The bottom point of the diamond. It may be polished in some stones. Sometimes, a cutter may choose to make the culet a surface instead of a point.


 The upper portion or the top of a diamond. As the diamond catches the light, the job of the crown is to split the light entering the diamond into white light, which gives the stone its brilliance, and colored light, which gives it fire, or...


Diamonds are graded on a color scale established by the Gemological Institute of America (GIA). A diamond’s color ranges from “D” which is no color, to Z, which is a light yellow. The closer a diamond comes to being colorless, the more valuable it is.  A diamond with...

Cluster Setting

This setting surrounds a larger center stone with several smaller stones. It is designed to create a beautiful larger ring from many smaller stones.

Channel Setting

A popular choice for wedding and anniversary bands, a channel setting will set the stones right next to each other with no metal separating them.