Monday, September 17, 2012
Diamonds Are Forever...
Clarity: Meaning how many flaws or inclusions does it have. A diamond is a natural thing and inclusions are also natural and not always necessarily a deal breaker. In the case of this sweater it's an I-3, very heavily included.
Cut: The cut ensures the diamond shows of maximum brilliance. I'm going to rate this as a 3 which is "good". It's slightly slouchy, just the way I like my sweaters to be.
Color: Graded from no color at all "D", which is most desired, to "Z". Anything beyond a Z, and it's a colored diamond. I guess mine is a ZZZZ.
Carat: There are 5 carats in a gram. The word carat is derived from the seed of the carob tree pod. This sweater has got to be at least 10 carats. It's pure Merino wool. I'm rich!
sub par cut for more carats. Decisions, decisions...
I'm happy with my diamond sweater even though it's not flawless and I'm walking over to Patti's Visible Monday and Monday Mingle to show it off.
Please note: judging by the 4 C's (color, weight, brilliance, lack of flaws) only apply to diamonds and sweaters - not people.
Remember the Swap party is coming up this week. I'll open the link this Thursday, September 20th - Saturday September 22nd. See you there!