Diamond & Gem Qualitites

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Diamond Qualities

The diamond grading system we use is our own, based on the qualities ofdiamonds we use most often.
The following cross-reference tables are approximate.

All round stones in our mounted merchandise as follows:
VS Quality
Clarity Color

VS2 / SI1

G-I
Minor inclusions ranging from difficult to see to somewhat easy to see under magnification. Near colorless

A4 Quality
Clarity Color
SI1 / SI2 G-I
Noticable inclusions that are easy (SI1) or very easy (SI2) to see under magnification. Near colorless

AAA Quality
Clarity Color
SI2 / SI3 G-I
Noticable inclusions that are easy or very easy to see under magnification. Near colorless

AA Quality
Clarity Color
I1 G-I
Obvious inclusions that are often easily eye-visible face-up. Near colorless

A Quality
Clarity Color
I2 I-J
Obvious inclusions that are often easily eye-visible face-up. Slight tint

BB Quality
Clarity Color
I3 I-J
Obvious inclusions that are often easily eye-visible face-up; in I3, they may threaten durability. Slight tint


All Princess, Marquise, and Baguettes in our mounted merchandise as follows:
VS Quality
Clarity Color
VS2 / SI1 G-I

Minute inclusions that are difficult to see to easy to see under magnification. (VS2)

Noticable inclusions that are easy to see under magnification. (SI1)

Near colorless

AAA Quality
Clarity Color
SI2 / SI3 G-I
Noticable inclusions that are easy or very easy to see under magnification. Near colorless

Diamond weights are approximate and may vary.


Gem Disclosure


Genuine
Gemstone Origin Description
Amethyst Genuine Purplish, medium, dark good brilliance
Blue Quartz Lab Created Medium sky blue
Blue Topaz Genuine Swiss medium, dark good brilliance
Citrine Genuine Medium, dark good brilliance, yellow to orange
Emerald Genuine Ranges from yellowish green to green to bluish-green
Garnet Genuine Mozambique medium, dark orangish-red
Iolite Genuine Varies in color between deep blue, light blue-gray and yellow-white
Mt. St. Helens Lab Created Deep, clean bluish green
Paparacha Genuine Pinkish
Peridot Genuine Medium yellowish-green
Pink Tourmaline Ranges from pinkish-red in rubellite to pinkish surrounded by green halo
Rhodolite Garnet Genuine Medium dark, pink-raspberry
Ruby Genuine Ranges from purplish-red to red to orangish-red
Sapphire Genuine Ranges in color from greenish-blue to blue to purplish-blue
Tanvorite Lab Created Bluish-purple in color