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Salt and Pepper Diamonds: What They Are & Why You Want One

Updated: May 8

Salt and pepper diamonds are the new thing. They’ve taken over 2021 with their sophisticated style and individuality, but because they’re so new potential owners may have a lot of questions.


That’s where we come in, Venvs wants to make sure that you get the perfect stone that will fit seamlessly into your life. Salt and pepper diamonds are a beautiful alternative to white diamonds and could be your forever stone. Here’s what all the buzz is about:


So, what are salt and pepper diamonds?


Salt and pepper diamonds are white diamonds that have inclusions. These inclusion are what give salt and pepper diamonds their unique and remarkable colors. Because of the purposeful imperfections in the stone, they can be a gorgeous array of colors; from a soft silver to a sultry charcoal.


Salt and pepper ring with diamonds on the setting

And while too many inclusions can impact stability, don’t worry about the constitution of these diamonds. They are just as strong as their traditional counterparts, ranking a 10/10 on the Mohs scale of hardness, they just have a little extra color.




Why you need a salt and pepper diamond


Environmental impact


Salt and pepper diamonds require far fewer resources to mine than traditional white diamonds, making them a more sustainable choice.


More color options


The inclusions in salt and pepper diamonds make them a colorful and unique alternative to traditional diamonds.



Color in diamonds is a rarity. You used to have to switch your style to gemstone if you wanted something different, but now you can have the elegance of diamonds with the lively shade that fits you best.


Here is Venvs’ collection of salt and pepper diamonds: