Shape Diamonds are unique and so is the shape. Shape plays a vital role and is also important factors in its overall look of the diamond and also contributes to its overall value. The shape is the diamond\'s general look of the diamond; every shape has a specific format in which they are faceted.
Carat weight The carat is a unit of mass or weight equal to 200 mg. Nowadays electronic scales used to for measuring diamonds, gemstones and pearls. Carat weight is one of the important factors determining the price of the diamond.
Colour The colour-grading Scale detirmined bt the GIA begins with D (Colourless) and contunuies till Z (light Yellow).
Clarity Clarity describes the size and number of inclusions in a diamond; all the clarity grades are determined by the appearance of inclusions to an experienced grader when viewed from above at 10x magnification.
Cut For Grading, the Cut Grade is determined by the proportions i.e. the angles of a polished gem and the relationship between them. The cut grade applies only to round brilliant cut diamonds.
Polish Polishing reffres to the polish on the surface of the gem. This quality of a affects the way light enters, and exits from, the gem.
Symmetry Symmetry refers to how well the facets are aligned to each other. The excelent symmetrical the diamond, the more fire and brilliance the gem will exibit.
Measurements A round cut diamond is comprised of 58 individual facets (flat, geometric shapes).
Depth % Depth percentage refers to the total height of a diamond, measured from the table to the culet, in relation to the diamond\'s diameter.
Table % Table percentage refers to the size of the table facet, the flat surface at the top of a diamond, in relation to the diamond\'s diameter.
Girdle A round cut diamond is comprised of 58 individual facets (flat, geometric shapes).
Culet A round cut diamond is comprised of 58 individual facets (flat, geometric shapes).
Fluorescence Fluorescence Some diamonds when exposed to an ultraviolet light source display a visible light called fluorescence.