Diamond Clarity Grading

FL Flawless
The diamond shows no inclusions or blemishes of any sort under 10x magnification when observed by an experienced grader.

IF Internally Flawless

The diamond shows no inclusions under 10x magnification, but will have some minor external blemishes.

VVS1 & VVS2 Very Very Slightly Included

The diamond contains minute inclusions which are extremely difficult to detect under 10x magnification.

VS1 & VS2 Very Slightly Included

The diamond contains minor inclusions which can be seen when observed under 10x magnification, but which are not visible to the unaided eye.

SI1 & SI2 Slightly Included

The diamond contains inclusions which can be seen easily under under 10x magnification, but which are usually invisible to the unaided eye.

I1 & I2 Included

This grade is assigned to diamonds with prominent eye-visible inclusions, or those which may effect a diamond’s durability or brilliance.

I3 Very Included

The diamond is generally considered just above industrial quality.