When choosing a diamond, there are four important factors to consider- the 4Cs; colour, cut, carat, and clarity. Each of these aspects affects the beauty of the diamond. Below are some tips for choosing the perfect diamond.
When choosing a diamond, the stone of choice will be as near to colourless as possible. To the naked eye, it can sometimes be difficult to see much of a difference in colouring. As determined by the Gemmological Institute of America (GIA), the colour grading scale ranges from D (totally colourless) to Z (light yellow). A colour grading of F-H is optimum for maximum beauty.