Joslin's Education Center

Everything you need to get to know your jewelry.

The Diamonds Cut

As a value factor, cut refers to a diamonds proportions, symmetry, and polish.

The Diamonds Color

Most diamonds found in jewelry stores run from colorless to near-colorless, with slight hints of yellow or brown.

The Diamonds Clarity

Diamond clarity refers to the absence of these inclusions and blemishes.

The Diamonds Carat

The carat, the standard unit of measurement for the weight of a diamond or other gemstone, takes its name from the carob seed.

The Diamonds Shape

The shape that most people will be familiar with is the round diamond.