Diamond education

While it may take years to become a diamond expert, it takes only a few minutes to become familiar with the basics of this precious gemstone. This guide will introduce you to the attributes that determine a diamond's appearance and value.


Diamond Education

While it may take years to become a diamond expert, it takes only a few minutes to become familiar with the basics of this precious gemstone. This guide will introduce you to the attributes that determine a diamond’s appearance and value.

4Cs of Diamonds

Rare and precious. Each diamond is it’s own miracle with specific qualities that distinguish its unique value. Learn about the universal method for assessing the quality of a diamond with our 4C’s Diamond Guide – Cut, Color, Clarity, and Carat weight.


Small Diamond Shape

Shape

Most diamonds are cut into one of ten shapes, each with its own appeal. Selecting a shape is often the first step in the process of choosing a ring.

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Small Diamond Cut

Cut

The cut of a diamond refers to the skill with which it has been cut. Many experts consider cut the single most important factor in selecting a diamond.

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Small Diamond Color

Color

Diamonds are graded on a color scale that runs from colorless to light yellow. The less color is present, the higher a diamond’s value.

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Small Diamond Clarity

Clarity

Almost all diamonds are marked by tiny imperfections, developed during their formation within the earth. Diamond clarity is a measure of internal and external imperfection.

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Small Diamond Carat Weight

Carat Weight

The most well-known diamond attribute, carat refers to the weight of a gemstone. Not to be confused with gold ‘karat’, one carat is roughly equivalent to the weight of a paperclip.

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Small Diamond Certificate

Certification

Given the high value of diamonds, many buyers want to be sure of exactly what they are buying. A diamond grading certificate is a professional report that lists the characteristics of a particular diamond.

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Small Diamond Care

Care

Well cared-for diamond jewelry can be passed down through generations. Preserve the beauty of your diamond jewelry by taking a few simple measures.

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