Why Is Diamond Cut So Important?

When you’re looking to buy a diamond, there are four main metrics to keep in mind. Referred to as the “4 C’s”, these metrics are Cut, Clarity, Color, and Carat. As I mentioned in a previous post, diamond cut is the most important of the four, contributing the most to how a diamond looks. But […]

Fluorescent Synthetic Diamonds – Why Do Diamonds Glow?

Did you know that diamonds glow in the dark? Well, some of them, anyway. As it turns out, some diamonds have something called fluorescence, which lets them glow – but only sometimes. Fluorescence may not be one of the 4 C’s (which I’ve discussed in an earlier post), but there’s a lot of controversy surrounding […]