Understanding diamond and their different cuts.

Understanding diamond and their different cuts.

If one asks which stone comes in the list of nature’s most beautiful creations, Diamond would top that list. No wonder diamond jewellery brings sparkle into everyone’s eyes. The gemstone has been a popular choice for engagement ringswedding bands, necklaces, bracelets, and pendants for years. The purity of the stone has set the trend and is going so while keeping up the pace with present needs. Vibrant colours, durability, and sustainability are the focus of today’s era. These features are present in moissanite diamond rings and lab-grown diamond engagement ringsJBR Jeweller prides itself in its beautiful collection of engagement rings for women with the motto of beauty meets purity.

 

Now, let’s understand what this elegant and rare stone is made of.

Diamond is composed of pure carbon minerals and is derived from Earth’s crust. It is known as the hardest occurring substance in nature. Diamond gemstone is made after cutting it into shape from raw diamond. It is the only gem in the world that is made of a single element – carbon which comprises 99.95% carbon and 0.05% comprises other trace elements. Most diamonds have a bit of hues of yellow or brown colour but when it is polished, cut and shaped into gemstone, you can find a variety of colours in them. 

 

Different cuts of this precious stone: -

 

The cuts define the diamond’s quality and brilliance. This factor determines the sparkle and shine of the stone. The proportion, technicalities and details of the cuts make the diamond what it is. In simpler terms, it is related to the quality of the pattern and arrangement of the diamond stone. Diamond cuts are graded from ‘Excellent’ at the top to ‘Poor’ at the bottom regarding the quality. 

 

To understand diamond cuts in a better way, let’s take an example of a round diamond. There is an AGS-approved diamond cut chart. Its parameters for round diamonds are: -

 

1.Excellent – The diamond of excellent quality grade has maximum brilliance and shine. 

2. Very good – These diamonds can sometimes be good to buy if you are ready to compromise a little on brilliance and shine. 

3. Good, Fair and Poor – This category of diamonds has very little brilliance and shine. 

Moreover, the cuts of a diamond are determined by its polish and symmetry. The cuts are made by gauging the proportion of depth, table and angles of the stone. 

 

The factors to be considered behind a diamond’s cut are: -

·        Proportions 

·        Symmetry 

·        Brilliance and shine

·        Fire 

·        Scintillation 

·        Finishing details and polishing

Some lab-grown diamonds and moissanite are made in the lab artificially with utmost precision. In this as well, all the cuts are taken care of while maintaining the temperature and atmosphere to make that gem. 

 

JBR Jeweller provides different-shaped engagement rings for women with classic cuts. The best one is a brilliant round-cut ring. Others are pear cut, cushion cut, emerald cut, oval cut, princess cut etc. You can select any cut that suits your style which will make your day even more special. 

 

Diamonds can be tricky to buy but when you know about the stone and its cuts, you can be more aware while buying from a reliable jeweller. As a customer, Diamond should provide quality with each penny you shell out. And this comes from the parameter of how it’s made, cut and polished.  

 

Visit JBR jeweller today for the latest collection of diamond jewellery, moissanite jewellery and lab-grown diamond jewellery. Because, you deserve to shine and outshine with your grace, charm and style.

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