Diamonds can be used to celebrate and mark special occasions
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Clarity

Most diamonds contain some inner flaws or inclusions that develop as the stone forms in nature. The visibility, number and size of these inclusions determine the clarity of a diamond.

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Whilst inclusions and blemishes do lower the clarity grade of a diamond, they're also proof of a diamond's identity and are regarded as a diamond 'fingerprint'. No two diamonds are exactly the same and the inclusions in your diamond make it unique.

The clarity grade is based on what can be seen when the diamond is examined using 10x magnification.

All of our diamond clarity is at least l3 or above, unless stated otherwise.

Colour

The colour of a diamond is one of the major factors to consider because it's probably the most noticeable feature.

  • The finest and most expensive diamonds are absolutely colourless.
  • Diamonds are graded on a colour scale established by the GIA, which ranges from D (colourless) to Z (light yellow).
  • Each letter after D indicates increasing amounts of yellowish tint to the stone. The differences from one grade to the next can be very subtle.
  • Most Argos diamonds are guaranteed colour J, which is near colourless on the grading scale.
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