Deciding on the Right Diamond – The Four C’s

By April 21, 2017 custom jewelry No Comments

So the special day has arrived for you to finally pick a diamond ring! Good for you. But picking the perfect diamond ring is overwhelming. It has to be just right for the occasion sure, but there are certain things you need to keep in mind these are called the 4 Cs that will help you in picking the perfect diamond ring for her:

Cut:

The first most and most essential aspect of a ring is its appearance and it comprises of its shape and workmanship’s quality.

Some popular diamond shapes are princess, marquise, pear shaped, oval, asscher, heart shape and round brilliant cut. Variety of other shapes is available as well. Though you could ask her the cut she likes best, but wouldn’t it be great if you got a ring she loved?

Observe a little and see the types of ring she normally wears. That would definitely help you.

Color:

Nothing can match that gorgeous sparkle of a white diamond, but you could choose from a variety of colors. The colors vary from colorless (the rare ones) to different shades of yellow diamonds that are less rare. Hints of yellow add to the personality of good made diamond.

Clarity:

Now diamonds happen to have some external and internal flaws which are technically called blemishes and inclusions. Based on how much they are visible, the decision is up to you to decide how much you are willing to get. SI-1 tends to be enough for those who need to stick to a budget and do not want to spend for rarity they are unable to see.

  • You could go for Flawless or Internally Flawless which is very expensive and very rare. But the grade that will make her proud to have always.

 

  • If you want the diamond to look flawless but you don’t want to pay for it, VVS1 or VVS2 are the clarity grades for you.

 

  • If your concern lies with flawlessness that naked eye can see, SI1 or SI2 clarity grades are just fine. Women love these and want to have this flawlessness!

 

  • Last but not the least, if small inclusions do not really bother you that might be visible to naked eye, and you wish to have a larger sparkling stone, I1 clarity is the one for you.

 

Carat:

Carat is the last C you need to take care of. You might think size does not matter in the price of a stone. It does. And you can rest assured that its beauty shall not be affected. Now think about the size that you can get according to your quality preference. You need to know about diamond pricing extensively.

You are ready to buy a ring for her now. Getting engaged or married is one of the most important decisions of your life so you would like to get the quality that makes her happy. Do not let the cost become a burden and make a wise decision remaining proud of each other with full commitment!

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