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The 4 C’s of Diamonds

Diamond Color

Graded on an alphabetical scale from D (colourless) to Z (light yellow), a diamond’s colour rating indicates the degree of yellowness in the stone. The most valuable diamonds are usually completely colourless.

Diamond Carat

The diamond carat is the unit of measurement of a diamond’s weight; larger diamonds being the rarest.

Diamond Cut

A high quality diamond cut will result in a symmetrical, brilliant stone that reflects the maximum brilliance.

Diamond Clarity

Diamond clarity indicates the presence or absence of inclusions and blemishes within a diamond.