What Do 1 Carat Loose Diamonds Actually Look Like?

Author Lynelle Schmidt
Date Jul 28, 2014

You may have heard at some point that an important factor to consider when buying loose diamonds is the carat size. A lot of women dream of having the largest diamond in their engagement ring, and carat size plays a huge role in making that dream a reality.

But what do 1 carat vs 3 carat loose diamonds actually look like? It's hard to imagine sometimes what carat size means relative to loose diamonds when you don't have someone showing you in person.

Here is a scale that you can use to really get a good understanding of what the different carat sizes all look like relative to one another:

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