Determining a diamond’s quality: The Carat

Carat weight is a significant factor in determining the price of a diamond, though the weight does not refer to size. As carat weight increases, so does the value of the diamond.


Choosing the Perfect Carat:

Here are a few things you might want to consider when determining the perfect carat weight:

  • Hand and Finger Size
    • The appearance of a diamond can be affected by the size of a person’s hand and/or fingers
  • Setting
    • The right setting can really enhance the overall presentation of a diamond
  • Budget
    • This is an important factor to establish early on in the diamond selection process

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