If you’re in the market for an engagement ring, you’ve more than likely heard about “the 4 C’s”. There are countless articles and resources – you may have even read ours! But where did the 4 C’s come from? Prior to the 1940’s, there was no grading system for diamonds. However, it was during this decade that a professor at the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) started teaching his students the 4 C’s. If you’d like to learn more about the history of the 4 C’s, click here to check out a blog from GIA on this very topic!
If you’re looking for the perfect ring, stop in to The Village Jeweler today, where we can help you navigate the 4 C’s, and pick the perfect piece!