August 26


“Shine Bright Like a Diamond” the Effect of Diamond Proportions on Brightness and Sparkle Factor

By Todd Gray

August 26, 2013

This 1.668 carat, J-color, VS-1 clarity, puppy from the Brian Gavin Blue collection certainly knows how to Shine Bright Like a Diamond! And since I had it sitting here on my desk, I thought that we could use it to discuss the effect of diamond proportions upon brightness and sparkle factor. I snapped this picture with my camera phone, so don’t expect too much from it, it’s only intended to demonstrate that this diamond is keeping me company this morning… and trust me, like most Leo’s it has a sparkling personality! By the way, you get extra points if you figure out the astrological reference as it applies to this brilliant puppy! Click here to read more.

About the author

A mad scientist with a passion for improving diamond cut quality to maximize light performance and sparkle factor. I speak geek in degrees of optical precision between bouts of freediving. My ghostwritten ramblings haunt the rabbit holes of information found on many diamond vendor sites. Diamond buyer, author, consultant, errant seeker of deep blue water.

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