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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The first part of the book covers the four C's of capitalist dynamics: competing, combining, controlling, and capturing.
Matthews has developed the Adding Value Diamond model, playing off the traditional four C's of diamond evaluation.
In fact, those two phrases appear more often than any of the four C's above.
The four C's of diamonds might be color, cut, clarity and carat, but for jewel thieves the process of selecting a target involves so much more - daring, opportunity, an inside man, and the chance of a clean getaway and a huge payday.
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.
I counted all four C's (and one more, compassion) in force at that moment.
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).