Diamond Boutique Blog

  • Diamond Insights October 1, 2012
    Carat Weight

    Carat weight (ct) refers to the actual weight of a diamond. Each carat can be divided into 100 points and this ‘point’ system is commonly used in the diamond industry for diamonds under 1.00ct. For …

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  • Diamond Insights October 1, 2012
    Clarity

    Whilst there are very few of us who wouldn’t want a truly Flawless diamond, the truth of the matter is that only a small percentage of very fortunate people can afford them. In actual fact, however, …

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  • Diamond Insights October 1, 2012
    Colour

    The industry standard GIA colour range runs from D to Z, with D being colourless and Z displaying a noticeable yellow tint. Beyond that is what is known as fancy colour diamonds and are often blue, pink, …

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  • Diamond Insights October 1, 2012
    Cut

    When light enters a perfectly cut diamond it will enter from the top, bounce around the facets as if they were a hall of mirrors, and exit once again through the top of the stone. This is when the diamond …

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