Anatomy of a Diamond
Round Brilliant Cut Guide
While there is a high emphasis on the colour and clarity of a diamond, the cut is equally if not more important. It is the only factor that is influenced by man. A diamond of high colour and clarity but of poor cut will not sparkle as much as one that has lower colour and clarity but is of ideal cut. The following provides a brief run-down of a shallow, deep and ideal cuts of a round brilliant diamond.