Diamond Education

Diamond education is the understanding of the 4 C's of diamonds (color, cut, carat, clarity) and the factors that impact diamond quality and price.

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Diamond Shape

A diamond's shape is one of its most defining characteristics. From the round brilliant diamond to the princess cut, we'll help you choose the shape that complements your style.

Diamond Shape

Diamond Color

Graded on an alphabetical scale from D (colorless) to Z (light yellow), a diamond's color rating indicates the degree of yellowness in the stone. The most valuable diamonds are usually completely colorless.

Diamond Color

Diamond Fluorescence

A loose diamond with fluorescence will emit a soft, bluish glow when placed under UV or ultraviolet light. The fluorescence effect is an important consideration when buying a loose diamond.

Diamond Fluorescence

Diamond Carat

The diamond carat is the unit of measurement of a diamond's weight; larger diamonds being the rarest.

Diamond Carat

Diamond Cut

A high quality diamond cut will result in a symmetrical, brilliant stone that reflects the maximum brilliance.

Diamond Cut

Diamond Clarity

Diamond clarity indicates the presence or absence of inclusions and blemishes within a diamond.

Diamond Clarity

Diamond Culet

The culet is the tiny facet or point at the bottom of a diamond, where the pavilion facets meet.

Diamond Culet

Diamond Girdle

The girdle is the thin perimeter of a diamond, dividing the crown (top) from the pavilion (bottom).

Diamond Girdle

Diamond Certification

A Diamond Grading Report includes all of the stone's defining characteristics and scores. 

Diamond Certification

Diamond Experts

Talk to one of our in-house Diamond Experts for professional and honest diamond buying advice. Whether you want to learn more about the basics, or you want guidance finding the right diamond our Experts will give you the clarity you need.

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Diamond Polish & Symmetry

Polish and symmetry are key elements that impact a diamond’s finish and sparkle.

Diamond Polish & Symmetry

Diamond Depth & Table

Learn how diamond depth and table affect its cut and brilliance.

Diamond Depth & Table
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