A Diamond’s Clarity

Natural diamonds begin as coal that is forged deep within the earth by intense heat and pressure. This natural process can create a variety of internal characteristics called inclusions and external characteristics called blemishes.  When evaluating ...

A Diamond’s Carat Weight

A diamond's carat weight is the measurement of how much a diamond weighs.  Each full carat can be subdivided into 100 points, which allows a precise measurement to one-hundredth of a decimal place.  Diamonds weighing less than one carat may be refere ...