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
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 -
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.