Diamond Grading Reports
Many diamond grading reports provide facts and information relating to the diamond you have purchased. A typical diamond grading report details the following:
- Carat Weight
- Size, symmetry and proportions
- Clarity Grade
- Color Grade
But would you understand the meaning of a grading report stating that the diamond was clarity VS2 and the color E with a faint level of fluorescence? All the diamond grading charts are detailed below to help you through the minefield of buying a diamond!
Diamond Grading - The Quality of the Diamond
The quality of a diamond is determined by a number of different methods including the famous 4 C s of diamond grading (Cut, Color, Clarity and Carat Weight). This diamond grading system provides an excellent guide to the quality of a diamond. The numbers, sizes, colors, locations and visibility of any inclusions and / or blemishes in a diamond can also effect the grading and quality of a diamond. This page details the grading systems and charts relating to diamond clarity, color grading for white or colorless diamonds, carat weight and a diamond fluorescence grading chart.
Diamond Grading - Clarity Grading
The majority of Diamond Inclusions cannot be seen by the human eye so systems have been developed to grade diamond clarity. The different types of diamond grades reflecting clarity are detailed on the Diamond Clarity Chart. Diamond grading on a Diamond Clarity Chart ranges from high quality, rare and expensive flawless to imperfect and cheap diamonds. As the majority of inclusions cannot be seen by the naked eye they are located by a jeweller under a 10 power magnification and then graded according to their clarity. The grading and levels are described on the Clarity Chart. An excellent grading guide when choosing diamonds.