Diamond Quality

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The 4 C’s determine a diamonds quality and value.

Cut

Diamond cut is the most important of the four C’s because this is what gives a diamond its brilliance. The property that makes diamonds so mesmerizing is their ability to concentrate light at it’s center and direct it back to the looking eye. In a poorly cut diamond, this light will escape in all directions and thus lose some of its allure.

Clarity

Diamond clarity refers to the presence or absence of imperfections. The less flaws a diamond has, the more valuable it is. There are different types of flaws and many are not noticeable to the naked eye, we will guide you through these to help you choose the perfect diamond for you.

Color

White or colorless diamonds range in color from colorless to light yellow. The whiter a diamond’s color, the greater its value.

Carat

A carat is a unit of measurement, it’s the unit used to weigh a diamond. One carat is equal to 200 milligrams, or 0.2 grams. The word “carat” comes from the fruit of the carob seeds. These seeds were used as weighs on precision scales to weigh gold across many countries in ancient times due to their uniform weight.