Differences in cutting can also affect the durability of a diamond. For example in the ancient Greek myth of Prometheus, the god Zeus uses a ring of unbreakable adamantine to forever bind Prometheus to a rock as punishment for giving the secret of fire to mankind. More often than not, however, ancient cultures recognized the ring as a symbol of emotional attachment.
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 Diamonds of E color are virtually colorless. Only less than 0.7% of natural diamonds have this color. Diamonds of this color grade will appear colorless even when observed face down against a flat white background.
Clarity VVS2 clarity diamonds are very, very slightly included grade two. diamonds of VVS2 clarity have very small inclusions that are difficult to see even under 10x magnification. Though the inclusions are not quite as imperceptible as in a VVS1-clarity diamond, this diamond still makes an excellent choice for those looking for a balance of exquisite clarity and affordable price.