What You Need to Know about Buying Diamonds

Choosing jewelry that is timeless and high quality should be a priority when looking for that perfect diamond. Anyone shopping for diamonds should become familiar with the 4 Cs of diamond buying: cut, clarity, color, and carat weight. These are the characteristics by which diamonds are graded by the industry.

Diamond Cut

The way in which a diamond is cut will determine how it appears, shape-wise, and also how brilliantly it shines. Their cuts also have an influence on which diamonds will fit into which jewelry settings.

Diamond Clarity

Diamonds have varying levels of clarity resulting from how many imperfections they have and how visible these imperfections are. The most desirable and expensive diamonds are those with a high level of clarity, or few imperfections.

Diamond Color

When you think of diamonds, its likely that you first envision colorless diamonds. Diamonds without color provide the most sparkle, so they are the most highly prized.

Diamond Carat Weight

Perhaps the most obviously visible one of the 4 Cs is the carat weight of diamonds, because it relates to the stones size. Not surprisingly, larger diamonds are typically more expensive than smaller diamonds. This is true not only because youre getting more diamond for your money but also because larger diamonds are less common.

How to Care for Your Diamonds

It is a common misconception that diamonds are unbreakable. Unfortunately, this isnt true. If a diamond is hit hard enough, it will crack or chip. So be sure not to wear a diamond when working with your hands. Also, dont store your diamonds with other jewels as the other jewels may scratch your diamonds. To clean your diamonds, always use a jewelers polishing cloth.

What Collections of Diamond Jewelry Are Available?

Sams Club offers the following brand name collections:

  • Everlon
  • Love Always Platinum
  • Love, Earth
  • Premier Diamond
  • Regal

What Types of Diamond Jewelry Are Available?

Sams Club offers the following types of diamonds:

Does Sams Club Offer Loose Diamonds?

Yes, we have a wide selection of certified loose diamonds to choose from. Browse by shape and find the perfect diamond to complete your jewelry piece.

  • Emerald Cut Diamonds
  • Heart Shaped Diamonds
  • Marquise Diamonds
  • Oval Diamonds
  • Pear Shaped Diamonds
  • Princess Cut Diamonds
  • Radiant Cut Diamonds
  • Round Diamonds

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