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Clarity Characteristics of Diamonds – Feathers Clouds & Twinning Wisps

SI1 Feather shown within a large Emerald cut eye-clean diamond.

Photo shows the visibility of a small feather seen below the table facet of an Emerald cut diamond.  Clarity Characteristics of Diamonds Today’s post is devoted to the clarity characteristics of diamonds. There are many descriptions fitting for diamond inclusions. Today I’ve added each characteristic with a detailed description for each characteristic. Study most GIA Read the full article…

Mark Johnson

About Mark Johnson

Mark attended Liverpool University and went on to pursue a career in the diamond industry. After more than a decade working in polished diamonds, Mark moved to the Isle of Wight where he launched Serendipity Diamonds. He works most days from their busy Ryde showroom, photographing jewellery and writing for the Serendipity Diamonds website.

How to Choose a Clear Diamond

Simple advice for choosing a clear diamond without spending too much For anyone who has looked into the complex world of diamond grading, there are many grades that exist for both diamond colour and clarity. Most buyers expect a clear diamond. After-all, who wants a diamond with obvious inclusions (if they have a choice)? For Read the full article…

Mark Johnson

About Mark Johnson

Mark attended Liverpool University and went on to pursue a career in the diamond industry. After more than a decade working in polished diamonds, Mark moved to the Isle of Wight where he launched Serendipity Diamonds. He works most days from their busy Ryde showroom, photographing jewellery and writing for the Serendipity Diamonds website.

What Diamond Clarity Should I Buy?

What Diamond Clarity Should I Buy?

Firstly what exactly is diamond clarity? One of the first things we must clarify (no pun intended) is exactly what ‘diamond clarity’ means. Diamonds are graded for clarity, according to the presence of natural marks or inclusions within the stone. Inclusions can be present in varying concentration, ranging from a complete absence of any marks Read the full article…

Mark Johnson

About Mark Johnson

Mark attended Liverpool University and went on to pursue a career in the diamond industry. After more than a decade working in polished diamonds, Mark moved to the Isle of Wight where he launched Serendipity Diamonds. He works most days from their busy Ryde showroom, photographing jewellery and writing for the Serendipity Diamonds website.