Ultimately, you want a diamond that has a balance between the Four C's. The Marriage of Bakelite and Lucite showed itself in Two-tone Flatware and Costume Jewelry and is not limited to solids only. If you can, have a look around Grandmas or Moms Kitchen and Jewelry Box.
Explanation of Cut, Color and Clarity of This Diamond
Cut Quality Ideal cut refers to the angles and proportions of a diamond that satisfy very precise mathematical formulas. The result is that the the ideal cut diamond internally reflects most light from one mirror-like facet to another and disperse and reflect it through the top of the stone. This results in a display of brilliance and fire, thereby placing ideal-cut diamonds higher on the quality pyramid than deep or shallow-cut diamonds.
Color D color diamonds are absolutely colorless. D is the highest color grade. Natural diamonds of this color grade are extremely rare and expensive.
Clarity Typically VS2 diamonds have minuscule inclusions. Inclusions in VS2 clarity grade should be mainly light-colored and completely invisible to the naked eye. Very small dark inclusions are allowable under the girdle when view under 10x magnification. Diamonds in VS2 category are great choice for people looking to balance high clarity and affordable price.