The diamond differs from these in its crystal form, which accounts for the desirable properties that have made it so highly prized, its hardness, which gives it unsurpassed wearability, its brilliance, and fire. The cross is of course the most recognizable symbol of Catholic jewelry, and with so many variations it is easy to find one with a special personal meaning. Usually worn on necklaces, saint medals are a reminder of a patron saint's triumphs and sacrifices, as well as an evocation of his or her protection.
Explanation of Cut, Color and Clarity of This Diamond
Cut Quality Diamonds of premium cut proportions are almost as good as ideal. Most people will not be able to distinguish an idea cut from premium. Less diamond material is lost in the process of cutting thus making the diamonds less expansive then ideally cut ones. In short premium cut reflects almost as much light as the ideal-cut, but for a lower price.
Color To most people G color diamonds will look absolutely colorless unless the diamonds of better color grade are used as a reference. Diamonds of G color grade offer an excellent trade off between diamond quality and affordability. GIA certified G color diamonds look exceptionally beautiful in platinum settings and make an excellent investment.
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.