Diamond Buying Guide

When looking for an engagement rings, wedding or just a loose diamond there are many factors to consider when you are buying the right diamond for your loved ones below we have noted the key elements that will help you decide the diamond that suits the best as per your needs.

The Prime Four C’s


Diamond size –Carat

Carat is the most vital factor which is virtually analyzed when comparing the diamonds.

Often the size of the diamond is compared with carat weight, which is not the right way to measure as the cut and shape of a diamond can lead to alter the carat weight.

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Cut

The important feature of a diamond determines how well the light passes through the diamond and reflects the sparkle from the crown. Learn how to compare the natural practices performed to influence the overall appearance an d brilliant sparkle in the diamond.

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Color Matters

Diamond Color is measured by the globally recognized GIA color scale, starting from D to Z, D being the rarest and most brilliant diamond which is colorless to different natural colors which affects the beauty and value of a diamond.

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Clarity

With Diamonds, there is more that what meets the eyes! Discover how the presence of inclusions and blemishes that impact on a diamonds sparkle and beauty. Clarity grades run from Flawless (FL) to Slightly Included 2 (SI2). Try to pick a diamond where there are no inclusions visible upon close inspection with the naked eye (usually VS2 or higher).

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The Shape

When selecting a diamond, your first priority is usually to choose a shape. Learn about round brilliant diamonds and fancy shaped diamonds such as princess, emerald, and oval cut diamonds.

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Certification

Also known as a diamond grading report, diamond dossier or a diamond quality document. The report is created by gemologists who evaluate the characteristics, value and identity of the diamond, which is confirmed within the certificate.

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Last but not the least – Diamond Cost

You don’t need to get the highest quality diamond to get something that is of equal beauty. The price will vary depending on the quality of diamonds in the market, the source of the diamond and where it was manufactured.

Remember, you are buying something that is a great vessel of value, which can be passed along for many generations

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