It is said that Diamonds are a girl’s best friend. Very similar to each of our best friends, diamonds individually have a unique and beautiful appearance!


It wasn’t until the 20th century that there was an agreed upon standard in which diamonds could be judged. Today the 4 Cs are a globally recognized method of assessing the quality of diamond you are about to purchase. This method is globally recognized so no matter where you are purchasing your diamond, always ask about the 4 Cs!


Cut: It is said that Cut has the greatest effect on how beautiful a diamond is. To find the most beautiful diamond, find the diamond with the most precise cut. Check out this awesome site to learn more about the cut of the diamond:
https://www.americangemsociety.org/page/diamondcut

Clarity: Diamonds have both internal and external characteristics that play into how clear the diamond is; internal characteristics are known as inclusions and external characteristics are known as blemishes. It is extremely rare to find a diamond without any inclusions or blemishes and they are really only be seen under a microscope. Learn more about Clarity with the link below!
https://www.americangemsociety.org/page/diamondclarity

Color: I don’t know about you but when I think of the color of a diamond I only think of “clear” or colorless. Although colorless diamonds are the most common, there are in fact various colors of diamonds. Ranging from light yellow to a light brown are the most common colors, but diamonds do some in other colors such as blue, red and pink — these diamonds are considered “fancy” (as if all diamonds weren’t fancy). Learn more about diamond color by clicking the below link:
https://www.americangemsociety.org/page/diamondcolor

Carat: I think carat is all the ladies favorite “C” after all, that’s how big the diamond is right? The Carat of a diamond is the physical weight and is measured in metric carats. One carat equals about 1/5 of a gram. Check out the below link for more info on Carat:
https://www.americangemsociety.org/page/diamondcarat

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~ MM~

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