In the deepest parts of the earth, carbon is subjected to extreme heat and pressure. This procedure can produce a wide range of internal characteristics referred to as "inclusions" and external cha...
Diamonds come in a variety of colors. Colorless diamonds to light yellow and brown diamonds fall within the normal color range. Colorless diamonds are the most valuable within that range because th...
Diamond Carat Weight
The weight of a diamond, expressed in carats, is a common way of measuring diamonds. A metric "carat" weighs exactly 200 milligrams. For each carat, you can break it down into 100 individual "point...
With their ability to sparkle so brightly, diamonds have earned a reputation for themselves. As a general rule, we think of a diamond's cut grade as its shape (round, emerald, pear).
The use of new technologies to treat diamonds makes detection more difficult. It necessitates specialized equipment only available in the most well-equipped research and grading laboratories such a...
Diamonds are among the most valuable gemstones on the earth. Since ancient times, mankind has been captivated by the extraordinary beauty and endless radiance of this jewel. Diamond is the hardest ...
Diamond History and Lore
Diamonds have an ancient legacy of being coveted as magnificent objects of desire. Pliny, a Roman scientist, declared in the first century AD, "Diamond is the most valuable, not just of precious st...