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12.11.2020

Everything you Know About Diamond Cut Grades is Wrong (the Fancy Shape Edition)

Ahh, cut grade. The most important—and most confusing—of the 4 Cs. Color, clarity, carat weight, those all make, well, common sense. But cut grade? Cut grade is confusing. I mean, is it about the shape of the diamond? The proportions? The sparkle? All of the above? Exactly.

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    Everything you Know About Diamond Cut Grades is Wrong (the Fancy Shape Edition)

    Everything you Know About Diamond Cut Grades is Wrong (the Fancy Shape Edition)

    12.11.2020

    Ahh, cut grade. The most important—and most confusing—of the 4 Cs. Color, clarity, carat weight, those all make, well, common sense. But cut grade? Cut grade is confusing. I mean, is it about the shape of the diamond? The proportions? The sparkle? All of the above? Exactly.

    What a Diamond Color Chart Won’t Tell You

    What a Diamond Color Chart Won’t Tell You

    28.5.2020

    When it comes to diamond color, most of us aren’t talking fancy pinks and vibrant blues—though those are certainly out there and worth exploring—but rather, a range of 23 subtle shades of, well, nothing much. After all, how many different versions of “colorless” do we really need?

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