Over the past couple of weeks, people from my extended circle have either tied the knot or just got engaged. Just the other weekend, an old acquaintance popped the question to his high school sweetheart with a diamond so big that my friends and I couldn’t help but discuss about it. As we tried searching for a clear Instagram photo to examine the rock further, we only managed to find one that's probably filtered with a VSCO preset that made the ring appear slightly less brilliant.
Now, on the topic of examining diamonds, here’s a handy infographic from Homeconsigncenter.com to help you with the big Cs—cut, clarity, color, and carat. It's what every girl needs to know about her best friends.