The clarity of a Diamond is the measurement and location of inclusions or flaws within the diamond. Using the flow of light we able to classify the clarity of a diamond using the following scale.
In this scale we measure the degree of internal inclusions and external blemishes. Inclusions can be small and/ or large, they can appear white and/or black; The more inclusions and the easier they are to detect determines the clarity grade.
Blemishes, on the other hand are external and are such things as scratches, nicks, abrasions and chips that may appear on the surface of the diamond.
Natural diamonds are the result of carbon exposed to tremendous heat and pressure deep in the earth. This process can result in a variety of internal characteristics called ‘inclusions‘ and external characteristics called ‘blemishes‘.
Evaluating diamond clarity involves determining the number, size, relief, nature, and position of these characteristics, as well as how these affect the overall appearance of the stone. While no diamond is perfectly pure, the closer it comes, the higher its value.
The GIA Clarity Scale has 6 categories, some of which are divided, for a total of 11 specific grades.
The clarity of a diamond is the measurement and location of inclusions or flaws within the diamond.
The carat measurement of a diamond is often confused with the size of the diamond, when in reality it is the weight.
The color of a diamond ranges from colorless to specific fancy colors. Including Pink, Blue, Red, and Green.
The better the diamond has been cut the better the make, thus the more beautiful the diamond will appear.
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