Four C's

Four C's

Informal for carat, cut, clarity, and color. The four Cs determine a diamond's value, with more carats, better cuts, greater clarity, and less color equating to a more expensive diamond.
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In fact, those two phrases appear more often than any of the four C's above.
This involves using the four C's, as described in detail in the third article of this series, "How to Select a Successor," JofA, Sept.
The Four C's of Successful Teaching: Consistency, Contingency, Compassion, & Courage, by B.
Most diamond buyers are familiar with the four C's (carat, clarity, colour and cut), as highlighted recently in GulfWeekly, but few of them know that the most important attribute is the latter.
To the untrained eye a diamond is just a sparkly stone but when it comes to diamond selection, it comes down to the four C's - cut, clarity, colour and carat.
Maestro Dobel Diamond Tequila is a blend of Reposado and Anejo tequilas balanced by the four C's we measure the valued jewel by: clarity (by using a proprietary filtering system), complexity (by blending differently aged tequilas), crispness (taste speaks for itself), and craftsmanship (it is handcrafted at every step).
He labels these factors the four C's (hence his title): consumers, newly empowered; content, now king; curation, helping manage overload; and convergence, revolutionizing everything.
SBA loans are a good deal for small business borrowers, but you must meet the four C's of commercial lending to be eligible for owner-occupied SBA financing:
This model completely ignores the balanced approach of the four C's in favor of overemphasis on only one of the C's--credit.
They probably could not relate the characteristics that determine a diamond's value: the four C's of carat, color, clarity, and cut.
Some loan officers recommend that potential buyers of a business carefully consider the four C's of credit: