Cubic zirconias are more reflective than glass or crystal so they sparkle like diamonds. Clearly, I wasn't up to date on fashion trends. Admittedly, my fashion choices are influenced by the fact that I live in the Midwest.
Explanation of Cut, Color and Clarity of This Diamond
Cut Quality Good cut diamonds have very good proportions and are cut to reflect a large amount of light. Good cut diamonds exhibit a considerable measure of fire and brilliance. This diamond cut is generally created in order to save carat weight. Some bargains can be found in this category.
Color Color grade I is in the middle of the near colorless category. Typically a trained professional will be able to discern the presence of color. Some people prefer warmer colors like I. When I color diamond is set in yellow gold jewelry used with yellow gold bezel, the diamond will appear as gorgeous as any of the higher graded stones.
Clarity VS1 diamonds have very small inclusions. Usually an experienced grader does not find any internal faults, but does not have great difficulties to see the inclusions when he moves the diamond a little from side to side. Typical inclusions of this group are small, light clouds or small light cracks on the girdle.