A diamond is a pure carbón crystallized, generated in those of the terrrestrial bark, in extreme conditions of preassure and temperature and tahat due to phenomena of volcanic type are traspor.
The diamonds are the most valued gems in jewelers.
The value of the diamonds depends on four caraterísticas or 4cs, purity, color, height and size, these aspects are important at the moment of acquiring a DIAMOND.
PURITY: one says to the quantity of carbones that it possesses the stone, all those fewer incorporations have the purest stone it is, the purity of the diamonds it is analyzed by a magnifying glass of 10 increases.
COLOR: it refers to the tonality that the stones have. The whiter it is one more diamond value has. An international table exists, one is climbed by boss who goes from the white to the yellow one.
TALLA: is the form since the stones are carved, this way it is called a plateau to the part of above and butt her of below. It is one of the most important characteristics since if the not this proportionate height his value descends very much on the market and in addition it influences the sheen of the stones. From the point of view gemológico the symmetry, the polished one, and the proportions are those that determine the height. This way, the stones with a round height that 56 facets have, call BRILLIANT, those of square form it is CARRE.That of rectangular form is called BAGUET, other known heights are PEAR, EMERALD… etc. The most valued height is the diamond.
SIZE: it expresses in “caract” or carats. A carat is equivalent to 0,20 grams or what is the same the fifth part of a gram.
It is the combination of these four characteristics those that give a final value to the gem.
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