Are VVS1 diamonds rare?

Representing less than 1% of the world’s diamonds, VVS1 clarity diamonds are a rare sight to behold. When viewed by eye, VVS1 diamonds are immaculately clean and fall just shy of the ‘IF’ (internally flawless) and ‘FL’ (flawless) grades.

Is VVS1 a good diamond?

At the top of the scale, though not quite the very top, are VVS1 (very very slightly included) diamonds. These are considered to have excellent clarity, and carry a price tag that matches their rarity. When it comes to buying a diamond, cut is probably the most important of the four Cs.

Is VVS better than VVS1?

The VVS grade is divided into two levels: VVS1 and VVS2, with VVS1 being the higher grade. VVS diamonds have such slight imperfections. Even with a jeweler’s loupe, trained professionals are unable to see the blemishes easily. This means that VVS diamonds are always eye-clean.

Which is better VVS1 or VS1?

The difference between a VS1 and VVS1 clarity diamond is that a VS1 diamond has a higher number of inclusions that affect the diamond’s brilliance, appearance and durability. While the two may look identical without magnification, a VVS1 diamond is cleaner and has fewer blemishes.

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Do VVS diamonds lose value?

While VVS diamonds are rare compared to lower clarity grades, they’re still, ultimately, not a good investment. Diamond resale prices are low, and you’re unlikely to sell any white diamond for more than its sticker price.

What does VVS1 D mean?

Diamonds that have a minor inclusion visible under 10x magnification are graded “Very Very Slightly Included,” or VVS1 diamonds. Diamonds that are graded VVS1 have a minute inclusion or two that range from extremely difficult to very difficult to see for a skilled grader using 10x magnification.

Are VVS1 diamonds eye clean?

According to GIA and AGS, diamonds that are considered Flawless (FL), Internally Flawless (IF), Very, Very Slightly Included (VVS1 and VVS2) and Very Slightly Included (VS1 and VS2) are considered eye clean.

What percentage of diamonds are VVS1?

Representing less than 1% of the world’s diamonds, VVS1 clarity diamonds are a rare sight to behold. When viewed by eye, VVS1 diamonds are immaculately clean and fall just shy of the ‘IF’ (internally flawless) and ‘FL’ (flawless) grades.

Is VVS1 or VS2 better?

When Should I Consider a VVS2 Clarity Diamond? As we mentioned above, we generally recommend a diamond with a clarity grade between VS2 and SI1. They are less expensive than the VVS diamonds but are still eye clean. But there are situations where including VVS2 diamonds in your search is a good idea.

Which diamond clarity is best?

What is the Best Diamond Clarity Grade? The highest clarity grade for a diamond is FL, or flawless. The GIA only ever grades a diamond as flawless when it has no inclusions or blemishes that can be seen by a skill grader, even if it’s viewed under 10x magnification.

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Is CZ VVS1 real?

A VVS1, or Very, Very Slightly Included 1, diamond has minute inclusions only visible under 10x magnification by a trained gemologist. No imperfections can be identified by the naked eye. In summary, the only material difference is price. A VVS1 diamond will have maybe 1 or 2 more inclusions than a VVS2 diamond.

Are CZ VVS1 diamonds real?

They are ‘real’ diamonds, with the main exception being that they were created in a lab. CZ, just like synthetic diamonds, are also lab-created. However, they are diamond simulants meaning that apart from looking like a diamond, they have little in common.

Are CZ diamonds real?

A cubic zirconia is a real cubic zirconia, but it is not a real diamond. There are a few types of stones that are used as diamond simulants, but cubic zirconia is by far the most common and the most realistic.

What does VVS mean in rap?

VVS means “Very, Very Slightly” included.

The term and slang “VVS” has been used by Post Malone, Cardi B, 6ix9ine, Kodak Black, Yo Gotti, Future, Travis Scott, and many more rappers.

Do diamonds get cloudy?

There are various reasons why your diamond appears foggy, dull or cloudy. Experts struggle to advise without seeing specific diamonds. Cloudiness typically derives from the internal structure of the diamond, rather than the surface. For this reason, we rarely reverse the effect of a hazy appearance.

Is VVS better than SI?

The main difference between VVS and VS clarity is the size of inclusions. VVS (Very, Very Slightly Included) and VS (Very Slightly Included) are the next two grading ranges. (You should remember that VVS denotes higher quality than VS.) The bottom two grades on the scale are Slightly Included (SI) and Included (I).

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