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Modern Diamonds

Here at Precious Stones we have a vast selection of Diamonds ranging in colour, clarity and size, and having been in the industry for so many years we are able to source Diamonds from all around the world. Give us a call today to discuss.

The quality and standard of modern cut white Diamonds is determined by four main factors referred to as the four C's. Colour, Clarity, Cut and Carat.

Colour: 

The colour grading on a Diamond refers to the degree of tinting of colour in a particular stone compared to master stones in controlled lighting. Starting at 'D' (colourless) and continuing through the alphabet as the intensity of tinitng increases.

Clarity: 

The clarity grading on a Diamond refers to the number, size and position of inclusions visible under 10X magnification.

Cut: 

The cut grade on a Diamond determines how close to perfection its proportions and angles are, this results in total internal refraction and total internal reflection. (Sparkle factor!)

Carat: 

Refers to the weight of a stone.

For a more detailed explanation we recommend the Gemmological Institute of America's website. www.gia.edu