Diamond Query: Fluorescence and Cavity in a 2-Carat Diamond with VS1 Clarity


| Anonymous Reader


I'm looking at buying this diamond and wanted a professional opinion. I haven't seen it outside, but the floresence inside didn't seem to be a big deal. It was clear and sparkly compared to other diamonds I saw. My only concern is the cavity. Is this a big deal due to the location and VS1 clarity?

My understanding is it isn't a big deal at all. Please help! I had the jeweler place the diamond in the wedding set I'm purchasing.

Mail Query - Fluorescence

 

 

Your Diamond Teacher |

 

Thank you for your inquiry. I am happy to help! The cavity does not need to be a concern due to the location and the clarity grade, you are correct!

Feel confident with your purchase! The ring and diamond look beautiful!

 

 

| Anonymous Reader


I'm definitely feeling more confident. Do you believe $19,000 is a good price for this diamond?

I was a little worried about the medium blue floresence but read it can be hit or miss on diamonds with the color grade this one has.

Also, with the cavity, should I worry about dirt and oil being trapped inside?

 

Your Diamond Teacher |

 

You do not need to be concerned about dirt and oil with the cavity.

Regarding fluorescence, this is nothing to worry about. As long as you don't mind seeing a possible blue glow under UV light.

There are articles that say fluorescence can make a high color grade diamond, such as an E color diamond appear hazy, however it is rare….and if you don't see it with this one, then you have nothing to be concerned about.

As for the price, of $19K for the diamond is a reasonable price for a local retail store. Just for your information, I did find a very similar diamond on JamesAllen.com, for $17,270, take a look at diamond sku 2211532:

 

Mail Query - Fluorescence 1

 

 

| Anonymous Reader


What about this diamond? (https://www.gia.edu/report-check?reportno=6261409380)

Are the feathers a big deal? I was shown this today and the lady seems to think I'll like it more.

 

Your Diamond Teacher |

 

The feathers are a non-issue.  The GIA report looks good. At this point, it just comes down to which one you prefer.

 

 

| Anonymous Reader


Thank you so much for your help! I think I'm going to go with the F VS2. It looks great!

 

 

Diamond Query: Fluorescence and Cavity in a 2-Carat Diamond with VS1 Clarity
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