Stones that adhere to these very precise formulas are considered to have an ideal make an will cost more than other diamonds because of the extra time and skill required to cut them, and because more diamond rough is lost in cutting. These symbols, such as the Ichthys, anchor, and dove, are the oldest symbols used in Christian jewelry. Because of these special qualities the ancient symbols of faith are making a huge resurgence in Christian jewelry and fashion.
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 Diamonds of H color are almost colorless. H color is the second best grade of in near colorless category. To see the presence of color one would place such diamonds against flat white background. Some presence of either yellow, brown or gray tint should be noticeable.
Clarity VVS1 diamonds have extremely small inclusions, completely invisible to the naked eye. Typically under strong magnification such inclusions appear as minute white dots and are difficult to spot. VVS1 category diamonds are the perfect choice for people looking for perfection and purity.