Education: Learn the 4 C's
Learn Some Diamond Lingo and the 4 C's. Carat, Color, Clarity and Cut.
How to buy a diamond and the 4 C's using GIA standards, the most trusted gem lab in the world.
Diamond is the only gem made of a single element: It is typically about 99.95 percent carbon. The other 0.05 percent can include one or more trace elements, which are atoms that aren’t part of the diamond’s essential chemistry. Some trace elements can influence its color or crystal shape.