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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.
H-color diamond appears white when mounted in either white or yellow gold and platinum setting. Thus, this grade of diamond offers an excellent value in the near-colorless range.
The inclusions in this Slightly Included diamond are easy for a trained grader to see under 10x power magnification. Inclusions in some SI2 graded diamonds may be visible to the unaided eye. SI2 graded diamonds are not as rare thus, more cost-effective than the higher clarity diamonds.
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