So... you have decided to investigate further, let me begin by mentioning that buying a diamond can be a complicated affair, especially
if the buyer doesn't know what to look for. The most important factor, in my opinion, is
to be prepared. You may want to look at my diamond glossary too.
Understanding the Four C's is the first step in your journey to
buying the perfect diamond. Many variations
exist of the Four C's document but the overall content remains
the same. I have prepared my own variation of the Four C's detailing
the Cut, Clarity, Color and Carat you should look for and ,of course,
the points to avoid.
With the rarity of diamonds, and all diamonds are rare, it makes sense that gemstones that appear to be identical can show a wide range in value.
To determine the relative worth of diamonds, you need to know your 4 C's of diamond buying :
Ever since I started the business I had my own ideas on how a diamond should
look, to qualify for jewellery:
|Certificates are granted for a fee by laboratories or gemmology institutes. The most important thing about these laboratories is the fact they are impartial in their examination. This ensures the stone will get the true grade if the grader sees fit to give it. Example.|
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