Color in Diamond grading
actually refers to subtle differences in the body color or hue.
The Diamond color scale begins at "D" (colorless) and
goes to "Z" (fancy intense yellow) Although Diamonds
occur naturally in a variety of colors, the average person thinks
of Diamonds as white or colorless.
Actual colorless Diamonds (D - G) are quite expensive
and for most people are cost-prohibitive. Diamonds that are near
colorless (H - L) often appear colorless when mounted in jewelry
and the average consumer will not detect any color, although many
consumers may begin to see a subtle presence of color around "J".