The Four C's of Diamonds
Before purchasing a diamond, many things need to be kept in mind to ensure the best quality diamond for your money. It is possible to see an amazing diamond in the jewelry store, only to later realize the lack of quality. In order to help prevent this from happening, a universal rule has been established that is referred to as the four C’s of diamonds. If followed correctly, this rule allows anyone to be able to buy a diamond that fits individuality and personality without ever detracting from quality. These C’s are special characteristics that need distinct attention to guarantee the best quality when buying any gemstone, but specifically diamonds. The four C's are:
Each “C” needs to be inspected carefully because they bring a unique and special characteristic to the diamond. Overlooking any of these characteristics could potentially detract from the overall quality of the stone. So, before diamond shopping, make sure you have basic knowledge of the C’s and remember to keep them in mind when making your final selection.