Here is a rough guide to help you see the various lengths of chain:
The carbon based mineral is the hardest of all known substances (Mohs hardness scale 10) and exist in a variety of colours. White diamonds are graded by colour, clarity, cut, polish, symmetry and fluorescence. Diamond sizes are weighed in carats.
Shape (also known as cut)
Our most popular diamond shapes are round brilliant cut and princess cut diamonds. However many more cuts are available including Asscher, Emerald, Oval, Marquise, Pear, Cushion, Radiant and Baguette.
Colour grade mainly range from D (exceptional white) to M (tinted yellow colour). D, E and F are the collection colours which are graded as colourless.
Natural imperfections and inclusion within the diamond. These are graded from Flawless down to Pique.
The cut is the proportions and angles of the finished diamond. This is graded from Excellent to Poor
The finish of the surface of diamond.This is graded from Excellent to Poor. Here are just a few examples:
This is accuracy of which the diamonds alignment and facets to perfect proportions. This is graded from Excellent to Poor. Here are a few examples:
A blue colour which can be omitted by the diamond under ultra violet light. This is graded from Nil Fluorescence to Very Strong. (a stronger fluorescence can give the diamond a milky appearance in daylight)