You asked: How can you tell if a diamond is clean by your eye?

An eye clean diamond to us is essentially a clean looking diamond when you look straight at it from the top position (NOT upside down) with 20/20 vision about 6-12 inches from your face. A diamond that is eye clean DOES have imperfections as do most diamonds other than flawless.

How do you know if a diamond is eye clean?

Eye-clean diamonds don’t have any inclusions and blemishes that are visible to the naked eye. Under magnification, they have imperfections, but not when you look at it without a jeweler’s loupe.

What does it mean when a diamond is eye clean?

Eye-clean is an expression used to describe the clarity of a diamond that is visibly clear to the naked eye. This is an important consideration when it comes to purchasing a diamond. So many diamonds sold online disappoint with noticeable and visible inclusions apparent when viewed with the naked eye.

Are all VS1 diamonds eye clean?

Diamonds with a VS1 clarity grade will always be eye-clean. That means they’ll have no imperfections visible to the naked eye.

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What does eye visible inclusions mean?

According to GIA’s definition, SI1 stands for “slightly included” and officially means that inclusions are noticeable under 10x magnification. This also means that they might be noticeable to your bare eyes, and other times, not.

How can you tell if a diamond is hazy?

If a diamond has strong or very strong blue fluorescence, it’ll most likely look hazy or oily on D-I colors.

Certain diamonds with fluorescence

  1. Slight/Faint Blue Fluorescent diamonds never appear hazy.
  2. Medium Blue Fluorescent diamonds rarely appear hazy.
  3. Strong/Very Strong Blue Fluorescent diamonds usually appear hazy.

Are All Blue Nile diamonds eye clean?

Hi Sebastian, I got blue nile’s replay today and it is as below. The diamond is 100% “eye clean” per the vault manager that inspected it for me. … If you want assurance that the diamond’s inclusions would never be visible no matter how closely examined, we recommend choosing a diamond with at least a VS2 clarity.

How clear should a diamond be?

For diamonds over 2 carats, a clarity grade of VS2 or higher is the safest bet for avoiding any signs of visible inclusions. In diamonds between 1 and 2 carats, clarity grades of SI1 or better will not have inclusions easily visible to the naked eye.

What does a VS1 diamond look like?

A VS1 diamond is a high clarity grade with no visible inclusions and only small, hard-to-identify inclusions under 10x magnification. These diamonds represent the top 5 percent of all gem-quality stones. The most common VS1 inclusions are crystal (white or black), feather, indented natural, knot, or needle.

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Which is better VVS1 or VS1?

Diamonds in the VVS2 range are considered the best value of the higher clarities — and it won’t compromise your diamond’s brilliance. VS1 grade diamonds, on the other hand, will be less expensive than the VVS2 stones.

Is F color diamond good?

The F color diamond is the last quality in the colorless range. It has an unnoticeable color tint that affects the diamond’s sparkle. It is an excellent balance of the highest quality range and value.

Are sl1 diamonds eye clean?

SI1 clarity diamonds are Slightly Included to the 1st degree, meaning inclusions can be found with a standard jeweler’s loupe at 10x magnification. With most diamond shapes, SI1 clarity inclusions are almost always eye-clean, meaning you can’t see the imperfections with the naked eye.

Can you see inclusions SI1 diamond?

SI1 or Slightly Included 1 diamonds have inclusions that are noticeable under 10x magnification by a trained gemologist. These diamonds may have 1 inclusion that is eye visible, but generally the inclusions cannot be identified, unless magnified.

Are inclusions good in a diamond?

Inclusions are small imperfections within a diamond that are created due to the extreme pressure and heat that diamond’s experience when they form. … Diamonds with large inclusions, or a large number of inclusions, will have a low clarity grade. You want to avoid diamonds with fair or poor clarity grades.