Carat Weight

Carat weight is simply a measure of weight and is how we determine the size of a diamond.

Larger diamonds are rarer than smaller ones making them more valuable and expensive than a smaller one of the same cut and clarity.

One carat is divided into 100 points, as an example, we refer to a half-carat as a fifty pointer based upon its exact weight to the one hundredth of a carat.

Think of the points in a carat the same as you would cents in a dollar.

For more information on Carat Weight, take a look at our videos on the 4C's.

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