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The 4 C’s of Diamonds Cut Cut refers not only to a diamond’s shape, but more importantly to its proportions. A well-proportioned diamond brings out the maximum beauty. Diamonds cut too deep or too shallow lose light through the side or bottom, resulting in loss of brilliance.   Clarity Clarity is the degree to which a diamond is free from inclusions and blemishes, which can hinder the light as it passes through your diamond. Like people, diamonds have natural “birthmarks” that vary in size, shape, position, quantity and color. These birthmarks, or inclusions and blemishes, are formed deep in the earth during the diamond’s growth. Blemishes can also result from the diamond cutting process.   Color Fancy color diamonds aside, the best, most beautiful color for a diamond is no color at all. The Gemological Institute of America has created a scale to measure diamond color, ranging from D (colorless) […]

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