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Diamond Carat Weight

Understanding Diamond Carat Weight: Background, Units of Measurement, and Pricing

Understanding Diamond Carat Weight: Background, Units of Measurement, and Pricing

Where did the term “Carat Weight” come from? Before the days of standardized weights, merchants had to rely on natural objects that were fairly common. Dried seeds were most favored for small weights, especially if they did not fluctuate much in weight from seed to seed. The dry grain of wheat, simply known as the […]