Acquiring knowledge of the 4 Cs is crucial before purchasing any diamond: carat weight, diamond clarity, diamond color and diamond cut (not shape). Other advanced characteristics of diamonds include diamond fluorescence and diamond enhancements. By understanding each diamond characteristic and knowing which questions to ask when purchasing a diamond, you are much more empowered when it comes time to make your diamond investment.
When purchasing diamonds either for your engagement ring, diamond stud earrings, tennis bracelets or other jewelry, make sure the diamonds you select best suit that type of jewelry application. Some diamond qualities are best suited for engagement rings while others are best suited for diamond stud earrings. Visit our engagement rings section to see some of the most popular ring setting designs. Some diamond qualities are best suited for engagement rings while others are best suited for diamond stud earrings. For more help, see our Diamond Applications Guide.
You may also want to check out our sections on Canadian Diamonds and Conflict Diamonds as well. By getting a Conflict Free Canadian Diamond, you can be sure your diamond was not used in funding war or terrorism.
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