I mentioned earlier, the element during the formation period will give the primary color. However, exposure to other elements during the process can also lead to the secondary color.

As we know, with color there isn’t one set of solid colors. For example,  think of the color blue – the odds are multiple people are thinking about different shades of the color blue. Some people may be combining the color blue with a secondary color such as green. Green and blue tend to make a turquoise color.

The same goes for diamonds. In this scenario, we have pink as the primary color, and as mysterious as it is – it can have secondary colors.

A pink diamond can be combined with purple, grey, orange, brown, etc. The idea of color combinations is quite exciting because it opens up multiple options to choose from. Although pink is still a mysterious diamond so be aware of the price.

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Before we jump into the price, let’s talk about the cut of a diamond ring. There is not a specific cut for a  pink diamond. All colored diamonds can have the same shape. You can find a shape for any color to list the most popular shapes you can have for any diamond ring.

Here are the most popular cuts for diamond rings.

  • Cushion
  • Round Brilliant
  • Princess
  • Emerald
  • Marquise
  • Heart
  • Oval
  • Pear
  • Asscher
  • Radiant

Astteria offers a wide variety of shapes for the pink diamond, but the most popular is the pear and radiant cut.

Pink diamond ring price

Now when it comes to the price, the scarcity of this diamond sets a high value for pink diamonds. Along with the unknown background, it is scarce to find a pink diamond at a low price.

From there, the price increases with certain color combinations. You will find that brown and pink diamonds are more affordable. While purple and pink diamonds are more expensive due to high demand.

In general, prices will go up with the intensity level of pink, then the rarity of the second hue. Of course, as we know, a higher carat will result in a higher price.


A pink diamond is quite an interesting choice. The color itself speaks value, so we hope you feel more comfortable shopping.

Don’t be fooled by the large selection you will find because it is a rarest compared to the other diamonds.

Author bio: My name is Celeste, and I work at Deepak Shukla. I am a student at Austin College. I am currently pursuing a business degree and interested in entrepreneurship. Before my career, I hope to get the chance to travel internationally.



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