Buying Designer Diamond Jewellery Online
Buying a diamond is by no means a casual buy for anyone. Though many people might think that buying diamonds online is ‘risky’ but it is actually the opposite. There are many aspects which make buying diamonds online much easier and safer than offline purchase.
Buying diamond jewellery online with a credit card does actually protect you against fraudulent use. You can inform the merchant beforehand that if the diamond thus delivered doesn’t fit the specifications mentioned by him previously then you will issue a chargeback unless the money is refunded. In case a chargeback is not issued then it should be reported to the credit card company who in turn will start with the process of chargeback.
You also get to select from a wide range of varieties online. While in a shop you can see only the limited varieties that the merchant has, in an online portal you will have the privilege to go through hundreds of catalogues since in most cases the entire wholesalers’ list is put up on the site. The merchant need not prepare an entire sample of designer diamond jewellery and put up, only an image of the designer diamond jewellery is sufficient for the buyer to analyze and select.
Prices are cheaper online. Since you can easily compare prices of online merchants, they fight amongst themselves and try and offer you a better deal than the other dealer. It makes the buyers’ life easier!
But apart from these financial benefits one should also read the specifications such of the cut, clarity, color and carat thoroughly. These are the most important parameters to select diamond jewellery.
The cut of a diamond is the most crucial factor that determines the brilliance of a diamond. It needs the perfection of an experienced diamond cutter to create such a piece. A well cut diamond is the one that is neither too shallow or too deep and just appropriate to scintillate right mixture of light from the piece of the designer diamond jewellery.
The diamonds are also numbered according to their clarity. Lesser the number of inclusions in the diamond more is the clarity and more valuable it is. The inclusions in the diamond actually deviates the path of light and lets it pass through the diamond which lessens the sparkle in it. The ones with best clarity are rated as VVS1 or VVS2 while the ones with lesser clarity are rated as I1, I2 or I3.
The color of diamond is usually measured in the scale of D to Z with D being the rarest quality and z being a poor quality. The brown or other fancy colored diamonds are graded on a different scale. Extremely low quality (brown-like) diamonds are also marketed as chocolate diamonds!
The scale of Carat is used to measure the size of the diamond. But one should keep in mind that its not always that bigger the diamond, better it is. It also depends on various others above mentioned parameters. Therefore while shopping for designer diamond jewelries just check the given parameters, shop online and cherish for a lifetime.
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