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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 Diamonds of L color grade have very noticeable faint yellow tint. Such diamonds should be set only in yellow gold mountings. Diamonds in this category present an excellent cost-saving value for customer wishing to get the biggest diamond for their buck. Diamonds with very strong fluorescence are recommended of mask yellowish color effects.
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.