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 1.710000 diamond. Remember that while the measurements below are typical, every diamond is unique.
H is the last of the White colors. Not detectable to the naked eye, but will be noticed when compared to the higher colors. Commercial white is its common name.
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.