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Shop diamonds for sale in Cape Town, South Africa. We sell loose GIA certified diamonds in Cape Town, South Africa. Our meticulously curated collection ensures that each diamond and gemstone radiates brilliance, clarity, and beauty, ready to be set into a bespoke jewellery item if you so choose, furthermore, each diamond is sold with a certificate included.
From classic round brilliant cuts to rare fancy coloured diamonds, our range of loose diamonds caters to diverse tastes and preferences. Our certified gemologists and diamond specialists are here to guide you, offering expert advice to help you find the perfect gem within your budget. Additionally, our awe-inspiring gemstone collection showcases vibrant sapphires, lustrous emeralds, fiery rubies, and captivating tanzanites, each handpicked for their exceptional quality and individuality.
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You probably know about the 4C’s of diamond, i.e., Carat, Colour, Clarity, and Cut. However, educated buyers know there are 7 C’s to consider when buying a diamond.
Your engagement diamond will be your most emotional purchase ever. It is a symbol of purity and forever love. And if uniquely designed with a rare and natural diamond, it will bring daily joy and serve as an heirloom for future generations.
Now that you are making a huge investment in something special – you need to know what you are doing.
After 40 years of creating the perfect ring for thousands of couples, my advice is as follows:
Diamond Prices Explained:
Diamond prices are determined by the 4Cs: carat weight, cut, color, and clarity. Each of these factors contributes to a diamond’s overall value and rarity. Higher carat weights, excellent cuts, colorless or near-colorless grades, and higher clarity grades generally command higher prices. However, it’s important to consider the interplay of these factors, as a well-balanced diamond can offer exceptional beauty at a more affordable price.
Diamond carat weight or size:
Carat weight is a measurement of a diamond’s size, with one carat equaling 200 milligrams. Larger diamonds are generally more valuable, but other factors such as cut, color, and clarity also affect the overall appearance and value of a diamond.
Cut and shape of diamonds:
The cut of a diamond refers to how well it has been shaped and faceted. It determines how effectively the diamond reflects light and sparkles. Diamond shapes, such as round, princess, emerald, pear, and marquise, refer to the outline of the stone and can affect its overall appearance and style.
Clarity grade/clarity level (SI, VS):
Clarity refers to the presence of internal and external characteristics, known as inclusions and blemishes, in a diamond. Clarity grades, including SI (slightly included) and VS (very slightly included), indicate the visibility and number of these flaws. Higher clarity grades signify fewer visible flaws, enhancing the diamond’s overall clarity and value.
What is the Diamond Price Chart?
The Diamond Price Chart is a reference tool that provides a guideline for assessing diamond prices. It takes into account various factors like carat weight, cut, colour, and clarity. The chart allows individuals to compare diamond prices and make informed decisions about the value and cost of diamonds.
How To Use The Diamond Price Chart:
To use the Diamond Price Chart effectively, you need to identify the specific characteristics of the diamond you are interested in, such as carat weight, cut, color, and clarity. Locate the corresponding sections on the chart and analyze the price range provided. Keep in mind that the chart serves as a reference, and actual diamond prices may vary based on market conditions and individual factors.
How much is a 0.50 carat (half carat) diamond?
The price of a 0.50 carat diamond can vary based on its cut, color, and clarity grades, as well as market conditions. Generally, a 0.50 carat diamond of good quality and a balanced combination of the 4Cs can range from a few hundred to a few thousand dollars. To determine the exact price, it is advisable to consult a reputable jeweler or use the Diamond Price Chart as a reference.