The most popular shapes that diamonds are cut in.
The cut of the diamond describes the angles to which it is cut. Good workmanship allows the diamond to reflect more light, in other words – Very good to Excellent cuts Sparkle more.
Diamonds come in various colours. The standard scale for measuring color begins with the D – which is colorless and continues to letter S-U, thereafter they are graded Fancy yellows – depending on the grading certificate that will specify all the fancy yellow details, if natural or color authenticated.
Diamond clarity refers to the absence of inclusions and blemishes – so in other words – Checking for marks in the stone. The grading system grades clarity from IF (Internally Flawless) to I3 (stones with large inclusion) seen from the eye.
Diamonds are measured by weight and carat. This is all the customers personal preference on how “big” you want your stone to be.