The Four C’s: Cut

The Four C’s: Cut

In many respects, ‘Cut’ may well be considered as the most important of the value-factors widely known as the “four Cs”. It is the only one of the four Cs directly influenced by man and the difference between a poorly-cut diamond and a diamond...
THE FOUR C’S CLARITY

THE FOUR C’S CLARITY

Let’s start the week right with some CLARITY – the vast majority of diamonds have some form of clarity characteristics (inclusions, blemishes) present. Those that have none are extremely rare and command top prices. Finecraft stocks all types of diamonds but the...
The Four C’s: Carat

The Four C’s: Carat

Carat is a unit of weight, not purely “size” as many people misconceive. The metric carat (0.2 grams or 200 milligrams) is the standard unit used to weigh all species of gemstone, not just diamonds. The term derives from the Carob seed as the seeds from this tree are...
How to choose high quality emeralds

How to choose high quality emeralds

There are many varieties of colored gemstones. One of the most popular is the EMERALD, a deep green stone that is harder than quartz and softer than ruby, sapphire, or diamond. The highest quality emeralds come from Colombia. As gemstones are often a significant...

Are Diamonds Really Forever?

Welcome to the first blog post for the Finecraft Diamonds Blog.We all know how the Shirley Bassey song goes, “diamonds are forever” but are they really forever? The answer, you’ll be happy to hear is yes!We are here to tell you the only reasons why...
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