Diamond Education

We don't sell, we teach.

We empower our customers, with all the tools they need to buy the most beautiful diamond possible.

Springer's Jewelers now hosts one of the largest loose diamond inventories in the Northeast. There is literally nothing you could possibly desire in a diamond that we don't have either in stock or have access to in 24 hours. We have so many diamonds because we sell so many diamonds, and that insures you will find exactly the diamond you want at Springer's Jewelers.

 


Cut

Of all the 4Cs, cut has the greatest effect on a diamond’s beauty. In determining the quality of the cut, the grader evaluates the cutter’s skill in the fashioning of the diamond; technology. The more precise the cut, the more captivating the diamond is to the eye.

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Color

Gem-quality diamonds occur in many hues. In the range from colorless to light yellow or light brown. Colorless diamonds are the rarest. Other natural colors (Blue, Red, Pink for example) are known as fancy – their color grading is different than from white diamonds.

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Clarity

Diamonds can have internal characteristics known as inclusions or external characteristics known as blemishes. Diamonds without inclusions or blemishes are rare; however, most characteristics can only be seen with magnification.

Diamond Clarity


Carat

The carat is the diamond’s physical weight measured in metric carats. One carat equals 1/5 gram and is subdivided into 100 points. Carat weight is the most objective of the 4Cs. It involves no estimates, comparisons or judgments.

Diamond Carat Weight


The Fifth C: Confidence

When you shop smart — with an American Gem Society’s top jeweler — you will feel confident in yur decision. You know that the jeweler is qualified to describe the characteristics of your diamond, so you could make the choice that is right for you. Learn about Conflict-Free Diamonds & The Kimberley Process (KP) >

 

 

 

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