Can you accidentally chip a diamond?

Can you accidentally chip a diamond?

Can you accidentally chip a diamond?

Even though diamonds are hard, like 58 times harder than corundum, the next hardest mineral on earth, you can still chip the edges (or girdle) of your diamond. Hitting your ring at just the right angle with just the right impact could chip the diamond.

What happens if a diamond is cracked?

If it is cracked, then it may also be loose in the setting, since a blow sufficient to crack a diamond could also easily damage small prongs of gold or platinum.

Can a jeweler tell how old a diamond is?

Jewelry professionals can identify the time period of a diamond by examining the shape and facets of the stone. Diamond cuts have evolved from early old mine diamond cuts to today's brilliant cut diamonds. Trained professionals will be able to analyze the diamond to determine the approximate afe of the diamond.

Is it possible for a diamond to crack?

Plus it’s very rare to actually crack a diamond, and usually when it really does happen, it’s caused by striking the diamond with just the right amount of force and pressure at just the right angle. And if you did hit it that hard to actually break it, believe me, you’d know it!

Can a diamond be damaged by an accidental knock?

Well, let me calm you down by saying that it is relatively difficult for a diamond to get damaged in an accidental knock. In fact, what you think you are seeing as a problem in your ring may actually have nothing to do with cracks or a chipped diamond.

Can a 2 carat diamond be ripped off?

If you behave like a cheapo with unrealistic expectations like buying a 2 carat diamond for $2,000, you can expect to get ripped off and receive an industrial grade diamond. By paying more for quality and shopping smartly, you indirectly buy yourself a better looking diamond that offers long-long years of durability and enjoyment.

Is it worth it to replace a chipped Diamond?

You will quickly find out if your Chipped stone is worth anything and if you should do it. Also know, that if your Diamond was Insured, most Insurance Companies DO pay the cost to have these stones replaced. That’s cool! Check with your agent to see if your plan covers replacing damaged Diamonds (if not, have it added for future problems).


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