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Buying a diamond remains an investment requiring some knowledge.
As you know, there are several qualities of diamonds. Whatever quality you look for, it is necessary to ensure its precise value.
For this, four characteristics are to be considered, called the 4Cs. Here they are :
The weight of a diamond is measured in carats indeed. Keep in mind first of all that 1 carat = 0.20 grams.
Some diamond professionals also speak in points, knowing that 1 carat = 100 points.
However, a diamond bigger than another does not give it more beauty. According to its proportion and the way it is cut, a small diamond will sparkle more than another diamond with twice its size.
This is the most important feature to consider when buying your diamond. It is essential not to confuse
the diamond shape (round, princess, marquise, oval, pear, emerald, radiant or heart) and the proportion
of diamond, that is to say how it is cut.
A perfectly cut diamond will have by definition, perfect proportions. In other words, each facet of the diamond must be positioned precisely so that its symmetry allows light passage equally. This will then give it maximum shine and brilliance.
The color (stain) of the diamond, is the only characteristic determined by nature and not by humans.
In the middle of the diamond, its color is graded from D to J, D being the rarest.
In other words, the more colorless a diamond is, the more rare and valuable.
Each stone is unique. When each stone takes shape in earth depths, microscopic natural and plant traces take shape inside the diamond. These traces are called inclusions. The fewer inclusions inside your diamond, the more it will be clean (pure).
Every diamond is unique. Many are similar, with very similar qualities.
However, only the certificate will give written evidence in due form of its specific
characteristics. It is, somehow,your guarantee of quality.
This certificate provided by Capital Diamond for each transaction, will give you the precise characteristics of your diamond, the 4Cs: weight (carats), size (cut), color and purity (clarity).
Many specialized laboratories worldwide are responsible for analyzing and certifying your diamonds.
The best known are the Gemological Institute of America (GIA), the High Diamond Council (HRD)
or the IGI laboratory.
However, it becomes obvious that these laboratories do not have the same rigorous analysis and certification. In order to provide full transparency and ensure the quality of our stones, Capital Diamond has chosen to entrust its certifications to the most reputable laboratories in the world: GIA, HRD, IGI, IGL.
For nearly 15 years, Capital Diamond searches and offers unparalleled quality diamonds observing international quality standards. To allow you to make your diamond purchases with confidence, we have chosen to add criteria that are unique to our values, namely the quality and accessibility.
The investment diamond must pass through many stages before ending its route
at jewelers and watchmakers. Indeed, the source (extraction mine) up to the end customer,
the distribution network of the investment diamond remains very complex and involves many
intermediaries. Therefore, each intermediary has its part to play, the end customer ends up
paying for a diamond jewelry, certainly of value, but at a relatively high price.
With an international network at the origin, Capital Diamond offers the possibility of acquiring an investment diamond at the lowest market price. Indeed, without any intermediary, you have access to many stones at a price equal to or lower than the price paid by professionals (jewelers). This gives you the opportunity to achieve maximum capital gain when reselling your stone.
In a move of full transparency and discretion, it is necessary to pay special attention to
the protection of privacy. Therefore, Capital Diamond ensures you
an absolute confidentiality in the processing of your personal information and details.
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