The shape of the diamond, the polish, the proportions and symmetry have an immediate impact on the clarity of a diamond.If these conditions are not respected, the beauty of the diamond is greatly affected.
– Proportion and symmetry
Normally, round diamonds are cut in 57 facets, who’s placement is defined by a mathematical formula. All angles are coherent with each other, in the same way the height of the culasse and the couronne are related to the size of the table to maximize the amount of light reflected by the diamond in order to optimize it’s sparkle.
– The Finish
The finish of a diamond is generally defined as moderate, normal, good, very good or excellent. When buying a diamond of good to excellent finish means a diamond with a minimal or no trace of roughness.