The majority of diamonds appear colorless, but in actual fact they nearly always have a subdued color tone of some kind. Colorless stones are very rare and precious. Color scale according to the Gemological Institute of America (GIA):
As pioneers of the industry and sensitive to its surroundings, the Facet group is currently a member of the Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC), an international non-profit organization that promotes ethical, social and environmental practices in the diamond, gold and platinum metal industry through the entire supply chain. Furthermore, the company continues to push for honesty and the best possible business practice.
Facet Barcelona guarantees that all its diamonds have been verified through exhaustive quality controls with the latest technology in the market. We deal with the identification of synthetic diamonds thanks to specialized precision instruments, which allow us to obtain molecular information of a precious stone and differentiate between natural and synthetic diamonds. This process allows us to certify that only natural diamonds were used in all our jewelry collections, as specified in our natural diamond guarantee stamp.
Trust, innovation and professionalism are the main values on which we base our development and growth. Being aware of human rights, we carefully and respectfully adhere to the standards communicated by the United Nations Global Compact. www.unglobalcompact.org.
Facet Barcelona is, in addition, in agreement with the guarantee system (Sdg) that ensures that our diamonds have been obtained from trusted sources. We guarantee that these diamonds are conflict free, protected by the reciprocal guarantee system established by the Kimberley process. The Kimberley process regulates safe business practice in the diamond world.
All of our white gold jewelry complies with the REACH EN 1811/2011 community directives by being manufactured with palladium alloy and 0% nickel. As well as this, they are accommpanied by a certificate of authenticity, guaranteeing that only high quality materials and natural diamonds were used in the creation process.
Our values and guarantees are visible in the engraving present in each one of our pieces.
Each diamond has its own unique and natural characteristics, there are no two the same. The purity of each stone is measured according to the rules of the International Diamond Council (IDC).
The beauty of a diamond depends on how the light reflects off of it. The most common is the ´brilliant-cut´ which has 58 facets, but there are many more.
The weight of a diamond is measured in carats. Although all diamonds are rare, the bigger the diamond, the more precious and valuable it will be.