Diamond 4 C's

 

Quality Factors

the 4Cs of Diamonds - cut, color, clarity, and carat weight - the most important characteristics to understand when making a diamond purchase.

 

 

Cut

quality factors

Cut (proportions, symmetry, and polish) is a measure of how a diamond’s facets interact with light.

 

 

Color

quality factors

The less color, the higher the grade. Even the slightest hint can make a dramatic difference in value.

 

 

Clarity

quality factors

Clarity grades assess the number, size, relief, and position of inclusions and blemishes.

 

Carat Weight

quality factors

Carat weight is the measurement of how much a diamond weighs. A jeweler may describe the weight of a diamond below one carat by its 'points' alone; a diamond that weighs 0.25 carats as a 'twenty-five pointer.'