Clarity refers to the presence (or absence) of impurities, blemishes or other identifying
characteristics within a diamond. Clarity characteristics are what make every diamond
completely unique. There are no two diamonds that will have exactly the same inclusions
in the same location.
Carat is a term that refers to the weight of a diamond. Before the twentieth century, diamonds were measured by using the carob seed that is small and uniform and served as a perfect counter weight to the diamond. It is those original carob seeds which are the origin of the word carat we use today. Read More