Carat weight of diamond
Carat – refers to the weight of the diamond, not the size. 1 carat = 200 milligrams = 0.2 grams. Sometimes, people are misunderstanding that a larger carat weight must be better than a smaller carat weight. Carat weight is not related to sparkle, a good cut makes the diamond how beautiful sparkle it is. Carat weight also known as points, as shown below: CARAT POINTS 1 carat = 100 points 3/4 carat = 75 points 1/2 carat = 50 points 1/4 carat = 25 points Melee = Less than 15 points
Every diamond comprises natural inclusions, the blemishes are appeared naturally. For Clarity, our principal suggestion is to ensure the diamond is eye clean, and that inclusions are not affected with light reflection. Most blemishes are not easy to find by human eye, can often be identified with the 10-power (10X) magnification. The GIA sets a Diamond’s Clarity grade to evaluate how clean a diamond is from both inclusions and blemishes. The Clarity is graded on the following scale: FL (Flawless) IF (Internally Flawless) VVS1 (Very, Very Slightly Included 1) VVS2 (Very, Very Slightly Included 2) VS1 (Very Slightly Included 1)...
Most people assume diamonds should appear colourless, however, most diamonds have a hint of faint yellow or light brown. To assess the value of diamonds, Colour is one of the major characteristics. The GIA established a comprehensive colour grading scale, grades diamonds from D to Z, D being the most colourless, Z containing noticeable brown or yellow tint. Colour determines how diamonds valued.
The Cutting of Diamonds
Cut refers to the quality of a diamond’s angles, proportions, symmetry, brilliance, scintillation and fire. These factors directly impact a diamond’s power to sparkle, along with its overall aesthetic appeal. A diamond’s proportions determine how light performs when it enters the diamond. If light enters through the crown and leaves through the pavilion, the diamond will look dark and unattractive. The perfect cut and good polish make better use of the light, and will be bright, colorful, and scintillating. The GIA grades Diamond Cut on the scale of Excellent, Very Good, Good, Fair and Poor. Excellent Cut: Only 3% of...