What is P2 diamond clarity?

What is P2 diamond clarity?

P2: Inclusions – with very limited effect on the brilliance of the diamond. P3: Large inclusions that are clearly visible to the naked eye and have a definite effect on the brilliance of the diamond and therefore on the overall value of the diamond.

What is a grade 2 diamond?

A diamond with a clarity grade of 1 or 2 (VVS1 or VVS2) has minute inclusions that are difficult for a skilled grader to see under 10x magnification.

Which clarity is the best for diamonds?

For diamonds over 2 carats, a clarity grade of VS2 or higher is the safest bet for avoiding any signs of visible inclusions. In diamonds between 1 and 2 carats, clarity grades of SI1 or better will not have inclusions easily visible to the naked eye.

What is the best grade of diamond?

FL (or Flawless) is the highest grade for clarity. An FL diamond has no imperfections even when magnified 10x by a professional. For color, D or completely colorless diamond is the highest grade. While flawless and colorless diamonds are extremely rare, cut determines a diamond’s true value.

Is there a grading system for a diamond?

Yes. The GIA Diamond Cut Grading System, introduced in 2005 after years of extensive research, assigns one of five grades to describe the overall cut quality of a standard round brilliant diamond in the GIA D-to-Z color range. How can I be sure that a GIA grading report is authentic?

What does VS2 mean on a diamond grade?

VS2 Clarity Grade VS2 clarity means that the diamond has small inclusions which are not visible to the naked eye, but that could be seen under 10x magnification by a trained eye. These inclusions are considered very minor and shouldn’t affect the diamond’s visual appearance.

What are the 4 C’s of diamond grading?

Diamond Grading: The 4 C’s The 4 C’s, when referring to diamond value, are color, clarity, carat weight and cut. All four factors are equally important in determining the final cost of a diamond. The criteria for diamond grading, most respected internationally, was developed by the Gemological Institute of America (the G.I.A.).

Which is the best clarity grade for a diamond?

That’s why one of the best ways to maximize your diamond budget is to find an eye clean diamond of the lowest clarity grade possible – usually this means a VS2 or SI1 diamond. Another great way is to use our diamond search engine to find super sparkly diamonds that can help hide inclusions like we can see with this 9.6 cut score SI1 diamond.