Diamond Education - Clarity


IF/ FL: There are no blemishes or inclusions in flawless and internally flawless diamonds.

VVS1/ VVS2:  Very very slightly included diamonds have minor inclusions difficult for even an experienced grader to see under magnification and almost impossible for most common people to see.

VS1 / VS2: May contain small unclear clouds, crystals and even sometimes feathers when placed under magnification.

SI1/ SI2/ SI3: contains noticeable clouds, feathers, included crystals, seen under magnification and can be seen by the common person.

I1 / I2/ I3:  Diamonds contain large feathered and clouded inclusions that most common people can see imperfections without magnifying.