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How To Buy Loose Diamonds
For Personalized Handmade Jewelry

Many people consider diamonds as a significant investment and therefore it is important to be very careful while purchasing diamonds. If you are planning to get a personalized handmade jewelry, you should seriously consider the option of buying loose diamonds. Diamond jewelry is always special and if you want to make it more special and unique, you can opt for personalized handmade jewelry. A personalized handmade diamond earrings or diamond engagement rings will be more special than the regular diamond jewelry you get to pick up from stores.

Why To Buy Loose Diamonds For Personalized Handmade Jewelry

Personalized handmade wedding rings will make your wedding even more special. You should seriously consider opting for personalized handmade rings instead of the regular engagement rings available in the market. If you are planning for personalized handmade diamond jewelry, you should consider buying loose diamonds, as it will be cost effective. The diamond accounts for a major part of your diamond jewelry and therefore any money you save on the diamond by opting for loose diamonds will help you save a lot of money.

Buying Loose Diamonds

Loose diamonds are available in a variety of diamond cuts. Therefore, ensure that you have consulted with the jeweler on what diamond cut to buy for your handmade jewelry. Always buy loose diamonds that have a GIA or AGS Certificate. Gemological Institute of America (GIA) or American Gem Society (AGS) certifies quality of a diamond. Try to buy diamonds that are certified by either the GIA or AGS as they will give you information on the quality of the diamond you are purchasing. The certificate will have information on the 4C’s of the diamond that helps you to determine the quality of the loose diamond. The 4C’s are Cut, Color, Clarity and Carat. The Cut, Color and Clarity are the characteristics of the diamond whereas the Carat is the weight of the diamond.

Check the education section for a detailed explanation of the 4 C's.

Learn more about the Diamond's Clarity, understand how the clarity affect the Diamond Prices.
Learn more about the Diamond's Color, understand how a different color can affect the Diamond Prices
Learn more about the Diamond's Cut, understand how the clarity tremendously affect the Diamond Prices
Learn more about the Diamond's Carat (weight), 2 Carat diamond, 3 Carat diamond or 4 carat diamond prices are depending many variables.

Check the loose Diamond Prices

Diamond Registry provides you with a diamond price list which shows an average of the current market pricing trends for wholesale certified loose diamonds.

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