The most important thing to know about diamonds is the "4 C's"....Carat, Clarity, Color and Cut.
CARAT - Diamonds are measured by carat weight, not size. The weight of the diamond provides a basis in the valuation of a diamond. The universal abbreviation for carat is ct. The scale below is a comparison of the sizes based upon carat weight and cutting (note: diamonds are approx. to scale).
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