Diamonds in Annapolis


Diamonds usually range in color from ice white to various shades of yellow or brown. 

By comparing its color to a set of master tones, a diamond is given a sale ranging from “D to Z.”  

It is recommended to buy it with a minimum of H color

which will give it a white appearance when mounted. 


The relative “purity” of a diamond helps determine its "rarity", and its cost or value.

The more "pure" a diamond is, the rarer it is.

The industry standard for "clarity" is what an "expert" can see internally in a diamond with a 10x loupe. 

A "flawless" diamond is one in which an expert cannot see any imperfection. 

Carat Weight 

Carat is often thought of as size when it actually is a measure of weight. One carat is equal to 200 milligrams.

Diamonds are most commonly referred to in “points.” 100 points equals one carat. 

For example, 75 points equals 3/4 of a carat. 


Cut refers to the angles and proportions an artisan creates in transforming a rough diamond into a polished diamond. 

These craftsmen can manipulate the polished facet surfaces to reflect the majority of light from one facet to another back

through the upper surface of a diamond, rather than have it “leak” out the bottom of the diamond.

This gives the diamond “fire, brilliance and scintillation,” which determines a diamond’s “beauty.”

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Engagement Rings

Adore Jewelers has a compelling assortment of gents, wedding bands and anniversary rings in 14 karat gold, 18 karat gold, platinum, palladium, titanium, Tungsten and stainless steel. Since we do our own stone setting and ring modification you are able to choose almost any size or shape diamond and put it into the engagement ring that suits your taste and budget.

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                    Annapolis, MD 21401

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