Diamond education is the understanding of the 4 C's of diamonds (color, cut, carat, clarity) and the factors that impact diamond quality and price.
Diamond Cut :
The outline and from of a diamond after it has been cut & polished.
Round Cut Princess cut
Asscher Cut Radiant Cut
Cushion Cut Emerald Cut
Marquise Cut Oval Cut
Pear Cut Heart Cut
Diamond Color :
Diamond color is the a diamond based on the GIA diamond color scale, which grades the diamond’s color on a spectrum of D To Z,
The color is the determines both its grade and value, as well as has a significant impact on its appearance.
The Diamond color grade is typically determined with the diamond face down and the culet facing up set against a pure white surface, following a grading scale of D.
# Colorless (D,E,F) :
The Highest-quality color grade a diamond can receive.
The highest D-color diamond is extremely emitted and has rare unrivaled brilliance.
The Containing very minute traces of color, in highest E or F-color rated diamond emitted brilliance and sparkle.
# Near Colorless (G,H,I,J)
The Containing color only when compared to higher color grades, G or H color diamonds provide an excellent value.
An I or J-color diamond is typically appears colorless to the untrained contains slightly detectable color.
# Faint Yellow (K,L,M)
The faint yellow color is Even with the presence of color, these grades of diamonds can emit fire and beauty.
The Consider selecting a lower color is the yellow gold as color will be not as apparent.
# Fancy Color Diamond
The fancy color diamond is coloration, intensity, and diamond, color can either detract or enhance its value.
Diamond colors include to the gray, white, blue, yellow, orange, red, green, olive, pink, purple, brown, and black.
# Determining a Fancy Colored Diamond
The diamond of process for grading colorless diamonds, A diamond is fancy color is graded by comparing it to master stones of predetermined color.
unlike colorless diamonds is fancy colored diamonds are graded face up.
The value of fancy colored diamond increases with the intensity of the most prominent within stone.
Diamond Clarity :
The Diamond clarity is a grade on a scale from Flawless to Included.
Which measures the amount and locations of the inclusions in a diamond.
- Flawless (FL), Internally Flawless (IF)
- Very Very Slightly Included
- Very Slightly Included
Diamond Cut Chart :
The Diamond cut scale is measured from Poor to Excellent, when compared to diamonds of higher color and clarity grades.
Diamond Fluorescence :
The fluorescence effect is present in over 30% of diamonds.
An important consider the buying a loose diamond.
fluorescent properties, the stone emits a glow.
The Most blue color is , it can also be shades of green, yellow, white and red.
How to Buy a Diamond :
The Diamonds are unique they are rare, so it is should come as no surprise that not all diamonds are created equal.
The Essential Diamond Buying Elements
- The 4Cs: Carat (weight), Color, Clarity and Cut
- A diamond’s unique Shape
- Certification by a trusted Gem Lab
- Knowing when to ask for help
Diamond Certification :
Diamond Certification Of:
- GIA Certification
A GIA Diamond is the Gemological Institute of America.
The GIA diamonds are examined by the minimum of four highly trained diamond graders and gemologists.
The GIA's mission increase consumers' trust in diamonds and jewelry.