Carat is a calculation of the weight of a diamond, not size, and not a size measurement at all. A carat is equivalent to 0.2 grams, which can also be expressed as 200 milligrams.
A qualitative metric called diamond clarity assigns a numerical value to each diamond’s outward appearance. A diamond will receive a higher clarity grade if it has fewer flaws and imperfections.
How clear or yellow a diamond is determined by its color. Generally speaking, the greatest quality diamonds are completely colorless, whereas lower quality diamonds frequently have a faint yellow hue.
The quality of a Diamond Cut and polish, particularly the stone’s depth, and symmetry, determine how well the stone is proportioned. A diamond’s form may occasionally be referred to as “cut,” as in “princess cut diamond
If you’re in the market for an engagement ring, you’ve probably heard of the 4 C’s. But what do these letters stand for? And more importantly, what do they mean for you and your purchase?