The Antique Gallery in Anchorage

Cut

​​The skill with which a diamond is cut determines how well it reflects and refracts light. Tthe balance of precision and craftsmanship unlocks a diamond's unique brilliance and luster.

The four C's to Beauty and Brilliance!

CLARITY
With most diamonds, there is more to it than meets the eye! The presence of natural inclusions and blemishes on and within a diamond impacts its appearance and value.

Color is the natural color or lack of color visible within a diamond. The amount of color present affects beauty and value.



Learn about diamonds

CARAT
Carat is the most visually apparent factor when comparing diamonds. A unique weight scale is used to measure gemstones, and this  affects their appearance and value.

Tel: 907 276-8986 Hours: Monday-Saturday 10am to 6pm, Sunday 12pm to 5pm 

Grading Methodology Notice


Diamonds are graded to the internationally accepted system for diamond grading based on color and clarity.  Weights and measurements are listed.


The color grade is established by comparison to an internationally accepted set of master diamonds, by no less than three graduate gemologists with concurring opinions.


The clarity grade is established by the assessment of no less than three graduate gemologists with with concurring opinion based on the internationally accepted system for  clarity grading.


The carat weight reflects the official weight of a diamond taken on a well calibrated electronic balance.