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Everyone Needs To Know The Three "C" When Purchasing A Diamond

Aug 17, 2007
Its time to get the diamond ring, choose wisely because this will be the ring that you will wear for the rest of your life, choose a style that is timeless. First, the diamond shape you choose can help make your ring look like it's worth a lot more than you really paid. When choosing the setting it depends on many different factors, find a setting that fits your personality. The quality of the diamond you choose is also important if you want an affordable engagement ring. The metal you choose will be very important.

When the experts talk about color of the stone they are referring to the yellowness of the stone, this is ranked on the GIA scale. It is very important than ever to consider quality when shopping for a diamond. The most popular style now is the tension setting, where the stone is held by pressure provided by the surrounding titanium.

Just make sure the cut isn't obviously too shallow or deep. A diamonds cut can also affect its durability. The way the stone is cut will determine how much light is reflected in and out of the diamond, which is what makes it sparkle.

When you see rings with three stones it signifies the eternity of your relationship. The three stone diamond rings is normally given as engagement rings but it is now becoming popular to give them and engagement rings. The three stones in a diamond rings signifies your marriage and your relationship. The three stones in three stone diamond rings commemorate the eternity of your relationship. More men are wearing diamonds and men's diamond rings are more in style now than they've ever been.

The measurement of diamonds is calculated in carats. A carat in a diamond is composed of many areas called points. Diamond carat is one of those popular "c's" to consider when evaluating a diamond, and it's a term used to describe how much the diamond weighs. A single diamond carat is equal to the weight of 200 milligrams. Today, few fine diamonds over one carat are sold without a diamond grading report (or certificate, as they are also called) from a respected laboratory.

There are many different shapes of diamonds, one of the most popular shapes are the round cut, solitaire cut, square cut, round produces the greatest brilliance when the light shines off of them. When the light reflects off of the diamond this is commonly referred to as brilliance. The diamond may have the perfect clarity and color, but its beauty can still be negatively affected if the cut is not properly made. There are many factors that is associated with the brilliance of a diamond, width, depth, and color.

Platinum rings are becoming very popular and many people are choosing it over gold. Platinum costs more than other metals but it lasts longer and has a brilliance all its own. Platinum rings are popular because of both their beauty and durability. Platinum is much stronger and heavier than gold.

To prove your diamond is a real diamond a certification is usually provided to prove the stone is authentic. If the diamond has no certificate there is no way of showing that the diamond is authentic and of quality.
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David Marc Fishman sells merchandise inexpensively using auction. Price drop as people shop when buying diamonds at the bid auction site at Priceriot.
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