Diamonds 4 C's


The Carat, Color, Clarity and Cut are the major and important components of a diamond. Normally people do not spend their time in reviewing these components while purchasing a diamond. Generally all the diamonds will be classified based on these four C’s, i.e. Carat, Color, Clarity and Cut. It is important for every buyer that they should have prior knowledge on these C’s before going to purchase a diamond.

 


Cut

The primary thing in these four C’s is the cut quality, when a diamond is not holding a good cut quality then it will not be considered of optimum nature even if it has good color and clarity. When a diamond possesses a good cut, only after that it will emerge out of its rough condition. In actual sense this cut quality only brings a majesty


Color

Most of the diamonds comes in normal color range which is said to be pale yellow or brown color. Other than this any coloring makes a diamond to be called as a fancy color diamond. The fancy color diamonds are very precious and are very rare in the market. Their price is very high. The colorless diamonds are the purest form of diamonds. The


Clarity

The Clarity of the diamond will always depend upon the number of scratches and flaws on that particular diamond. In our diamond market there are different categories in defining these flaws and scratches. The reduced number of flaws and scratches determines the clarity of those diamonds. The first quality of a diamond is said to be Flaw Less i.e.


Carat

Carat denotes the weight of any diamond. In olden days carob seed was used to determine a carat of a diamond but later a carat was declared as 200 Milligrams. The price of the diamond increases by each carat. At our Jeweler’s market the common carat weights of diamonds are 0.50, 1.00, 1.25, etc. A piece of diamond weighing 1.00 is equal to two