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Diamond Size

Diamond Carat

Carat is often the first thing to come to mind when thinking about a diamond’s size. Size and carat weight are closely related but there are other factors in a diamond’s appearance. Cut and shape also play a role in whether the diamond appears visually larger or smaller than its actual carat weight.

Kwiat Standards

A properly cut diamond will not have too much weight in hidden areas. The added weight increases the cost without giving the diamond a larger appearance. At Kwiat, we cut our diamonds to keep the carat weight in the right places. Each gem has the widest possible diameter to appear larger than other diamonds of comparable carat weight. And because of their superior cut, our diamonds will appear whiter than their GIA color grade. We call this the Kwiat Tiara® Cut.

Kwiat diamonds

  • 5.1 - 5.3mm
    1/2 CARAT
    4.8 - 5.0mm
  • 5.8 - 6.0mm
    3/4 CARAT
    5.6 - 5.8mm
  • 6.4 - 6.6mm
    1 CARAT
    6.2 - 6.4mm
  • 7.4 - 7.6mm
    1 1/2 CARAT
    7.1 - 7.3mm
  • 8.1 - 8.3mm
    2 CARAT
    7.9 - 8.1mm

Other diamonds

Diamond Color and Clarity

Diamond Color

Diamonds are rated on a color scale developed by the GIA, the world’s premier diamond grading nonprofit. The color grading system is based on the alphabet, beginning with the letter D and running all the way through Z. A grade of D is the best possible grade a diamond can receive, which translates to an absence of color. Diamonds with this grade tend to be the most rare and valuable.

Diamond Clarity

Clarity refers to the presence of imperfections, known as inclusions, in the crystal structure of the diamond. Nearly all diamonds contain some sort of inclusion, as they are part of a diamond’s characteristics and structure. An inclusion within a diamond is natural, and on the higher end of the clarity scale, does not take away from its beauty.

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Hyde Park Jewelers – Phoenix

Biltmore Fashion Park
2502 East Camelback Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85016

In 1973, University of Denver student, Michael Pollak, partnered with Steve Rosdal to sell turquoise and American Indian jewelry pieces. Soon, they took a different direction as the pair decided to take a more contemporary approach to jewelry. Their vision was realized when they opened Hyde Park Jewelers in Denver’s Tamarac Square Shopping Center in 1975. The jeweler sold a mix of unique and rare jewels created by admired designers and artisans from around the world. Today, Hyde Park Jeweler has boutiques in seven locations throughout the country, including Phoenix, AZ. Hyde Park Jewelers partnered with Kwiat to offer trademarked ASHOKA® diamonds as well as a diverse collection of Kwiat diamond earrings, necklaces and bracelets.

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