Carat (often seen abbreviated as ct) refers to the weight of one diamond. Carat should not to be confused with karat which refers to the pureness of gold and gold alloys.
Diamond Carat Facts
Carat weights are also expressed as points with a one carat diamond equalling 100 points.
- one ct = 100 points
- three-quarter ct = 75 points
- half ct = 50 points
- quarter ct = 25 points
One-hundredth of a carat is also referered to as a point.
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