Diamonds are said to be a girl’s best friend. It is one of the best known kind of gemstones used as a jewelry and decoration. Shopping for a diamond can be a bit confusing especially if you know nothing about it. There are fake ones and you have to know how to distinguish a real diamond from a fake one. There are characteristics to determine when buying emerald cut loose diamonds. The carat, clarity, color and cut.
What is a Carat? The term carat refers to the diamond’s actual weight. It’s a type of measurement that is used to measure a certain weight of a gem. Clarity is known to be the internal defect or structural imperfections found in any kind of diamonds. A diamond with a blue or pink hue is said to be much expensive than a white diamond with a yellowish hue. A diamond has to be shaped and polished in order to look great because it is a rough stone in the very beginning. There are mathematical guidelines at which the gem is supposed to be cut.
It is impossible to tell the difference between diamond jewelries unless you see the prices. If you are in a budget, J grade diamonds are much cheaper and nearly colorless.