GRADING OF COLORED GEMSTONES
"Beauty is in the eye of the beholder"
Unlike Diamonds, Every colored gemstone is unique by nature. Like people, no two colored gemstones are identical, which makes it unfavorable to follow a standard grading system for all colored gems. People have different preferences when it comes to things like art, music, and wine. The same is true of colored gemstones. Ultimately, beauty is in the eye of the beholder.
Beyond the classification of 4 C's, colored gemstones are also known for their fifth C, Character - which distinguishes them from Diamonds. Every colored gemstone has a characteristic color & clarity. Choosing between the right shades of color requires the eye of an eagle & expertise of an experienced gemologist.
Essentially, there are no rooted parameters to describe the enchanting, talismanic and emotional engagement of coloured gemstones. As such, coloured gemstones allow us to express our own tastes and individuality and to choose the gemstone that has the most meaning to us – a deeply personal experience. Your gemstone is there to provide you with pleasure, so pick the one you like most.