Understanding the 4Cs.
Your Ultimate Diamond Guide.

Everything you need to know about the color, cut, clarity, and carat of Diamonds.

What are the 4C's of Diamonds?

Every diamond, has four (very) specific globally accepted standards for assessing the quality of a Diamond - its Color, Clarity, Cut and Carat weight. Each four main components ultimately define a Diamonds structure, beauty and its value.

Lets take a closer look into the individual 4Cs of the perfect Diamond.

💎4C's of Diamonds




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A Fifth C: Conflict-Free Diamonds

In recent times, many diamond buyers have started seeking "ethical diamonds"—these are stones that have been mined and refined with no violation of human rights, produced with fair pay , safe working conditions and environmentally sound mining practices. "Conflict-free" diamonds are generallry mined, refined and processed in economically stable countries that enforce ethical business and labor practices, such as Australia or Canada. The stones are sold by reputable and cerfitied jewelry retailers or whole dealers.

Natural Mined Diamonds

A "Natural Diamond" also refered to as "Earth Mined Diamonds" occurring naturally and are mined directly from the Earth. A "natural" diamond that is formed when carbon subjected to extreme levels of heat and pressure found deep underneath the earth’s crust.

Natural Diamonds are created at least 85 miles below the earth’s mantle over a period of one to three billion years. Once created, the diamond travels via molten rock to the earth’s surface, where it can be mined, refined for use into beautiful jewellery or used for industrial purposes.

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Lab Grown Diamonds.

Lab Grown Diamonds are created using science in highly controlled laboratory environments through a process that replicates the natural diamond growing process using groundbreaking technology. Lab grown diamonds are considered a responsible choice given that no mining or natural degradation of the natural enviroment is required.

Lab Grown Diamonds posses the same physical, chemical, and optical properties as Natutal Mined Diamonds - and therefore have the same Beauty & Quality. They offer excellent value and are more cost-effective than natural diamonds of the same size and quality.

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Natural Gemstone is generarlly considered to be a mineral, stone, or organic matter that can be polished, cut and treated for use as jewellery or other ornament.

Natural Gemstones are form very slowly in nature, under conditions unique to each location. A precious gemstone has beauty, durability, and rarity, whereas a semiprecious gemstone has only one or two of these qualities.

We stock and sell offer a large variety of highly sort after Natural Gemstones in Melbourne including well-known favorites such as Sapphires, Emeralds, Rubies, Green Amethyst and many more..

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