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Understanding Diamond Clarity

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A perfect diamond with perfect clarity is rare. A diamond's clarity is a key measure of its overall quality. Clarity is determined by the type, size, number, position and contrast of inclusions. Contrast is important because black spots are more visible and distracting than white or gray inclusions. Positioning of the inclusion(s) in the wrong spot can be reflected within the stone and cause it to be less attractive. The best known grading scale is the one used by Gemological Institute of America (GIA). It is as follows: F       Flawless. Shows no inclusions or blemishes under a 10 power loupe....

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