of the most popular jewelry items involve diamond jewelry. Diamonds
are durable and the hardest material known. Because of the amount
of light that can enter a diamond, they shine very well.
4 C's is a way of describing the quality/traits of a diamond.
The more colorless the diamond, generally, the more valuable it
Cut- A full-cut diamond has
58 facets, flanked surfaces on the stone. This is considered a roughly
"perfect" cut. Other cuts have different values.
Clarity- The clearer the diamond,
the less foreign matter (inclusions-air bubbles, rubies, black spots
of carbon, or anything else that is in the stone) is present in
it, the more sparkly it is, and the more valuable it is.
Carat Weight- The higher the
carat weight, the higher the value of the diamond.
tips to remember when caring for diamond jewelry include
wearing diamond jewelry when performing manual labor.
and water, as well as several commercial cleaners, work well for
placing your diamond jewelry in chlorine-containing substances.