We begin October with a short Diamond Tutorial Blog Series, when you buy diamonds there”s often terminology and features you don”t understand. During the month we”ll be myth busting about some of these terms and proving you don”t need to be an expert to understand the world of .
Diamond Tutorial: What are Carbon Spots?
Carbon Spots: Often a term that”s misunderstood by people inside and on the periphery of the jewelry and diamond business. It”s an expression used to describe the appearance of simple inclusions or a cluster of inclusions in a diamond. The word refers to these marks (inclusions) that have a dark appearance, not those that are white or transparent in appearance. You”ll need a microscope in most cases to see. These dark inclusions are never visible to the naked or untrained eye, and rarely affect the brilliance or value of the diamond.