Diamond Classification Guide

The main factors for diamond classification are so called 4 Cs which are: Colour, Carat (Weight), Clarity and Cut.

Discover the importance of these values to determine its quality and what to consider when choosing a diamond.

Colour

To classify the colour of a diamond an alphabetical scale is used. This ranges from the letter D which is colourless and the most precious, up to Z which is the yellowest.

Weight

The weight of a diamond is measured in carats.
Two diamonds of the same canning can have different values.

Purity

The purity of a diamond is analysed with a 10x magnifying glass to determine the number of imperfections or small inclusions that occur within the diamond. The clearer the stone, the more light will enter its interior and the more flashes it will produce.

Size

Diamond carving is one of the most important factors because it determines the reflection in the facets of the diamond, allowing it to flash and shine. Every diamond is carved very carefully to highlight the beauty of its shape.

Frequently Asked Questions

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High quality handmade diamond jewellery is an art that few artisans still use, which is why it is an exclusive niche. Cassandra is an expert at working in gold and highly skilled to work with precious gemstones. The nature of bespoke means that your item of jewellery will be an original piece of art and each jewel will have its own characteristics. This is part of the beauty of a handmade piece that is one of a kind and uniquely yours.

All the diamonds sold by Cassandra Diamonds are 100% natural stones.

We source our diamonds from Surat in India which is also known as ‘The Diamond City’. Today, India gives shine to 75% of the rough diamonds which are sold globally and Surat is the capital of this trade.

All of our diamonds are ethically sourced and traded under the Kimberley Process and are conflict-free.

All of Cassandra Diamond’s jewellery is 100% hand made, which means that we can custom design and create your one-of-a-kind piece.

Cassandra loves to do something different for every client.

Our brand creator, Cassandra, can discuss your preferences with you, helping you choose the main diamond and then doing a technical sketch of the design which is all drawn to scale so that it gives a good visual representation of the design.

Then, Cassandra uses that sketch to craft the piece of jewellery and the end result is a truly bespoke and original piece of jewellery.

We give you the opportunity to try-on your desired ring, with the help of a 3D printer, which will produce a copy of the ring with a fake stone mount.

Thus, you will have the opportunity to see the mould, a wax print of the jewellery, as well as a digital presentation of the original design.

This way you will be able to experience the creative process and discover what it means to be a jewellery designer!

The return of money cannot be made in the conditions in which each jewel is made “to measure”.

Over time adjustments or annual cleaning can only be done if the jewellery is worn safely, without being subjected to shocks or strong chemicals.

Our products can be delivered in a maximum of 3 weeks from the time of ordering.

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