If a dealer that you are speaking to you about a diamond is unwilling to produce a certificate or they tell you that it will be more expensive to purchase a certified diamond then don't do business with them, ever. Gold-plated describes jewelry with a layer of at least 10K gold bonded to a base metal. Here are some helpful guidelines to keep in mind when you are shopping for a jewelry gift to celebrate the next chapter of your special graduates life.
Explanation of Cut, Color and Clarity of This Diamond
Cut Quality Proportions of the premium cut diamonds are very close to ideal cut. Premium cut diamond may be close to the ideal cut proportions and look just identical. By all means such diamonds are considered well cut. In fact, many consumers cannot distinguish between the ideal cut diamond and the premium cut. Appearance of diamond is very subjective and cannot be fully evaluated just by their proportions along.
Color Color grade I is in the middle of the near colorless category. Typically a trained professional will be able to discern the presence of color. Some people prefer warmer colors like I. When I color diamond is set in yellow gold jewelry used with yellow gold bezel, the diamond will appear as gorgeous as any of the higher graded stones.
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.