How To Buy A Diamond: Diamond Color

It’s often misunderstood that most diamonds are colorless. In fact, it’s quite the opposite. Most diamonds are nearly colorless with yellow or brown tints – most often light yellow. Diamonds come in many colors other than yellow and brown. Some … Continued

How To Buy A Diamond: Diamond Clarity

It can be argued that nothing in nature is absolutely perfect. The nature-Walden inside me is saying, “but that’s what makes everything perfect.” Our imperfections are what make us unique and interesting. The same can be said for a diamond. … Continued

How To Buy A Diamond: The Four Cs

Understanding a diamond’s quality characteristics is straightforward and simple. Unlike a luxury car with thousands of individual parts, a finished diamond has only 1. Carbon. And it’s easy to understand using the 4 Cs. CUT refers to the shape. It … Continued

How To Buy A Diamond: What Is A Diamond?

Our fascination with diamonds is not a modern phenomenon. The history of diamonds is significant in the history of the world. Pliny, a Roman naturalist in the first century AD, describes diamonds as “…the most valuable, not only of precious … Continued