The Anatomy Of A Diamond
The diamond is a very rare gem because about one ton of rubble is dug to recover less than half a Carat of Diamond Rough. . Something as beautiful and precious as a Diamond can be found in the deepest and most remote places on the earth. It is a testament of strength, endurance and the uttermost symbol of undying love, no doubt. Each diamond is unique and each one mirrors a story of its journey from the depths inside the earth into a treasured object of adornment. All diamonds share certain features that enables us to contrast and differentiate them from one another. These are called the diamond 4Cs: cut, carat weight, clarity, and color.
Diamond Table Size – is the length of the table of a diamond located at the top in the crown of a round brilliant diamond.
Girdle Thickness – is the thickness of the girdle, located at the side of the diamond where the upper girdle facets and lower girdle facets meet.
Crown Height – the measurement from the girdle to the table of the diamond.
Pavilion Depth – the measurement from the girdle to the culet (bottom tip of the diamond) of the diamond.
Total Depth – Crown Height plus the Pavilion Depth
Crown Angle – is the angle of the crown relative to the girdle.
Pavilion Angle – is the angle of the pavilion relative to the girdle.
Culet – bottom tip of a diamond.
Star Length – the length of the star facet located at the crown.
Half Facet Length – length of the pavilion facet.