The 4C’s and What You Should Know When Buying Diamonds

The Quality of a Diamond can be Determined by the 4C’s

The 4C’s are defined as: color, clarity, cut, carat of the diamond. When you start the process of looking for a quality diamond it’s paramount to pay attention to these four traits that will help you select the diamond that’s perfect for you. This helps you gain a better understanding of what matters to you and what doesn’t. Overall affecting the price and what you can afford.

Why are the 4C’s are still a topic for buyers today? It happened during the middle of the 20th century when a universal grading system was introduced. This not only benefited the jeweler, but the consumer as well. For the first time in history there was an ecumenical way of measuring the quality of a diamond. The simplicity of the grading system added an increase in buyer demand and made it more fashionable than ever.

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