Carat is the weight unit of diamonds. Every Carat is split into 100 points, which means that each point is a hundredth part of a carat. Industry officials generally use the term points. For example, a diamond weighing a Carat and 12 points weigh 1.12 Carat. The diamond’s value is affected by its size because bigger diamonds are rarer, and so their value is increased with their size. Notice that the weight is only one criterion and that there are other qualities to the diamond that affect its value.
We try to keep the raw diamond’s maximal weight while polishing it, while paying attention to these critical weights, like: