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Diamond Education

Diamond Education

Some jewelers try to make diamonds complicated. We make them easy. You have enough choices in diamonds to get what you want at a price you can afford, so tell us what's most important to you and we'll help you find it. What are friends for?

Yelton Diamond Education Ring


Of all the 4Cs, cut has the greatest effect on a diamond's beauty. In determining the quality of the cut, the grader evaluates the cutter's skill in the fashioning of the diamond; technology. The more precise the cut, the more captivating the diamond is to the eye.


Gem-quality diamonds occur in many hues. In the range from colorless to light yellow or light brown. Colorless diamonds are the rarest. Other natural colors (Blue, Red, Pink for example) are known as fancy - their color grading is different than from the white diamonds.


Diamonds can have internal characteristics known as inclusions or external characteristics known as blemishes. Diamonds without inclusions or blemishes are rare; however, most characteristics can oly be seen with magnification.


The carat is the diamond's physical weight measured in metric carats. One carat equals 1/5 gram and is subdivided into 100 points. Carat weight is the most objective of the 4Cs. It involves no estimates, comparisons or judgments.

The fifth C: Confidence

Yelton Diamond Education RingWhen you shop smart - with one of the Better Business Bureau'stop jewelers - you will feel confident in your decision. You know that the jeweler is qualified to describe the characteristics of you diamond, so you could make the choice that is right for you.

Finding Quality Diamonds is easy with Yelton Fine Jewelers!

Our Top 10 Reasons not to
buy a diamond online:

10 Seeing is believing. A purchase this important deserves a close inspection. Would you buy a car without test driving it? Would you really marry her without going on a date? You can't even look though a microscope online. At Yelton Fine Jewelers, you can do that and more.
9 You're going to have questions. When trying to find the perfect diamond or ring, do you really want to click on a FAQs page and hope the answer is there?
8 We promise to find you the perfect ring! At 7,000 square feet the selection at Yelton Fine Jewelers is extensive and unique. Even if we have to design and make it ourselves!
7 Diamonds are like people:they can be more photogenic in person.
6 Diamonds are not "one size fits most". Variations in diamonds matter. The experts at Yelton Fine Jewelers will help educate you and then find what you want most in your price range.
5 Credibility. Who are you really doing business with? What are their credentials and associations? Yelton Fine Jewelers is family owned and operated and proud members of the a href=" target="_blank">Better Business Bureau. We've also been honored with their highest overall rating of an A+ accredited business (
4 Perfectly matched wedding bands. You're going to need them - and we've got them! The engagement ring is only half of the story guys.
3 Lifetime diamond trade-up program. What doesn't fit the budget today may fit the budget tomorrow.
2 She's special. Did you know almost 90% of fiancees will lie to family and friends about where their engagement ring came from? Why? Because she not only wants to be proud of her ring but she wants them to know that you cared enough to give her the best! Does she really want "" or some "discount club"? Be a hero and make her proud (and her friends jealous!)
1 FREE cleaning, appraisals and service for life comes from Yelton Fine Jewelers; including sizing and rhodium plating. Try finding that online!
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