What is a good clarity for diamonds?

Answer A diamond's clarity refers to the amount of clouding, crystallization and other natural imperfections which can be seen by a trained gemologist. A rating of IF means that the diamond is internally ... Read More »

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What is a clarity-enchanced diamond?

Clarity refers to the transparency and the number of flaws found in a gemstone. Clarity-enhanced diamonds have had flaws fixed or removed using mechanical treatments. The Diamond Review website say... Read More »

What is the highest diamond clarity grade?

The Gemological Institute of America rates diamond clarity on an 11-grade scale. The highest clarity on this scale is "flawless" or "FL." A flawless diamond has no internal or external flaws that a... Read More »

Is i3 diamond clarity bad?

On One Hand: It's the Lowest RatingDiamond clarity ranges from flawless, meaning the diamond has no inclusions or blemishes, to i3, which means "Included 3." A diamond with a rating of i3 has inclu... Read More »

How to Measure Clarity in Sapphires?

Sapphires, prized for their beauty, are gemstones from the mineral family corundum. Although sapphires are most commonly associated with deep shades of blue, they come in many different colors. The... Read More »