Diamonds

Learn about diamonds – a popular choice for jewelry because of their beauty and rarity. Diamonds are among the hardest materials in nature, which makes them extremely durable. You will find diamonds in engagement rings and other fine pieces of jewelry. Below you’ll find detailed articles covering every aspect of diamonds including popular topics to help you learn the basics and more.

Everything About Baguette Diamonds

Baguette Diamonds

Buying a diamond ring can be a matter of debate. People’s opinions about the various shapes, such as round brilliant cut, pear or heart shape, emerald cut, or cushion cut, are very diverse and individualistic. One shape that perhaps fewer people have heard about or seen is a baguette cut. This article is a guide …

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What Is CTTW for Diamonds?

What Is CTTW for Diamonds

If you are looking for diamond earrings offline or online, you will see the tag CTTW along with cut quality, color, clarity, and carat. You might be wondering what this term represents. CTTW stands for Carat Total Weight. In this article, I will discuss total carat weight and how it differs from the carat weight …

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How Big Is a 4 Carat Diamond?

A diamond is a symbol of elegance and beauty. It sparkles like a shining star on your finger. If you wear a 4 carat diamond on special occasions, it will surely make your day even more special. But what does 4 carat mean? Carat signifies the weight of a diamond. A four-carat diamond weighs nearly …

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What Are Fancy Yellow Canary Diamonds?

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You might think diamonds are colorless. But no, diamonds can occur in various colors like blue, yellow, and even orange. Interstitial impurities or structural defects cause coloration in diamonds.  For instance, sometimes nitrogen atoms are dispersed all over the crystal during the formation of the diamond. This gives the appearance of intense yellow or yellow …

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I vs J Color Diamonds Compared

Lower color grades on a diamond scale do not always equate to an underwhelming diamond. While most people do not like the way color affects the diamond’s appearance, there are others who are fond of warm-toned diamonds. Anyway, both I and J color diamonds can be the go-to option for anyone who’s in search of …

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SI vs VVS Diamond Clarity Compared

The inclusions and blemishes in a diamond affect the amount of light that passes through it and consequently affect the diamond’s light performance and sparkle. Therefore, paying attention to the diamond’s clarity is indispensable.  The amount, location, nature, and impact of these inclusions play an integral role in deciding the clarity grade of a diamond. …

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D vs. F Color Diamond

The color of a diamond can make or break its appearance. Diamonds with a lower color grade exhibit a visible yellow tint and fail to deliver a gorgeous sparkle. Whereas diamonds with a superior color grade exhibit greater transparency and light absorption and hence, deliver a stunning sparkle and scintillation. Just so you know, there …

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J vs. K Color Diamond

Diamond color refers to the amount of yellowish tint or hue present in the diamond. An ideal diamond would be perfectly transparent with no hue. However, that sight is quite rare. High-quality diamonds are quite close to that, but as the quality of a diamond gets lower, it exhibits a prominent yellow/brownish hue. Most diamond …

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G vs. F Color Diamond Compared

G vs. F Color Diamond Compared

Finding the right balance in the 4C’s of diamonds is the ultimate hack to purchasing the perfect diamond. The color grade of a diamond decides how white or warm it’ll appear. Typically, when in a setting, a diamond can be amazing at hiding its color up to a certain grade. And that means slight compromises …

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VS1 vs. VVS1 Diamonds Compared

While it is true that all 4 C’s of a diamond have a significant impact on its appearance, clarity is something that should never be overlooked. The clarity of a diamond is affected by inclusions and blemishes. The lesser these inclusions, the higher the clarity grade of the diamond will be. However, it is important …

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VS1 vs. VVS2 Diamond Compared

The clarity grade of a diamond is decided by the number, location, nature, and impact of inclusions or blemishes in the diamond. Many times, these inclusions make no difference without the 10x magnification yet impact the diamond’s life and performance in the long run. Clarity is one of the 4C’S of diamond that affects not …

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G vs. I Color Diamond Compared

A lot of thought goes behind purchasing the perfect diamond. Apart from the cut and clarity of the diamond, color is yet another integral feature that decides how glorious your diamond will look. While an average person may think that diamonds are, in fact, colorless, they’re not. Diamond color refers to the slight hue or …

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