The better the CUT proportions, the better the diamond handles light to create sparkle. The 20th century ushered in machines which created jewelry and mass production began in manufacturing plants. During the mid 1900's jewelry artists began designing and creating their own specials lines of jewelry.
Explanation of Cut, Color and Clarity of This Diamond
Cut Quality Diamonds of premium cut proportions are almost as good as ideal. Most people will not be able to distinguish an idea cut from premium. Less diamond material is lost in the process of cutting thus making the diamonds less expansive then ideally cut ones. In short premium cut reflects almost as much light as the ideal-cut, but for a lower price.
Color I color diamonds are almost colorless. I color will be slightly detectable to the experienced eye. When cut to ideal proportions, the diamond will produce a warm intensity. I color diamonds are excellent value for the budget conscious and allow to save money or get a bigger diamond or a better cut.
Clarity VS1 diamonds have very small inclusions. Usually an experienced grader does not find any internal faults, but does not have great difficulties to see the inclusions when he moves the diamond a little from side to side. Typical inclusions of this group are small, light clouds or small light cracks on the girdle.