Are black diamonds fake?
Black diamonds are real diamonds, with the same chemical composition as traditional colorless diamonds. The main difference between colorless diamonds and black diamonds is the number of inclusions, which are responsible for giving black diamonds their color.
Are black diamonds actually black?
If you mean to ask if there are diamonds that are black in color then the answer is absolutely – black diamonds are real! However, there are several types of black diamonds. There are man-made black diamonds, there are natural black diamonds and there are treated black diamonds.
Are black diamonds shiny?
Do Black Diamonds sparkle? Yes, but not in the way a white diamond does. That’s because, unlike white diamonds, black diamonds are not see-through. As a result, these black gems glitter with a metallic kind of shine, instead of a refractive firework sparkle.
Is Black Diamond Magnetic?
Due to their mineral inclusions, black diamonds are often electrically conductive (unevenly), and sometimes showing magnetism. Indeed, graphite is electrically conductive, while magnetism is found in magnetite and hematite for instance.