What are the 4 C’s of diamonds?

The four Cs of diamonds refer to the key characteristics of a diamond used in determining its value. These are:
Cut: The cut of a diamond relates to how well the diamond is cut to reflect light. Each certified diamond is graded excellent, very good, good, fair, or poor. We only recommend diamonds with an ‘excellent’ or a ‘very good’ cut.
Carat: The carat of a diamond relates to the weight of the diamond. Roughly, this relates to the size of a diamond. Generally, the larger the carat the more expensive.
Colour: The colour of a diamond relates to its lack of colour. The less colour a diamond has, the more rare it is and the more expensive it is.
Clarity: All diamonds have very small inclusions. These inclusions relate to the diamond’s clarity. It is important to have a diamond which is ‘eye clean’ which means that there are no visible inclusions to the naked eye.
At Bespoke Diamonds, we also believe there are 3 more Cs that you should keep in mind.
Certification: The certificate confirms the features of a diamond. Generally diamonds 0.30 carats and above are certified.
Cost: We would encourage all customers to shop around. We are very confident that our prices are exceptionally competitive. By shopping around you will better understand the style you like. It is  also a way to see what budget will let you to purchase.
Confidence: A diamond ring is a big purchase and your jeweller should ensure it is the right one for you. Their aim should be to help you get the best diamond for your budget. Meeting your jeweller in person and seeing the diamond and certificate before purchase can be a great way to gain confidence in your purchase.

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