Choose your diamond (The 4 C’s)
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Top tips for choosing the perfect engagement ring
5. Choose your diamond (The 4 C’s)
Clarity- Clarity denotes the number of flaws in the stone both internal (inclusions) and external (blemishes). It is true that a completely flawless stone will reflect more light than a flawed one, but at the higher end of the market we are talking of differences indistinguishable to the untrained eye - but very distinguishable to even the most untrained wallet. Colour- Diamonds range from colourless, grade D, to brown or yellow at the lower end. An easy way for a non-expert to tell the difference, however, is to look at the price.