In Depth: Carat Weight

If you’re looking at engagement rings, you’ve probably become somewhat familiar with the famous “4Cs” of diamonds: color, cut, clarity, and carat weight. Of the four diamond-grading factors commonly used by the Gemological Institute of America, carat weight is the least subjective and the easiest to understand.

However, it’s not all as straightforward as it might seem. There are a few things you’ll want to consider about carat weight before you buy a diamond engagement ring.

The 4Cs – Diamond Carat Weight