The cost per carat of a diamond is a key measure when purchasing diamonds, especially for assessing the value and comparing prices across different sizes and qualities. This calculator provides a simple way to determine the cost per carat based on the total price and carat weight.

## How to Use the Diamond Cost Per Carat Calculator

Follow these steps to calculate the cost per carat:

- Enter the total cost of the diamond.
- Input the carat weight of the diamond.
- Click the 'Calculate Cost Per Carat' button to get your result.

### Formula for Cost Per Carat

The formula for determining the cost per carat is:

**Cost Per Carat = Total Diamond Cost / Carat Weight**

This formula helps you accurately determine the cost per carat and compare diamond prices easily.

### Example Calculation

For example, if you purchase a diamond for $10,000 that weighs 2 carats, the cost per carat is:

**$10,000 / 2 = $5,000 per carat**

This way, you can better understand the pricing breakdown.