What is diamond cut?
" Diamond cut refers to the dimensions, symmetry and polish of the lab-grown diamond. It is about how well it is designed and crafted to reflect light. "
What makes a diamond cut good?
When it comes to diamond cuts, the main deciding factors are brightness, fire, and scintillation, all related to face-up appearance. Best-cut lab-grown diamonds will let more light come through the top and sides.
It determines how well the stones are designed to ensure their weight ratio and durability. A good design will ensure you can wear your jewelry for a lifetime.
The quality of craftsmanship can be reflected in its polish and symmetry. In the polishing process, any flaws may disrupt light patterns as it enters and exits the stone. An excellent-cut diamond will also have a symmetrical shape, showing even brightness.
How to read a diamond cut grade chart?
Diamond cut grade is determined using a set of guidelines called a “Cut Grading Scale". It’s the grading report used by jewelers to evaluate how well a lab-grown diamond has been cut after it has been shaped from rough uncut stone.
More about diamond cuts
Apart from the overall cut grades, a few variables provide more insights into the diamond cut. Here are the terms you typically find in a lab-grown diamond grading report.
Graphic profile representation of its actual dimensions, the angles, and ratios of its precise cut. Significant components include table, facet, girdle, and culet.
The smoothness of its surface is assessed on a scale ranging from "Excellent" to "Poor."
The exactness of its outline, shape, placement, and alignment of its facets is assessed on a scale ranging from "Excellent" to "Poor."
Shape & Cutting Style
The shape is the outline of a lab-grown diamond, while the cutting style is the pattern of the facet arrangement.