Diamond Jewelry 101 A diamond's value is based on four criteria. Calvin Klein a name we all recognize and a designer who is world renowned for his fabulous fashions. As a young boy in the 1940s Calvin was already pre-occupied with designing and sketching fashions for women.
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 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.