Pink sapphires are becoming the answer to the pink diamond. There are several tests in determining Authentic Antique and Vintage Bakelite Jewelry using Formula 409, Hot Water, Simichrome Polish and a Q-Tip. This is also true for Rhinestones in Vintage Costume Jewelry where prong set ones are valued higher than glued in ones.
Explanation of Cut, Color and Clarity of This Diamond
Cut Quality The ideal cut diamond is a very precise mathematical equation, where diamond proportions and angles are cut to optimize the diamond's superlative optical properties, in particular it's high refractive index and color dispersion, to create a diamond of unequaled beauty with perfect balance of brilliance and fire. In layman's terms, the diamond is cut to make it the most beautiful diamond so it retains its intrinsic value.
Color Diamonds of H color are almost colorless. H color is the second best grade of in near colorless category. To see the presence of color one would place such diamonds against flat white background. Some presence of either yellow, brown or gray tint should be noticeable.
Clarity VVS1 clarity diamonds are very, very slightly included grade one. diamonds of VVS1 clarity have exceptionally small inclusions that are very difficult to see under 10x magnification. At 30x magnification the inclusions will be barely perceptible. Only a flawless or internally flawless diamond will have a higher clarity grade.