Diamonds are forever. They were created by the earth's pressure and heat over millions of years. They can also be imperfect, as they're made of carbon and can have iinclusions (birth marks) which affect their clarity. A diamond's exact chemical makeup can also affect its color. For more information, check out the GIA videos on our education page or go to www.gia.edu.
1. Most importantly, decide on a budget.
2. Select the desired shape.
3. Select a carat size.
4. Play with the clarity, color, and cut.
5. Make an appointment to view some diamond selections at our brick-and-mortar store.