A Carat expresses the weight of the diamond, and is often confused with size.
Carat Weight does not determine diamond value alone.
Two diamonds of equal weight can vary in price if a there is a difference in quality of; cut, color, and clarity.
1.00ct is equal to 0.20 grams.
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A diamond is proportionate to the finger size. The smaller the finger, the larger a diamond will appear.
Most retail jewellery features diamonds that are 1.00 carat or less. The rarity of larger diamonds is reflected in the price.