• The Diamond Standard: How to Choose the Perfect Stone

    6 days ago - By Exquisite Weddings

    You've probably heard of them: The four Cs are the benchmark for deciding on your perfect diamond. Here, Allison Neumann, the maven behind her eponymous jewelry shop, parses each one in simple terms for those looking to put a ring on it. Cut A diamond's cut is often confused with its shape. The latter refers to its outline-round, oval, pear, emerald, etc.-but the former refers to its facets. The cut is actually the most crucial of the four Cs, because it breathes life into the diamond and directly impacts its sparkle. It's also the most complex and difficult to assess.
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