The larger the diamond carat weight can be a factor the easier it is to see.
Diamond cut and clarity guide.
This is why expert and accurate assessment of diamond clarity is extremely important.
Diamond cut does not refer to a diamond s shape but to the proportion and arrangement of its facets and the quality of workmanship.
In step cut shapes such as emerald cut and asscher cut diamonds the shallow pavilion and open table accentuate the clarity of the stone and can make characteristics more easily visible.
Pre selected for exceptional quality the cut color and clarity of our loose diamonds are evaluated based on a standardized grading scale.
Each of the four c s carat weight cut color clarity is accompanied by a diamond chart illustrating the differences between grades.
To the naked eye a vs 1 and an si 2 diamond may look exactly the same but these diamonds are quite different in terms of overall quality.
We ll also bring together all the four cs of gem grading carat color cut and clarity and recommend combinations that work well.
Here you will learn how gia diamond grades are established and how those grades affect the diamond s price.
The amount of brilliance sparkle and fire in a diamond is determined by cut.
Every diamond certified by the gia undergoes a thorough independent evaluation.
The importance of diamond clarity is affected by the other diamond qualities such as shape and size.
While flawless and colorless diamonds are extremely rare cut determines a diamond s true value.
Also each loose diamond is accompanied by a grading report from either gia agsl or gemex independent diamond grading labs with stringent grading and certification guidelines.
An fl diamond has no imperfections even when magnified 10x by a professional.
Fl or flawless is the highest grade for clarity.
For color d or completely colorless diamond is the highest grade.
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Grades range from excellent to poor diamond carat refers to a diamond s weight.
We ll introduce you to our diamond clarity chart which contains information on clarity terminology and explains how professionals grade clarity.