There are four things that really matter when purchasing a diamond - the 4Cs: carat weight
, cut, colour and clarity.
For example, with jewelry, especially the hot, colored diamond area, a carat weight
of a stone is easy to extrapolate to see how that market is doing in those particular stones.
She covers shape and cutting style, carat weight
, color, clarity and transparency, cut quality, star and cat's-eye stones, treatments, synthetic stones, and deceptive practices, followed by descriptions of specific gemstones, with broad price ranges, and tips on caring for gems.
Unmounted this is relatively easy by placing it on a balance scale, but on the whole the diamonds seen are usually mounted in jewellery and then measurements need to be taken in order to arrive at the carat weight
A Green B Blue C Red D Yellow QUESTION 2 - for 2 points: What is the carat weight
stamped on items made from pure gold?
This author looked at the '3 Cs' (clarity, cut and carat weight
), discussing the various clarity-and cut-grade classifications, the important carat weight
categories and how they impact overall value.
A diamond with modest carat weight
but excellent in other Cs is more beautiful than a large carat with subpar color, cut, and clarity.
Customers can choose from the model of the ring, the carat weight
The Gemological Institute of America is the world's leading diamond grading agency, handling the crucial task of grading the colour, cut, clarity and carat weight
of diamonds after manufacturing, thus providing consumers and others in downstream markets the necessary benchmarks and confidence to purchase and trade those stones" Hamutenya said.
GIA invented the famous 4Cs of Color, Cut, Clarity and Carat Weight
in the early 1950s and in 1953, created the International Diamond Grading System which, today, is recognized by virtually every professional jeweler in the world.
Users can explore how diamond colour changes across the GIA D-to-Z Color Scale, typical inclusions and blemishes at various points in the GIA Clarity Scale, a diamond's anatomy, how various parameters influence a diamond's cut grade, how a diamond's size changes by carat weight
and a GIA Grading Report Anatomy.
30 total carat weight
in diamonds and Tahitian pearl drops, $3,400 and BANGLE BRACELETS with 1.