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0.5 Carat Diamonds

Half-carat diamonds are among our most popular, commonly used in engagement rings, necklaces, and earrings. They make a dazzling statement without breaking your budget. This size comes in a traditional round cut, as well as all nine of our fancy shapes. Maximize the brilliance of your 0.5-carat diamond by choosing an ideal or Astor cut.
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FAQs about 0.5 Carat Diamonds

What is a carat?

A carat is a unit of measurement that refers to the weight of a diamond. The carat of the diamond affects the price of the diamond more than any other of the 4Cs.

How much is a half-carat diamond?

The cost of any diamond is based on a number of factors, including carat, cut, color, and clarity. Depending on these factors, a half-carat diamond value can range anywhere from a few hundred dollars to a few thousand dollars.

What size is a half-carat diamond?

Because a carat is a measurement of weight, not size, a half-carat diamond size varies based on the cut of the diamond. For a round cut, a 0.5 carat diamond averages 5.1mm in diameter. Refer to our diamond size chart to learn more.

How do you make a diamond appear larger?

The two best ways to make a diamond appear larger than its actual carat weight are with the diamond’s cut and setting. A thin, delicate engagement ring setting will make the diamond seem larger in perspective. Featuring the diamond in a halo setting is another way to make a diamond appear larger.

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