Is a 1-carat topaz the same size as a 1-carat diamond?

Answer A 1-carat topaz is usually bigger than a 1-carat diamond. Carat weight is related to a gem's mineral composition and density, not its mass, and density differs among gemstones. A diamond's density ... Read More »

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What is the value of a one carat diamond?

When determining the value of diamonds, it is important to pay careful attention to not only carat weight, but also to cut, clarity and color. For that reason, it is difficult to classify all one c... Read More »

How big is a 3-carat diamond?

A 1-carat diamond weighs 200 milligrams. The density of diamond is 3.5 to 3.53 grams per cubic centimeter. A 3-carat diamond therefore has a volume of about 0.167 to 0.171 cubic centimeters and wei... Read More »

How big is a .65 carat diamond?

A carat is measure of a diamond's weight and does not accurately reflect a diamond's size. The size of a diamond will vary based on the exact carat weight and the manner in which it is cut. A round... Read More »

How big is a 2-carat diamond?

A 2-carat brilliant-cut (round) diamond is typically about 8.2mm wide and weighs approximately 400mg. Because every diamond is unique, it will vary slightly from the standard weight approximation o... Read More »