Diamond education is the understanding of the 4 C’s of diamonds (color, cut, carat, clarity) and the factors that impact diamond quality and price. A jeweler is your best source of information, but please review each page below dedicated to the 4Cs of diamonds to learn what you should look for when searching for your next diamond jewelry purchase — whether online or at jewelry stores near you. Here’s a handy guide to the Diamond 4Cs charts (pdf) to bring with you as you shop. For more detailed information, please visit us at Enchanted Jewelers for a personalized one-on-one discussion on the best diamond for you!
Graded on an alphabetical scale from D (colorless) to Z (light yellow), a diamond’s color rating indicates the degree of yellowness in the stone. The most valuable diamonds are usually completely colorless.
A high quality diamond cut will result in a symmetrical, brilliant stone that reflects the maximum brilliance.