Let us begin by saying that as gemstones go, all fancy color diamonds are rare. Having said that, brown diamonds do number higher than most other fancy color diamonds and are considered one of the more common and less expensive color diamonds.
In this regard, how much is a brown diamond worth?
When comparing the prices of brown diamonds with white colorless diamonds you'd easily see that for the mere price of a 1 carat F VS2 diamond you can get two 1 carat brown diamonds A 1 carat brown diamond starts from approximately $2,500 and an F VS2 costs approximately $4,000.
How rare is a brown diamond?
Dr. Harlow confirmed that when it comes to diamonds, “The most common color is brown, and then colorless.” The so-called “fancy” colors — yellow, pink, green and blue — are more rare. (The Hope Diamond, the most famous diamond in the world, is blue.) “Blue diamonds and red diamonds are extremely rare,” he explained.
What is a brown diamond?
Brown diamonds are the most common color variety of natural diamonds. In most mines, brown diamonds account for 15% of production. The brown color makes them less attractive as gemstones because of the reduced glimmer, and most are used for industrial purposes.