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Carat Sizes | CTDM

Different carat sizes

Besides the remarkable sparkle of a diamond, one of the very first things you notice about an engagement ring is the size of the diamond. When it comes the 4Cs of a diamond, the carat size remains one of the most talked about characteristics of a diamond.
The Beauty Of Light Colour Diamonds | CT Diamond Museum

The Beauty Of Light Colour Diamonds

There are a few things in life that come close to the beauty of a light colour diamond. But, unlike anything else a light colour diamond is extremely rare and valuable. Take a pink colour diamond for example; scientists have established the origins and causes of each diamond colour, but the formation of a pink diamond still remains uncertain.
Scientists have revealed diamonds are the reason for the magical glow in the Milky Way.

Like A Diamond In The Sky

Diamonds are breathtakingly beautiful from up close and far away. For years it’s been known that a cosmic microwave background is the reason for the 'sparkle' in the sky. However, the nature of the source hasn’t been discovered up until now.
THE HISTORY OF BRANDED DIAMONDS

Should Diamond Ring Brands Matter?

Branded diamond cuts have been around for more than a decade. The exquisite designs of a diamond cut are most certainly alluring and consider extremely important. A reason why the GIA has recently announced that they will introduce branded-cut names to their grading reports.
Popular Diamonds in Movies - CTDM

Top 10 Most Popular Diamonds In Movies

Diamonds have played a very important role in some of Hollywood’s most iconic movies. The remarkable gemstones are constantly used to spark our imagination and captivate our attention while partaking in an interesting storyline.
5 FASCINATING FACTS ABOUT RED DIAMONDS

5 Fascinating Facts About Red Diamonds

A diamond is truly one of the most remarkable gemstones known to humankind. For many years, a diamond has been treasured for its unique characteristics and exquisite beauty. One of the most remarkable qualities of a diamond is the colour. Even though a colourless diamond is considered extremely rare, natural fancy colour diamonds are in a category of its own.
Fascinating Terms Used To Describe Diamonds

Fun Terms Used To Describe Diamonds

For many years, diamonds have been cherished and celebrated for their magical appearance and beauty. To explain a diamond's extraordinary existence ancient cultures came up with a series of fascinating legends. For example, ancient Hindus believed diamonds were weapons of god, while Buddhists thought diamonds represent spiritual clarity and transcendence.
When you commit to an investment, you should have a long-term view.

Is A Diamond A Good Investment

For many years, diamonds have been the true symbol of special occasions and memorable moments. Not only is a diamond truly remarkable, but it’s also considered a good, hard-asset investment. With a growing demand of an estimated 2% worldwide, 2018 is considered one of the best years ever to invest in a diamond.
The degree of fluorescence in a diamond, from None to Very Strong as seen under UV light

Fluorescence in Diamonds

Fluorescence is a diamond characteristic that is often misunderstood. The reason? Before you purchase a diamond you may have noticed the term “fluorescence” on the diamond certificate and wondered whether fluorescence in a diamond is a good or bad thing.