Glossary & Explanation for Diamonds
Explanation of how diamonds are treated
R: The stone was threated with gamma or electron radiation and then, if necessary with heat
|H: The diamond was heated
|N: This is a natural diamond without any treatment for quality enhacement
Explanation of the quality of diamonds
|FL: The diamond is flawless and shows no inclusions under a 10x lens
|VVS1-VVS2: In the diamond there are very small inclusions that are only visible under a lense
VSI1-VSI2: small or multiple tiny inclusions that are not visible to the naked eye. They can often only be find complexity wit a 10x magnification
SI1-SI2: In the diamond are slight- to significant inclusions under 10x magnification
PQ1-PQ3: Inclusions with the naked eye (without lense) slightly visible
Explanation of the categorisation of colours
|Highfine White-Highfine White+: The diamond is colourless
White-Fine White: The diamond is almost colourless
|Lightly tinted white-lightly tinted white+: Coloration is difficult to see for the naked eye. In direct comparison, you can only see this coloration if you have a diamond from the upper categories.
|Tinted white-tinted white+: These diamonds have a very distinct yellow coloration
- There might be slight colour differeneces within a group.
Different monitors can cause colour deviations. The colour settings of a monitor can distort the actual colour of the gemstone.
- The size of the gemstones can deviate +/- 0.1 mm from the information provided.
- Specifying a weight range means that several diamonds are offered under this product category. Since no diamond is the exact same weight as the other, a weight range is used.