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This is the best cut grade assigned by GIA (to Round shapes only) producing the maximum sparkle in a diamond. An excellent (or AGS Ideal) cut diamond has optimal proportions as determined by GIA and thus reflects the maximum light producing the greatest brilliance and scintillation.
This grade of diamond has a minor tint that is barely noticeable especially when mounted. I-color diamond is still in the near-colorless range. In yellow gold, I-color diamonds face-up colorless. Additionally, medium or strong blue fluorescence gives an I-color diamond whiter appearance.
This Very Slightly Included diamond has few, very small inclusions. The inclusions in this diamond are not visible to the unaided eye. Often, they are difficult for a trained grader to see under a 10x magnification and they do not affect the diamonds beauty.
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