Diamond Education Diamond Education
A diamond is the oldest item that anyone can own - it's three billion years in age, a strategic and high tech super material for our technological society that is formed in the earth's interior and shot to the surface by extraordinary volcanoes. It is carbon in its most concentrated form, composed solely of carbon -- the chemical element fundamental to all life, thus it is a native element.

Diamond Shape

The first step to choosing a diamond is selecting from one of the major diamond shapes available.

Diamond Shape

Diamond Cut

Refers to the angles and proportions of a diamond. Based on scientific formulas, a well-cut diamond will internally reflect light from one mirror-like facet to another.

Diamond Cut

Diamond Cut

Refers to the degree to which a diamond is colorless. Diamond color has a significant impact on its value.

Diamond Cut

Diamond Clarity

Diamonds with few flaws, or inclusions, are very rare and highly valued. Inclusions may look like tiny crystals, clouds or feathers.

Diamond Clarity

Diamond Carat Weight

Refers to the weight of a diamond. Carat is often confused with size even though it is actually a measure of weight.

PDiamond Carat Weight

Certified Diamonds

DoW deals with certified/graded diamonds from the most respected labs: GIA and EGL.

Certified Diamonds
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