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Embark on a journey filled with knowledge and learning
tutorials. Go back in time to trace the history of diamonds ,
and look into the processes that go into carving out a true
marvel in stone.
What factors give the diamond its extraordinary beauty? Diamonds
are valued according to the 4C's of Diamond Grading namely, Cut, Clarity
, Color , and Carat weight . All these
factors in turn influence the 5 th 'C' which is the Cost
The cut of a diamond refers to its proportions. It is one of the most important
factors to be considered while choosing diamonds.
Clarity refers to how clear, or "clean" the diamond is. Diamonds have
imperfections which are present in its rough state.
Diamonds allow light to be reflected and dispersed as a rainbow of color. The
color is graded from sparkling colorless white towards the more fancy colors
The weight of a diamond is expressed in carats. The word carat originated from
the carob tree or Ceratonia siliqua.
Cost It is the most important 'C' to be considered while buying a
diamond. It offers general guidelines on understanding the pricing of diamonds.
Diamonds are cut in many varied and exciting shapes. The shape of diamonds
should not be confused with their cut.
In defining the best cut, personal preference will always be an issue. So the
listed categories of Well Cut, Very Good, Excellent & Ideal assist you in
making the right choice.
Buying your dream diamond can be quite complicated considering the various
factors which go into determining its quality. But if you are aware and know
the right things you can get the best diamond at a fair price.
To make sure that the luster and sparkle in your diamond is retained over the
years it has to be cleaned periodically.
It is easy to make a mistake and purchase a Diamond of lower value,
believing it to be of higher value. Thus it is of utmost importance to
understand the purpose of a Certificate.
Diamonds were formed under immense heat and pressure hundreds of miles below
the sea level. The diamonds were formed more than 70 million years ago when
volcanic explosions brought this diamond bearing ore to the surface.
Today a handful of diamonds have come to be known as symbols of history, legacy
and magical lore. They own grand names to mark their significance and behind
each of these spectacular diamonds lay a rich, magnificent story of history,
discovery and technical achievement.
Know about the different portions of a diamond which influence its sparkle and