Information You Should Know When Looking to Buy Jewellery
For the average person looking at jewellery can be
exciting, but confusing. What do all these terms
Jewellery terms, especially relating to actual
Gem stones, are very important because the price of the final
item is dictated by the stone quality and cut. Following are
some of the terms you'll come across.
Imperfections found on the surface of a
describes how well a diamond reflects
is a unit of weight measurement
used for weighing diamonds.
How "clear" the diamond is.
diamond defects are dark. This however is a milky color, and
a lot less noticeable as a result.
tint of the diamond.
The upper surface of a cut diamond.
Carat Total Weight of a diamond.
Weight of a diamonds on piece of jewelry.
shape of a finished diamond.
Diamond looks clear to the naked
The number of angles cut into a diamond.
The more facets the shinier the diamonds
As you may expect, this is the quality
of the diamond's workmanship.
The cut and proportion
of a diamond.
How well buffed the facets of the
Good diamonds have been cut
Top surface of a cut diamond. Flat like a
I trust this will help you when next
looking to spend some of your hard earned