Monopolistic as it is argument offered by DeBeers that keep even Russia in line is that diamonds are a luxury item, with an intrinsic value unmatched in any other such item, but the value can be maintained only by strict control. According to tradition, God gave gave Moses the Ten Commandments on tablets of Sapphire, making it the most sacred stone. This supposed divine Favor is why Sapphires often were the gem of choice for kings and high priest throughout history.
Explanation of Cut, Color and Clarity of This Diamond
Cut Quality The ideal cut diamond is a very precise mathematical equation, where diamond proportions and angles are cut to optimize the diamond's superlative optical properties, in particular it's high refractive index and color dispersion, to create a diamond of unequaled beauty with perfect balance of brilliance and fire. In layman's terms, the diamond is cut to make it the most beautiful diamond so it retains its intrinsic value.
Color J color diamonds are more or less colorless. J color will be slightly detectable to the experienced eye. When cut to ideal proportions, the diamond will produce a warm intensity. This diamond is an excellent value for the budget conscious. J-color diamonds are the least expensive of the near-colorless grades.
Clarity Diamonds of SI1 clarity are slightly included grade one. Inclusions in SI1 diamonds are easily identified through a strong loupe. Finding flaws in this category with the naked eye is difficult. The diamonds in this category maintain their integrity, depending on the location of the inclusions.