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Diamond Buying Guide

When finding your perfect ring you will need to consider the personality of the person you are buying for, will they want something super sparkly or something understated. Will they need something practical that they can wear every day or will they not be able to wear a ring to work?

About our diamond buying guide

Wondering how to buy a diamond ring? Whether you’re confused by carat and colour, or unclear about clarity and cut, our diamond ring guide has you covered. Through this guide, you will learn about the 4Cs of diamond buying, diamond certification and more – including information about our conflict free diamonds.

So, to kick start our buying guide, find out some basic information on diamonds including how they are formed and more.

How are diamonds formed?

Naturally mined diamonds are formed at a high temperature deep inside the Earth – approximately 87-120 miles down into the Earth. Volcanic eruptions are responsible for bringing the diamonds closer to the surface of the Earth, where they are then extracted by miners. The name ‘diamond’ derived from the Greek word 'adámas' – which means ‘unbreakable’.

Find out more about how to buy a diamond ring from our ring buying guide. Navigate through the tabs above to find out more about the 4Cs of diamond buying, diamond certification and more. Alternatively, get in touch with a member of our expert team now for diamond buying advice.