Another reason that a diamond certificate is so important is that if you buy a higher quality diamond that you may decide to part with later it will be next to impossible to anywhere near what the stone is worth without the certification that it is what you say it is. But it is not all about personal preference and making a fashion statement. When Kate first arrived in New York she barely had two cents to rub together, but that didn't stop her from becoming the fashion editor for Mademoiselle magazine.
Explanation of Cut, Color and Clarity of This Diamond
Cut Quality Good cut diamonds reflects most light that enters the diamond, but not as must as a premium cuts. They are less expensive than the premium-cut. Roughly 25% of diamonds are good-cut based on cut quality. This grade represents an excellent balance between quality and price.
Color K color is the first letter in faint yellow category. K color diamonds set in yellow gold settings look just fine. Go for a strong diamond fluorescence. It will compensate yellowish color effects. One may want to sacrifice diamond color for the sake of bigger size. K color diamonds are just perfect for that.
Clarity VS2 Clarity diamonds are very slightly included grade two. VS2 diamonds have minor inclusions that are visible at 10x magnification. They are less expensive than the VS1 clarity grade because they exhibit slightly more inclusions. VS2 clarity diamonds make excellent choices for jewelry because the naked eye will not be able to detect any inclusions.