Diamond Jewellery: How to Measure Its Quality

diamond jewelleryDiamond jewellery Market is worth around $ US70 billion and with the growing wealth in Asian countries, it can grow further in the near future.

About one quarter of total $ US70B is purchased at the end of the year when people celebrate Christmas and New Year. Valentine Day is also the most popular time when people purchase these beautiful diamond jewelleries.

Some of the tips which you kept in mind before buy a diamond engagement ring include the clarity of the jewellery and its color. Always remember that quality of a diamond enhance its value.

Color of a diamond is the most important attribute. Basically shine of diamond jewellery depends upon the presence and absence of the color. Diamonds which appear colorless are put into grade “D” through “J”. These diamonds has high value.

Clarity of diamond is another important attribute. Diamond has high value if it is free from inclusions. Clarity of diamond rated according to the following scale:

  1. Diamond are rated FL impeccable if the internal or external finish flaws.
  2. IF (Internally flawless), if no internal defects.
  3. VVS1 (very slightly included).
  4. VVS2 (if it is hard to see inclusions under 10x magnification).
  5. VS1 (Very slightly included).
  6. VS2 (if it is hard to see inclusions under 10x magnification).
  7. SI1 (Slightly included).
  8. SI2 (easy to see inclusions under 10x magnification).