What is Loupe Clean Diamond?

The clarity of the diamond is determined by its internal and external characteristics. The best quality is called “loupe clean”. This means that upon examining the diamond with a loupe (10xmagnification), no any inclusions can be found. Diamonds are graded under 10x magnification.

What does almost loupe Clean mean?

Almost loupe clean – very, very slight inclusions; inclusions barely seen under 10x magnification. VS Clarity. Usually Eye clean – very slight inclusions; slight inclusions will be visible by the trained eye, or when viewed under 10x magnification.

What is a clean diamond?

According to GIA and AGS, diamonds that are considered Flawless (FL), Internally Flawless (IF), Very, Very Slightly Included (VVS1 and VVS2) and Very Slightly Included (VS1 and VS2) are considered eye clean. On the other hand, Slightly Included (SI1 and SI2) diamonds may or may not be eye clean.

How can you tell if a diamond is clean by Blue Nile?

The diamond is slight hazy and cloudy. “Eye clean” means that an average layperson viewing the diamond face-up from a distance of six to eight inches would not be able to see any inclusions, but it is not a guarantee that no inclusions would ever be visible no matter how closely you scrutinized the diamond.

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What is eye clean gemstone?

“Eye clean” (or “eye clear”) means the gem has no evident flaws visible to the unaided eye when viewed from a distance of about 6” to 12”.

What is the best gem clarity?

What is the best diamond clarity? The best diamond clarity is Flawless (FL). To explain, a Flawless diamond features no internal or external blemishes. Similarly, the Internally Flawless (IF) grade means the diamond has no internal flaws, but might have external blemishes.

Are sapphires transparent?

sapphire, transparent to translucent, natural or synthetic variety of corundum (q.v.; aluminum oxide, Al2O3) that has been highly prized as a gemstone since about 800 bc.

Is VVS2 or VVS1 better?

VVS1 Diamonds rank higher than VVS2 on the Diamond Clarity chart and are the closest to being an internally flawless diamond, which is incredibly rare. The inclusions found in VVS1 diamonds are not visible at all under 10x magnification.

Is VS1 always eye clean?

Diamonds with a VS1 clarity grade will always be eye-clean. That means they’ll have no imperfections visible to the naked eye.

How can you tell if an online diamond is eye clean?

An eye clean diamond to us is essentially a clean looking diamond when you look straight at it from the top position (NOT upside down) with 20/20 vision about 6-12 inches from your face. A diamond that is eye clean DOES have imperfections as do most diamonds other than flawless.