Cost per carat is usually more for diamonds that have very good or excellent Polish. It is a lovely, brilliant gemstone but not as durable as sapphire. It is abundant, still very low priced, and one of the most attractive jewelry options for the near future.
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 K color is the first letter in faint yellow category. K color diamonds set in yellow gold settings look just fine. Go for a strong diamond fluorescence. It will compensate yellowish color effects. One may want to sacrifice diamond color for the sake of bigger size. K color diamonds are just perfect for that.
Clarity Inclusions and external blemishes in diamonds of SI1 clarity may be easy to spot under 10X power magnification. Location of the inclusions greatly affect their visibility to the naked eye. SI1 diamonds of good color produce as good of a sparkle as the more expansive VS graded stones of lower color. Excellent bargains may be fond in this category.