The cut or 'make' of a stone is one of the most important of all diamond characteristics because it determines its brilliance. It refers to the angles and proportion of a diamond, as well as its polish and quality of faceting. more info
Diamonds act as prisms and can divide light into a spectrum of colours and reflect this light as colourful flashes referred to as fire. The more colourless a diamond is the more colourful the fire will appear. more info
Carat is often confused with size, but it is actually a measure of weight. The cut of a diamond can make it appear much larger or smaller than its actual weight. more info
Most diamonds have natural identifying characteristics referred to as inclusions. Clarity describes the presence or absence of inclusions within the diamond and blemishes on its surface. The less inclusions a diamond has, the more valuable it is. more info
Selini use the following diamond laboratories in Antwerp when certification is required; IGI, HRD and EGL.
Selini has a zero-tolerance policy towards conflict diamonds. We only purchase diamonds through highly respected suppliers, who like us, proudly adhere to and enforce the standards established by the Kimberley Process. All Selini diamonds are guaranteed to be conflict free. For more information about diamonds please visit www.diamondfacts.org