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The 4 C's of Diamonds

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The 4 C's of Diamonds

The 4 C’s                                                                                             Source: GIA Color, Clarity, Carat Weight and the misleading C, the Cut. Color: The diamond color evaluation of most gem-quality diamonds is based on the absence of color. A chemically pure and structurally perfect diamond has no hue, like a drop of pure water, and consequently, a higher value. The diamond color-grading system measures the degree of colorlessness by comparing a stone under controlled lighting and precise viewing conditions to master-stones of established color value. Many of these color distinctions are so subtle that they are invisible to the untrained eye; however, these distinctions make a very...

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My Journey

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My Journey

I have been in the jewelry business since I was 5 years old. My dad...

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