The 4 C’s Of Choosing Diamonds
Refers to the weight of a diamond. More carats means a bigger diamond, but not necessarily more expensive one; a good cut will enhance the brilliance of the stone. No mater what it’s size or shape.
Indication of purity, invariably, tiny traces of other natural elements are trapped inside the diamond as it is formed. Called inclusions, they can often be seen by using a loupe.
The only C that we can control, as all other characteristics of the diamond had been determined millions of years ago. However, it is also the single most important characteristic in determining a diamond’s value.