Joslin's Education CenterEverything 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.