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Glossary of Terms
Following Scale Is Assigned As A Cut Grade By The GIA:
Maximum fire and brilliance. Reflects almost all of the light that enters the diamond, creating excellent sparkle and life.
Appropriately reflects most of the light that enters the diamond, producing superior fire and brilliance. In normal lighting conditions, it appears very similar to outstanding cut, at a lower price.
Reflects a most of the light that enters the diamond, for an above average look. A superb value in comparison to higher cut grades.
It is the cut of a diamond that decides how much light is reflected back to the wearer, directly influencing its brilliance and fire. Diamonds are categorized into three main types of cuts: