A diamond cut can not only affect the way it looks but also the price. It is important to understand the basics to ensure you will be happy with your choice. We have put together a summary with the important factors you need to know when it comes to a diamond cut As you can see the article has been split in to two parts, Part 1: Round diamonds and Part 2: Other shapes.
Part 1: Round diamonds
The grade of the stone is specified in lab certificates only for round diamonds. For all round diamonds there is already an established global set of dimensions on which diamonds get assessed against. In the case of IGI certificates the highest is Ideal then Excellent, Very good, good and so on.