A 1-carat diamond ring is a piece of jewelry that features a 1-carat weight diamond or multiple diamonds totalling 1 carat affixed to a circular band, which is usually made out of a precious metal. The ring is meant to b... More »

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The diameter of a one-carat round or brilliant cut diamond typically measures between 6.4 and 6.5 millimeters. The term carat refers to weight not size, so a one-carat diamond doesn't need to conform to specific measurem... More »

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Individual diamond prices vary and depend on the characteristics of each stone. Established in the 1940s, the grading system currently in use weighs each stone's color, clarity, cut and carat weight in determining its pr... More »

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An iridium ring is a piece of jewelry that is made out of the precious metal iridium and worn around the finger. Iridium is one of the platinum metals. It's rare and expensive because it's the most corrosion-resistant me... More »

A 4-carat diamond ring is a ring whose diamond or diamonds add up to a total of 4 carats. The ring can have a solitary diamond, a larger diamond surrounded by smaller diamonds, or a grouping of diamonds that are all the ... More »

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To find a good 1-carat engagement ring, a person needs to understand the four "Cs," carat, cut, clarity and color. If a diamond is not the only stone the person is interested in, there are alternatives such as birth ston... More »

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In a pave diamond setting, small diamonds are placed close to each other, virtually covering the underlying metal. This arrangement gives the appearance that the piece is entirely made of diamonds. Pave diamond settings ... More »

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