Diamond Decoder: The Four Cs, Explained
Fact: Diamonds are forever. So, before you commit to one, a little sparkle rundown is in order. Just read up and prepare to flaunt away.
Cut determines a diamond’s brilliance. Meaning? The better it’s cut, the more showstopping sparkle the diamond will have.
A diamond’s color grade actually refers to its lack of color. Completely colorless stones receive the highest quality grades.
Clarity refers to a diamond’s tiny natural imperfections, called inclusions. The fewer the flaws, the higher the clarity grade.
The carat of a diamond refers to its weight, not the actual size of the stone.
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By Brianna Lapolla, Staff Writer
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