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Loose Diamonds Are Wise Investment – Few Tips

We all know diamonds are the best investments to make in this every second flickering world but before buying loose diamonds, we are haunted with many questions as to which one to buy, from where to buy, how to check for the authenticity of the diamonds etc. etc. So, here’s a small guide that will help you ease all the questions in your mind, get rid of any misconceptions and help you in investing your hard earned money in the right diamonds.

Types of Loose Diamonds

Round: The most admired shape of diamond that offers flexible use in varied jewelry designs is the magnificent round cut diamond. It offers more brilliance in terms of reflection of light. Also a round shape diamond is a little more expensive when compared with other fancy cut diamonds.

Princess: The Princess cut diamond is as unique as its name. The peculiar square cut of this diamond makes it perfect for wedding and engagement rings. The L-W ratio of a conventional princess cut is usually 1.00 to 1.20. Where ‘L-W’ is length to width ratio of a diamond.

Oval: The Oval cut diamonds offer same brilliance as round diamonds only, they are a bit unique in their width is to length ratio. 1.33 To 1.66 L-W ratio of is the most appropriate when looking for conventional oval cut diamonds.

Marquise: A marquise shape diamond gives an illusion of larger diamond in lesser carat. Symmetry of the length and width is of utmost importance in a marquise cut diamond. A conventional marquise diamond should possess an L to W ratio of 1.75 to 2.15.

Pear: Also known as a teardrop or a dew drop diamond, a pear shape diamond has one pointed end and the other end smooth and round. A conventional pear cut diamond has an L-W ratio of 1.40 to 1.75.

Cushion: A square cut diamond with rounded off corners are traditionally called cushion diamonds. Although the cushion diamonds offer lesser brilliance than round cut diamonds never the less they offer more clarity giving it a conventional appeal. A conventional Cushion diamond has a  L-W ratio of 1.0 to 1.05.

Heart shaped: The distinctive shape of heart diamond makes it an absolute symbol of love. A conventional heart diamond has an L-W ratio of 0.90 to 1.05.

Emerald: The diamond with step cuts to enhance its clarity is called an emerald cut diamond. It is usually rectangular in shape giving it a distinctive allure due to the multiple reflection of light. A conventional emerald has an L-W ratio of 1.25 to 1.45.

Visit the Wyatt Austin store at 1701 E. Woodfield Road #110, Schaumburg, Illinois for any certified loose diamonds and diamond jewelry requirement. For further details, call 847-985-4046.

Learn the Basics of Loose Diamonds Right Now

Are you familiar with the four C’s affiliated with loose diamonds? If you are planning on buying any sort of diamond jewelry in the future, you should certainly take a minute to educate yourself on the lovely certified loose diamonds your local jeweler has for sale.

Cut- The individual cut of the stone refers to not only its overall shape, but also has everything to do with the facets cut into the stone. These facets are what make the diamond sparkle and should be perfectly symmetrical.

GIA Certified Loose Diamonds

Color- Some people think that all white diamonds are the same. Wrong! Most white loose diamonds have traces of brown or yellow inside of them. This may take away from their value, but are not necessarily noticeable to the naked eye.

Clarity- The clarity of a diamond has to do with the number of imperfections in the stone. Since diamonds are formed within the earth, often they get some battle wounds on their way to the earth’s surface. The more damage, the less valuable the stone.

Carat Weight- The carat weight of loose diamonds refers to how much it weighs. With every other C remaining constant, the value of the stone will increase as the carat weight increases.

Visit the Wyatt Austin store at 1701 E. Woodfield Road #110, Schaumburg, Illinois for any certified loose diamonds and diamond jewelry requirement. For further details, call 847-985-4046.