Clarity

The clarity of a diamond is measured via the Diamond Clarity Chart.  Below are grades and categories of diamond eendants:

Flawless (FL) Diamond Earrings

Flawless diamond earrings have no inclusions or blemishes under 10Xs magnfication

Internally Flawless (IF) Diamond Earrings

Internally flawless diamond earrings have no inclusions under 10Xs magnification, but small blemishes exist on the diamond surface

Very Very Slightly Included (VVSI) Diamond Earrings

 

VVSI Diamond Earrings can be further categorized into VVS1 and VVS2.  The diamonds have very small inclusions under 10Xs magnification.  VVS1 has slightly better clarity then VVS2.

 

Very Slightly Included (VSI) Diamond Earrings

VSI Diamond Earrings have small inclusions.  VSI diamond earrings are sub categorized as VS1 and VS2.  VS2 diamond earrings can show inclusions to the naked eye.

Included Diamond Earrings

Inclusions can be often be seen by the naked eye.  Included diamond earrings can be separated into I1, I2, & I3, with I1 being the clearest.

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