Category: Diamond Education

How To Tell A Diamond Is Real Or Fake

A diamond can be a girl’s best friend, as the famous saying goes, but it can also be her worst enemy. If the stone turns out to be a fake and you don’t know how to tell if a diamond is real, a girl’s world can come crashing down around her. The knowledge to detect […]

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What A Lab Report Will Never Tell You

Very often, grading reports for diamonds with carat weights less than 1.00 do not show a reference plot for its inclusions. Instead, the clarity features of the diamond are indicated under the “comments section” with a couple of words. That’s a big problem because it is impossible to judge a diamond’s appearance accurately based on a few […]

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HOW DOES FLUORESCENCE IMPACT DIAMOND PRICING?

What is diamond fluorescence? Diamonds that are said to be fluorescent contain particles that emit a visible (usually blue) glow when exposed to UV lighting. In rare cases, high levels of fluorescence can make stones appear milky or hazy, although for the most part fluorescence does not generally impact beauty or sparkle and can even [...]
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Prioritize the Diamond 4Cs to Fit Your Budget

Once you fully understand the diamond 4Cs, you can use them to your advantage, learning how to prioritize one over the other to find a beautiful diamond. That grade is made up of four factors, often known as the 4Cs: cut, clarity, color and carat weight. Each “C” has its own grading scale for evaluating [...]
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Holloway Cut Advisor

How To Understand The HCA Score Output from the tool renders a 0-10 score, with lower scores indicating better cut quality. He indicates that a score below 2 eliminates more than 95% of all diamonds. The general guidance is that diamonds scoring between 0-2 are well worth further consideration, while those scoring 2-4 are worth [...]
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How We Select Our Diamonds

Now i will guide you through how iDo Jewellery selects our diamonds using a few guides. We do not just select our diamonds based on just GIA certificate, we go beyond that. The bottom link is a quick understanding between 2 exact same specification diamonds. However there are huge difference if there is slight difference in [...]
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Diamond 4C’s

Types of Diamond Shapes    

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