In case that you are wondering how you can find a perfect diamond, you must also learn something more about diamonds in general. As it has already been mentioned, four Cs are essential to diamonds: cut, color, clarity, and carat. Today we will be discussing cut into further detail, which will make it easier for you to understand what the perfect diamond should look like.
What Is In A Cut?
The four Cs determine diamond’s value, and just like other three Cs, a masterful cut will make a difference. The cuts of the diamond should interacts with its proportions, the overall finish and accentuate its beauty. Sometimes people confuse the cut of a diamond with the shape of a diamond, whereas in fact diamond cut is just a reference to how the diamond has been finished to accentuate its brilliance and beauty. It is also a sign of craftsmanship, rather than just playing shape of stone such as round or steep.
Can Diamond Cut Be Graded?
Just like with other four Cs, a diamond’s cut is also graded on a scale. This scale goes from 0 to 10, in which case zero is used to refer to ideal cut and then is used to describe a poor cut. Also, along with numeric descriptors, there are verbal descriptors, which are used to describe the quality of diamond cut, and these range from Ideal, Excellent, Very Good, Good, Fair and finally Poor.
What Does An Ideal Diamond Look Like?
An Ideal diamond has the finest cut. If the jeweler tells you that a diamond is an ideal, that means that it has the finest cut which should be recognized worldwide as the ideal of diamond cutting.Also, a diamond that has a better grade when it comes to diamond cut will also have more life and more sparkle. A cut might also affect diamond’s color and clarity. In that sense, the cuts will accentuate the beauty of the diamond, as well as its value. Sometimes smaller diamonds can appear slightly larger the naked eye when compared to a diamond similar in size, and this has everything to do with the quality of a cut.