How to Choose Diamond - 5C
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How to Choose Diamond - 5C
Details of the 5 C’s, please click on the words
  4th C - C ut

Cut grading evaluate the appearance of natural diamonds, including their brightness, fire and scintillation/sparkle in addition to the cutting craftsmanship, symmetry, polishing and ratio of diamond facets.

Cut grades - Excellent, Very Good, Good, Fair and Poor.

Diamonds are cut into different shapes, round, marquise, oval, pear, heart and emerald the choice is largely a personal preference.

Diamond cutting affect the interaction of light through the facets, which reflect light and disperse the light entering the diamond into colorful colors releasing the ultimate dazzling beauty of natural diamonds.

1. If a diamond is cut too shallow, light escapes through the pavilion before it can be reflected.
2. If it is cut too deep, some light escapes through the opposite side of the pavilion.
3. When a diamond is well cut, light is reflected from one facet to another and then dispersed through the top of the stone.
  A well-cut diamond with the right proportions regardless of its shape, display the greatest brilliance and fire and therefore more valuable.