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How diamonds are valued and cut
casino blog
05 September 2008

How diamonds are valued and cutIf you’ve been wondering how diamonds are valued exactly, you may be surprised to learn that it’s fairly simple. Rough diamonds, freshly plucked from the “wild” have a good value, but don’t sell for high prices on the common market.

What diamond lovers seek is the sleek cut of the stone; something that can be displayed or set in jewelry. Because of this, the value of a diamond runs concurrent with how it is cut. Other factors of a diamond’s value also include things such as clarity, color, and carat. But the cut of the diamond is ultimately its best selling feature.

All diamonds are separated and graded based on their four separate characteristics. This is done at a heavily guarded center, such as the DTC. The clearer a diamond is the more value it has. If you notice, all of the diamonds you see on television and in magazines are absolutely transparent and colorless for the most part. But that’s for aesthetic purposes more than anything.

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