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Learn how diamond carat weight affects size and price. Compare actual size diamonds of different carat weights using a printable size chart.

How the Carat Became the Global Standard of Measuring Precious Stones?

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It all began thousands of years ago when traders set out to define a standard for measuring a unit of weight. It had to be uniform and readily available to everyone. So they turned towards natural products like plants to set identical standards, Carob being preferred for its uniformity.

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