Brief Type: Natural Diamond Cut: Oval Carat: from 1.45 ct to 1.6 ct Color Range: Colorless (D-E-F) Clarity: VS1-VS2, SI1
[with affiliate link]
|grading report number||price|
Natural Oval Diamond
1.51 Carat E Color SI1 Clarity
This service is provided for free. Please be so kind as to let me know which one you choose (even if you end up choosing something else). Thank you so much!
My selection process primarily follows GIA’s guidelines as far as overall shape for oval cut diamonds: https://4cs.gia.edu/en-us/blog/allure-of-an-oval-diamond/
- graceful outline
- harmonious proportions
- no flat nor bulging shoulders
Beyond that I look for additional factors which include, though are not limited to:
- diamonds with a girdle that is neither too thin nor too thick (from 3% to 4.5% when expressed as a percentage of the diamond’s width)
- decent distribution of light areas.
- ends do not show up dark
When it comes to fluorescence I generally recommend medium or lower, with an occasional exception where I deem that the diamond has a low likelihood of looking milky under UV light according to GIA’s research: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FpNKBVpU0gU
Thomas J Stevens GIA DG CSG