Diamond Carat FAQs
For example: A diamond with a high carat weight and a poor cut ends up looking far smaller than a diamond with a smaller carat weight and a superior cut.
At Hearts On Fire, we cut for beauty and sparkle, never for carat weight alone. Some diamond brands cut their gems to maximize carat weight, and often this results in a stone with light leaking out the sides, and low light reflection overall.
Tips To Maximize Sparkle
Buy “Low”To get the largest diamond possible while remaining within your budget, consider buying diamonds with carat weights slightly below the whole and half carat marks. A .9 carat diamond, for example, will cost far less than a 1.0 carat, and the difference in size is negligible.
Add Accent Diamonds
Center diamonds with diamond halos look almost twice their size. Add a diamond band for even more sparkle.
The 4Cs are cut, color, clarity, and carat weight. Combined, they contribute to the beauty, rarity, and overall value of a diamond.
A guide to all the common engagement ring terms that will be helpful to know before you step into a store.
The Hearts On Fire cut is a beautiful blend of art and science.