You may also choose from an array of estate platinum and gold engagement rings with unusual settings adorned with diamond and other gems. Many people are allergic to gold, silver, or platinum, or more commonly zinc or nickel, which are used as alloys in most jewelry. You don t have to worry about this with tungsten carbide jewelry, because tungsten carbide is hypoallergenic.
Explanation of Cut, Color and Clarity of This Diamond
Cut Quality Diamonds of premium cut are almost as good as ideal. While nature determines the color and clarity of a stone, diamond cut is dependent solely upon the skill of the cutter. Premium cut diamonds may be close to the ideal cut proportions and look just identical. Most people cannot distinguish between the two. However, there is a slight difference in quality and reduction in price over ideal cut diamonds.
Color H color grade diamonds are second best in a colorless category. Most H color diamonds have a very light yellow tint that may be more noticeable when the diamond is placed on a white surface. Such diamonds look beautiful in platinum and white gold and offer outstanding value.
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.