Once the rough diamonds have been liberated from their host rock (kimberlite), diamond sorters assess each diamond according to their natural characteristics, looking at their colour, size and shape. This takes great skill and years of training.
A select group of Diamantaires purchase specific allocations of rough diamonds from various sources, including from the De Beers Group of Companies.
3/ CUTTING & POLISHING
Forevermark demands only the very highest in cut criteria. Master craftsmen must devote consummate artistry and precise expertise to producing a diamond of Forevermark calibre.