The international unit of weight used for measuring diamond and gemstones, 1 carat is equal to 0.2 grams. Use below guide to estimate the size of your diamond.
The scale below illustrates the size of a 1.000000 diamond. Remember that while the measurements below are typical, every diamond is unique.
I is Tinted White. Much less rare and inexpensive than the Whites. Will not put a dent in your wallet.
VVS1 This diamond has very few, very tiny inclusions. The inclusions in this diamond are virtually unidentifiable even when viewed under a microscope at 30x power magnification. Diamonds of this grade ofclarity are extremely rare.
Excellent: Extremely precise proportions and symmetry allowing for an optimal balnace of brightness. fire and scintillation. This cut will magnify the beauty of a diamond and bring out many colours as light passes through the stones.