Diamonds are beautiful as a gem hanging from a white gold chain and as a cluster of jewels in an engagement ring. They are adorned by many because of their distinct beauty and durability. However, to find the best clarity diamond possible, a diamond graded by GIA (Gemological Institute of America) standards is a must. GIA, during the mid-twentieth century, developed a universal grading method that embodies a checklist of the four C’s; color, clarity, cut, and carat weight. These are touched on further below.
Initially, a diamond is graded on the presence or lack of color found within the jewel. The absence of color within a diamond is depicted of premium quality and shall cost more. With no hues presence, a diamond is referred to as chemically and structurally pure and perfect. By using the globally recognized GIA diamond color system, graded from D to Z, the absence or presence of color can be expressed. The letter D is used to represent a colorless diamond, however, if the presence of color is witnessed within the diamond, the letter grade increases. It’s important to note that hues within diamonds are mostly invisible to the untrained eye.
As most diamonds used for jewelry are produced within the earth’s mantle, they are exposed to intense heat and pressure, and small crystals can get caught inside the diamond during their creation. Consequently, it’s a natural occurrence for many diamonds to have what is referred to in clarity as inclusions and blemishes. It’s important to know, no diamond is 100% pure. However, there are different grades of clarity, such as FL (flawless) that come pretty close. Continue reading “What are the Four Cs of Diamonds?” »
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Employers or building office managers hoping to transform the productivity and atmosphere in their workplaces should look into the rising trend of installing glass partition walls in the office. In addition to creating a beautifully modern aesthetic throughout the office space, these glass walls contribute to an open plan layout that complements contemporary workspaces. Read on to learn more about the benefits of using glass walls in the office. Continue reading “Benefits of Glass Walls at Your Office” »
Though people have always been into fashion recently, men’s fashion and style game has really stepped up. They have been embracing and trying out what is trending. But when we talk about men’s fashion, there are certain guidelines that you can follow to dress sharp. Of course, everyone has their own opinion and choices, and they wear what they feel suit them the most or what goes with their personal style perfectly. However, those who are trying to level up their style, these solid suggestions are here to help.