How much is a 1 carat D diamond?

How much is a 1 carat D diamond?

According to, a 1 carat diamond costs anywhere between $1,800 and $12,000. However, a quality diamond doesn’t just come down to size. When assessing stone value four very important factors are always taken into consideration – the four c’s of diamond quality: color, cut, clarity and carat.

Are D grade diamonds rare?

Did you know that colorless diamonds (D, E, F) are rare in nature and they only make up less than 1% of the world’s supply of diamonds? In fact, D color diamonds are highly sought after because they are perceived as the “perfect” color for an engagement ring.

How much is a grade D diamond?

A 1 carat D color diamond of excellent clarity and cut will cost in the region of $15,000 – $20,000. A 2 carat diamond of the same quality, though, is likely to cost somewhere around $80,000. The reason for the huge leap in value is that large diamonds of such high quality are extremely rare.

Is a grade D diamond good?

The D color grade is a good choice for round brilliant cut diamonds only if you have a very high budget that also allows you to spend on cut, clarity and carat weight. For yellow or rose gold settings, K to M color diamonds will offer the best combination of appearance and value for money.

What is the best grade of diamond?

The colorless diamonds are the best. The color is ranked between D-Z and the D grade signifies pure diamond with no color whereas Z means a lot of color. The best investments lie between D and H. The D grade has the highest value and appreciates within a relatively short period of time.

What is the highest grade diamond?

Diamonds are graded on a scale of D through Z following the grading system used by the Gemological Institute of America . The highest grade, D, is the purest white color, with each subsequent letter corresponding to a slightly darker shade, down to Z, the lowest color grade on the scale. Color in a diamond refers to the body tone of the diamond.

What is the highest quality diamond rating?

Mounted diamonds more than 0.30 ct in weight are evaluated at no higher than grade 4 (rarely grade 3). Within the international grading system, the highest clarity grade for mounted diamonds is VVS2.

What is a good quality diamond?

Good quality (color and clarity) is considered SI1 clarity and a G-H in color (as in these beautiful diamonds HERE). SI1, G-H is good. It’s an above-average diamond that’s very popular on the market.