Diamonds are one of the most sought-after precious gems worldwide, their brilliance and beauty have made them an iconic gem in the world of jewelry and more specifically when it comes to engagement rings.
We want to share with you the 4 "C" of diamonds, unique characteristics of these that will help you choose the diamond that is perfect for you.
SIZE (Cut in English)
It refers to how well proportioned the dimensions of a diamond are and how the surfaces, or facets, are positioned to create its brilliance.
Size can be
Ideal : Reflects most of the light entering the diamond.
Very good : Reflects almost as much light as the ideal size, but is priced lower.
Good : Reflects most of the incoming light, but not as much as a grade of carving. Very good.
The color classification in a diamond is made by letters and goes from D to Z. D being colorless diamonds, to Z being light colored diamonds. Its color is one of the characteristics that most influence its price, being D one of the scarcest and most expensive colors on the market.
Colorless diamonds: The highest and rarest quality with a pure ice appearance.
Nearly colorless diamonds: The color is not noticeable; great value for quality.
CLARITY / PURITY (Clarity in English)
It refers to the evaluation of the small imperfections present on the surface and the interior of the diamond. AND It is important to note that diamonds with the smallest quantity and smallest inclusions receive the highest degrees of purity.
There are 11 degrees of purity in which a diamond can be classified.I1-I2-I3 With inclusions
SI1-S12 With small inclusions
VS1- VS2 With very small inclusions
VVS1-VVS2 With very very small inclusions
IF No internal inclusions
FL No inclusions
- CARATS (Carat weight in English)
It refers to the carat weight of the gem and this depends not only on the size of the diamond, but also on its size. This is the characteristic that customers usually pay more attention to when choosing a diamond, although it is not a determining factor of its quality.