Carat refers to the actual weight of a diamond and is a unit of measure equal to 0.2gm. In all diamonds, size is a large contributor to the price of the stone.
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This refers to the actual weight of a diamond and is a unit of measure equal to 0.2gm. In all diamonds, size is a large contributor to the price of the stone.
Cut refers to how well a diamond’s facets interact with light, resulting in their level of sparkle. A stone’s facets will be measured to examine brightness, fire and scintillation.
The D-to-Z diamond color scale is used to describe how much hue can be seen in a stone. It actually measures the lack of color, since diamonds are more valuable the clearer and less yellow they are.
This refers to the amount and placement of inclusions or blemishes that are seen in a stone.
When we talk about color in diamonds we actually are talking about the absence of color. The color of a diamond is graded on an alphabetical scale starting at D and ranging all the way down to Z with D being a colorless diamond and Z being yellow. The yellow in a diamond can actually leach the sunlight and minimize the stones light refraction and sparkle.
The shape of the stone refers to whether the stone is a round cut diamond, princess cut diamond, cushion cut etc. A diamond’s cut is actually an assessment of the skill of the artisan who plans, maps and hand cuts the facets on each individual diamond which is the most important factor in determining its quality in terms of fire, brilliance, and scintillation.
- Very Good
Clarity measures the amount of inclusions or imperfections found in a diamond. The best clarity is IF/FL followed by VVS1, VVS2, VS1, VS2, SI1, and SI2. Although other levels of clarity exist, we only carry diamonds with quality we can stand behind.
|VVS1||VVS2||Very Very Slightly Included|
|VS1||VS2||Very Slightly Included|