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Cut

A well cut diamond beautifully reflects rays of light through its facets. The way the rays of light bounce from the facet defines the stone's fire and brilliance. The cut of the diamond is often confused with the shape of the diamond.

Color

The Gemological Institute of America ranks diamonds on a 23-grade scale, D through Z. The highest rating, D, indicates a perfectly colorless stone. The colors range within a scale from colorless to near colorless, very light yellow and light yellow.

Clarity

Clarity is defined by number, color, nature, size and natural marks in the diamond called inclusions. The fewer and smaller the inclusions, the greater the value of the stone. Optimal clarity means light is able to pass uninterrupted through the stone. The GIA determines clarity on an 11-part grading scale that ranges from FL to I3.

Carat weight

Carat weight is the easiest of the 4 C's to determine. Diamonds are measured in carats. One carat is divided into 100 "points."

Shapes

Round Heart Marquise Pear Oval Princess Radiant Emerald