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Diamond jewellery can be beautiful and it can also hold great meaning for so many people. When it comes to diamond engagement and wedding rings, the diamond has a deep sentimental meaning and it should be selected very carefully. To do so, it is important to find a jeweller that you can rely upon and trust.
Shopping for the right diamond can be quite a chore to say the least. There are 4 very important things to keep in mind when shopping for that special diamond piece - cut, clarity, colour and last but not least the total carat weight. Finding a diamond with perfect cuts is possible but it may take some time.
Utilizing the 4 C's can help make an informed decision:
First, it is important to decide which diamond cut you are interested in purchasing. Diamonds are available in various cuts, shapes and sizes. For example, a pear shaped diamond is actually shaped like a pear. In addition, a round diamond is fairly easy to identify. Princess shaped diamonds are quite popular especially for engagement rings.
Diamond clarity is another important factor when selecting a diamond. Clarity refers to a diamond being free from any blemishes or noticeable inclusions. An almost perfect diamond would appear almost clear and free from any flaws or noticeable defect. Sometimes, it is difficult to determine if a diamond is flawless by examining with the naked eye. Therefore, this is when a professional would certainly come in handy to examine clarity and diamond quality. Purchase from a reliable jeweller like Ringleaders as you can be certain that their diamond jewellery come with a certification.
The colour is also an important consideration when searching for a diamond. Most people concern themselves with diamond colour when it comes to engagement rings. For example, diamonds come in colours such as yellow, blue, pink, white and other colours. Some diamond colours are less expensive than others. For instance, a yellow diamond is certainly less costly than a pink or blue diamond. Again, much of this will depend upon how much money you wish to pay for a quality diamond.
Carat weight is probably a bit easier to understand when purchasing a diamond. Carat weight refers to the total weight of the diamond before it is placed into any type of jewellery setting. It seems that many couples want to purchase a diamond ring with a carat weight of at least one carat especially when it comes to engagement rings. One carat total diamond weight is an average size for an engagement ring. Of course, if you wish to spend more money, you can consider a diamond that weighs more than one carat total weight.
Diamonds Last a Lifetime
In some cases, once a diamond is placed into a preferred setting, it may even look larger than it appeared initially. It may certainly be true that "diamonds" are a girl’s best friend. Diamonds are quite impressive and beautiful. Choosing the right diamond is something that must be done carefully. If you are shopping for a diamond, it certainly won’t hurt to remember the 4C's before you begin your search.
Diamonds do have great sentiment as well as value. Make certain you choose a diamond carefully. Diamonds serve as keepsakes that can virtually last a lifetime. It can also be passed down from one generation to another.