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What are TTLB diamonds?

What are TTLB diamonds?

Top light brown / Top Top light brown (TLB/ TTLB) – refers to diamonds with a brownish tint. They are much cheaper as they are intrinsically not white although may sometimes, when looking at them face up (from the top) have a nice spark to them.

Which is the best color for diamond?

In general, the highest quality diamonds are totally colorless, whereas lower quality diamonds can often have a slight yellow tint. Diamond color is measured using Gemological Institute of America, or GIA color scale which goes from D (colorless) all the way to Z (light yellow or brown in color).

Is IJ color diamond good?

While the J color grade can be a great value choice for round diamonds, it isn’t always a good choice for other diamond shapes. Not all diamond shapes reflect light as well as the round brilliant cut, meaning they tend to show their color more obviously.

What is FG color diamond?

F color diamonds are at the bottom of the colorless range of diamonds, meaning they’re colorless but have an ever-so-slight tint. An F color diamond is completely indistinguishable from a D, but will typically cost a lot less.

What does TTLB stand for?


Acronym Definition
TTLB The Truth Laid Bear (blogosphere ecosystem)
TTLB Time to Last Byte

What is the diamond color chart?

The 23 color grades on the GIA Color Scale (or diamond color chart) are subdivided into five subcategories, which are: colorless (D-F); near colorless (G-J); faint (K-M); very light (N-R); and light (S-Z). Each letter grade has a clearly defined narrow range of color appearance.

Which diamond color is the most expensive?

Red Diamonds
Red Diamonds are the rarest and thus the most expensive diamond color! They come only in a Fancy intensity and the color modifiers for them are purplish (purplish red diamonds) and brownish. Pure red diamonds almost don’t exist. The most known red diamond is the Mousaieff Red – a 5.11ct Pure Red diamond.

Is 12 a good clarity for a diamond?

Diamond clarity I2-I3 I2 diamonds are one grade better than I3 diamonds. An I3 diamond is the lowest grade on the Clarity scale and will have even more noticeable inclusions than I2 diamonds. Because these imperfections detract from the brilliance and beauty of the diamond, we do not recommend I3 diamonds either.

What clarity and color is best for diamonds?

According to that GIA standard, the “best” diamond color is D. (Read more about D color diamonds here.) D color diamonds are the equivalent of IF or FL grade diamonds on the clarity scale — they’re very rare, and their price definitely reflects that.

How much is a 1 carat VS1 diamond?

How Much is a 1 Carat Diamond?

Diamond Price Clarity
1 Ct Round $7,500 VVS2
1 Ct Round $6,500 VS1
1 Ct Round $5,500 VS2
1 Ct Round $4,000 SI1

What is the cheapest cut of diamond?

What are the least expensive/most affordable diamond Cuts? Carat-per-carat, emerald and Asscher cuts are the least expensive. Because they are step-cut, there is less waste when these diamonds are cut off of the rough stone, which is going to cost the same no matter how it gets cut.

What does TLB stand for in diamond grading?

TTLB is related to colour grading in diamonds, this grade falls into the brown series, stands for Top Top Light brown, a slightly tinted white diamond (J-L)grading with a tint of brown. You’ve probably seen TLB as well lower colour grade (M-0) with a tint of brown, Top Light Brown.

What kind of Diamond has a light brown tint?

“Brown diamonds have a tint of brownish body color. The brown group is usually less expensive than any other group due to the fact that they are less appealing to most consumers. In their lightest tones, they face up reasonably white in a yellow setting.

Which is better a TLB or warm brown diamond?

A warm brown Argyle champagne (as opposed to grey greenish) is worth more as an inexpensive fancy colored diamond than a TLB. A warm brown Argyle champagne (as opposed to grey greenish) is worth more as an inexpensive fancy colored diamond than a TLB.

What does ttlb stand for in Urban Dictionary?

TTLB stands for Terrible Texan Looking Babe. Trichrome. There is nothing wrong at all with TTLB stones – and they ARE NOT your typical Mall Stones either. Your typical mall stones are whiter goods with much heavier piquee – they look like smashed chalk (see Zales et al).