Diamond Information Videos
When you're looking to buy a diamond, you'll notice that the clarity has a large impact on the price and may or not make a difference to the appearance of the stone to the naked eye.
The clarity is a measurement of the amount of impurities and imperfections trapped within the diamond when it was formed over 1 billion years ago. Clarity grade is given to the diamond by assessing the quantity, type, and position of inclusions within the stone.
Diamond certification is an important issue because it delivers an official paper, alomst like a kind of a passport for a polished diamond. It is being used by traders and consumers, and it contains vital information to determine the value of a diamond. This covers the four C's: cut, clarity, colour, and carat, and the so-called fifth C of confidence.
Learn how a rough diamond is polished
There are a number of steps involved to take a rough diamond to a polished diamond. The first stage is the rough diamonds need to be sorted into parcels based on the size and shape of the diamonds. When the diamonds are being sorted for shape, the diamond sorters are not looking yet for stones to be either round brilliant or princess cut, but are instead looking for 'makeable' stones or 'sawable' stones.