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cut

The skill with which a diamond is cut determines how well it reflects and refracts light. Learn how the balance of precision and craftsmanship unlocks a diamond's unique brilliance and luster.

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Color

Color is the natural color or lack of color visible within a diamond. Learn how the amount of color present affects beauty and value.

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Clarity

With most diamonds, there is more to it than meets the eye! Learn how the presence of natural inclusions and blemishes on and within a diamond impacts its appearance and value.

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Carat

Carat is the most visually apparent factor when comparing diamonds. Learn how this unique weight scale used to measure gemstones affects their appearance and value.

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Certification

Brilliant Earth diamonds are independently certified for quality characteristics and origin. Learn about the practices we use when evaluating and sourcing our diamonds.

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