If you're watching the budget, ask for a diamond of clarity of at least very slightly flawed (VS1 or VS-2) or higher, so that you still get a good gem without breaking your bank. The term is not a selling point in fashions of today as most attire has overlocked or serged seams. Some may think that vintage fashion is just a fancy way of saying second-hand or pre-loved.
Explanation of Cut, Color and Clarity of This Diamond
Cut Quality Good cut diamonds reflects most light that enters the diamond, but not as must as a premium cuts. They are less expensive than the premium-cut. Roughly 25% of diamonds are good-cut based on cut quality. This grade represents an excellent balance between quality and price.
Color Diamonds of G color are nearly colorless. G color diamonds may have a slight yellowish tint when viewed against white flat background. When set in platinum or white gold jewelry the presence of color will not be noticeable which makes diamonds in this color grade very popular.
Clarity VVS2 diamonds have very very small inclusions which, when viewed under 10X magnification by an expert, are difficult to be seen. The inclusions should be light colored. The features of the VVS2 clarity grade are exceptionally difficult to discern. Diamonds of this clarity appear to be perfect to an unaided eye.