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Understanding the 4Cs

CARAT WEIGHTOne carat equals 1/5 of a gram in weightFor diamonds under a carat, each carat is divided into 100 points – similar to pennies in a dollar. 0.75ct. = 75 points, ½ ct. = 50 points CLARITYThe GIA Clarity Scale includes eleven clarity grades ranging from Flawless to I3. Given that diamonds form under tremendous heat and pressure, internal and external characteristics are common. These characteristics help gemologists separate natural diamonds from synthetics and simulants, and identify individual stones.There are two types of clarity characteristics: inclusions and blemishes – the difference is based on their locations. Inclusions are enclosed within a diamond while blemishes are confined to its surface. “A diamond doesn’t start out polished and shining. It once...

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What is Diamond

Diamonds. The oldest and most precious gemstone in creation. Born in the fiery depths of the earth millions of years ago; today known as a “girl’s best friend”. For centuries, these beautiful and mysterious gifts from nature have been sealing the hearts of women around the world. Perhaps you’re one of them? If so, you’ll already have discovered their magic sparkle and brilliance – unique qualities that make it so hard to resist owning a diamond yourself. But perhaps the best thing about diamonds is that they can be found in a wide selection of shapes, sizes, and importantly, prices. No matter what your taste or how much you plan to spend, you are guaranteed to discover a diamond that’s...

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Ideal Cut

The Venessa Ideal Cut perfectly reflects the diamonds’ scintillating radiance, capturing the fire within to guarantee maximum brilliance.  

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Diamond Cut Explained (Critical Buying Tips)

Wondering what a diamond cut is and how it affects the price of a diamond? Perfect, you're in the right place! A diamond's cut can affect the brilliance and fire in a diamond as opposed to diamond clarity. A deep cut or " in this guide built up best lightest centre pieces jewellery diamond and flat cut diamond both lose light when reflected in the sun. In our opinion, the cut of the diamond is the most important "C" in the 4C's of diamonds.  Read this guide to get the skinny on what you need to know to make the best buying decision.   What Is “Diamond Cut”?  Brilliance may be one of the diamond’s natural calibres but the cut...

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