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If you're looking for Purrfection, this is it. The new Black by Brian Gavin Diamonds represent the pinnacle of diamond cutting at this time. The specific combination of angles, degrees, and cutting technique is so advanced that it's patented. Which is why this 1.435 carat, E-color, VVS-2 clarity, Black by Brian Gavin Diamond looks so spectacular. And we all know how good she looks in black.
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This 1.85 carat, G-color, VVS-2 clarity, Astor by Blue Nile diamond is guaranteed to take her breath away. The diamond has an overall cut grade of GIA Excellent with proportions within my preferred. range. As such, it should. exhibit a high volume of my return in a virtual balance of brilliance and dispersion. Click here to search Astor by Blue Nile for more options.
The ASET Scope images for these three "ideal cut diamonds" indicate a clear difference in the degree of Light Performance. The standard Ideal GIA Excellent Cut diamond on the left is showing signs of light leakage under the table facet. While the standard Hearts and Arrows diamond on the right is showing traces of secondary brightness under the table facet.
The Black by Brian Gavin Hearts and Arrows diamond in the middle shows the most even distribution of light reflecting throughout the diamond. This means that the diamond is cut to exhibit a higher degree of optical precision. Which means that it will exhibit a higher degree of light return and sparkle which is more vivid and intense. It will also produce the edge-to-edge sparkle factor that you're looking for. Which is why we chose a Black by Brian Gavin diamond for my son's engagement ring.
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GIA Excellent cut diamonds represent a great value for the price conscious shopper. However the light performance of Hearts & Arrows diamonds is dramatically superior.