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Elsa Jewelry's Diamond Buyers Guide - Perfect Diamonds

Diamond Clarity

Diamond Certificates

Diamond certificates from independent organizations such as the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) provide a diamond grading report, that gives you valuable information about the 4 C's that were taken into consideration when the diamond was priced.

It's important that you be sure to get the diamond's certificate that you are interested in.

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Reasons to have Diamond Certificates

How do you know your diamond is certified?

Certificates and Appraisals

While understanding the 4 C’s in determining how to buy a diamond, you should also learn how to read diamond certificates. These certificates describe in detail the facts about the diamond in its unmounted state. Perhaps you have a specific diamond you want to have professionally appraised by an independent organization.

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Diamonds are Forever

diamond anniversary ringSome time ago you both made a promise. A promise to each other. Now it’s time to recognise that you both meant that promise, and that now you both still mean it.

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Diamond Clarity

Evaluating a Diamonds Clarity

Clarity is an important feature of a diamond, and it is noteworthy to know how to grade the clarity of a diamond prior to buying one. It is really quite simple to learn how to grade the clarity of diamonds.

There are fundamentally two things that you must understand in the clarity of diamonds. Diamonds with visual inclusions and flaws, and those that are "eye clean" implying that there are no inclusions or flaws that can be seen with the naked eye. And then the clarity of a diamond is further analyzed into subclasses. Some people erroneously believe that the diamonds clarity pertains to how clear it is. This is not so. Clarity really pertains to the internal and external defects of the diamond.diamonds clarity chart The best diamonds, as might be expected, get a grade of FL or IF, Flawless or Internally Flawless, this means that it is perfect. A grade of I-1, I-2 or I-3 signifies that the diamond is imperfect, with a grade of I-3 being the most defective. Other grades are VVS1 and VVS2, which means that the diamond is very, very slightly defective. VS1 and VS2, meaning the diamond is very slightly imperfect; SI-1 and SI-2, which means that the diamond is slightly imperfect.

We've all heard that a diamonds cut, carats and clarity are important considerations when buying diamonds, but most of us have no idea what that really means. Therefore, we are giving you a little explanation of each so that you can be armed with a bit of information the next time you buy a diamond.


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