Gray is one of the less
attractive colors among fancy diamonds. Even when it
appears in conjunction with other popular colors, such
as blue or green, its effect on the overall price is
negative, regardless of its dominance within the stone.
This is true whether it is the primary body color or
merely a secondary
years, I found myself virtually alone in the mission to
achieve some respect for spinel. I almost gave up,
moving back to other, 'more socially acceptable'
precious gems. And then something
we were offered some YAG specimens for color analysis,
we were not particularly intrigued. Colored YAG is a
familiar product. We asked ourselves, what could be
interesting? But when we saw what was involved, we
changed our minds