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FAQ - Diamonds - Frequently Asked Questions

What is the difference between Ct. and CTW. in diamonds?

The carat weight (ct) and the total carat weight (ctw) are not the same: Ct refers to the diamond carat weight of one single diamond in a piece of jewelry. Ctw refers to the 'total carat weight' or the weight of all the diamonds in that piece of jewelry.

Want to Learn More?

Here are some great resources...

Diamonds - The 4 C's

Diamonds and Gems - Stone Shapes

Diamonds - The Parts of a Diamond

Diamonds - The Ideal Proportions

Diamonds - Sizing chart - Millimeters to Carat weights

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