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Diamond Clarity

1 Carat Diamond Ring Clarity refers to the quality of the visual appearance of a diamond. Internal characteristics are called inclusions, and surface defects are called blemishes.

Inclusions are usually diamond crystals or even graphite deposits. Structural imperfections such as tiny cracks are referred to as blemishes. Blemishes may cause the diamond to appear cloudy. The number, size, color, location, orientation, and visibility of inclusions affect the clarity grade of a diamond.

Ten times magnification assigns overall appearance of the diamond. Most inclusions in quality diamonds do not affect the diamonds’ integrity. This is so because they are not visible to the naked eye. However, large clouds and blemishes may negatively affect a diamond’s ability to transmit light. 

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Diamond Clarity Grading

The diamond clarity scale has 8 distinct levels of grading. The clarity grading system goes in order from least to greats. The scale goes as follows; I1, SI2, SI1, VS2, VS1, VVS2, VVS1, and IF. For example, “I1 Clarity” has the most blemishes and inclusions. While, in contrast, “IF Clarity” has virtually no blemishes and inclusions.

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“Included 1” Clarity – I1

This is the lowest clarity grading available. You can save lots of money buying a  1 carat diamond ring with an “I1” grading. As result, you can have a good diamond and be an economical buyer. This grading has inclusions and or blemished that are visible to the naked eye.
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“Slightly Included 2” Clarity – (SI2)

This is the 2nd lowest clarity grading available. You can save money buying custom engagement rings with an “SI2” grading. As result, your satisfaction is on the way because you are an economical buyer with a good eye. This grading has inclusions and or blemished that may only be visible to the naked eye.1 carat diamond ring

“Slightly Included 1” Clarity – (SI1)

The 3rd lowest clarity grading available. Consequently, you can get a nice 1 carat diamond ring at a good price by buying under the “SI1” grade. In additions, this diamond type only has blemishes and inclusions that can be seen under 10X magnification.
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“Very Slightly Included 2” Clarity – (VS2)

This is a low to mid range clarity grade. As a result, you can get a great 1 carat diamond ring by buying “VS2” grade diamonds. Consequently, your satisfaction is found in a diamond that only has blemishes and inclusions that can only be seen under 10X magnification.1 carat diamond ring

“Very Slightly Included 1” Clarity – 1 (VS1)

This is an upper mid-grade clarity grading. Consequently, you can be sure your getting good custom engagement rings with a “VS1” grading. As result, your satisfaction is on the way because you have a taste for quality while maintaining good financial sense. In addition, this grading has inclusions and or blemished that are hard to see under 10x magnification. In addition, you cannot see any imperfections by the naked eye with this clarity grading.custom engagement rings

“Very Very Slightly Included 2” Clarity – (VVS2)

This is one of the top 3 diamond clarity grading profiles. As a result, you can be confident that your getting a great 1 carat diamond ring with a “VVS2” grading. As result, your satisfaction ensured because you have a specific taste for quality. This grading has inclusions and or blemished that are very hard to see under 10x magnification. Additionally, you can’t see any imperfections by the naked eye with this clarity grading.
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“Very Very Slightly Included 1” Clarity – (VVS1)

This is the 2nd best diamond clarity grading. Consequently, you can be very confident that your getting an awesome 1 carat diamond ring with a “VVS1” grading. As result, your extreme satisfaction is ensured because you have a very specific taste for high quality. This grading has inclusions and or blemished that are extremely hard to see under 10x magnification.

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“Internally Flawless” Clarity – (IF)

This is the very best diamond clarity grading. As a result, you can be extremely confident that your getting amazing custom engagement rings with a “IF” grading. As result, your over the top satisfaction is ensured because you have a very specific taste for the very best quality. This grading has no inclusions or blemishes. As a result, the internal state of these diamonds is virtually perfect.

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