The first one is 1 carat g color and si1 clarity.
G color si1 clarity diamond.
In such cases it is best to have a gemologist inspect such diamonds or check the stone yourself.
On this page the calculator allows the user to estimate the diamond value based on rapaport diamond prices a diamond is valued by 4 important parameters color clarity cut and carat weight.
As long as you opt for the best cut and it s eye clean you got yourself a great deal.
In other words when your diamond is graded by anyone other than gia ags or egl usa that si1 clarity diamond will most likely be a si2 i1 or possibly an i2 diamond.
Well cut 1 carat round diamonds with si1 clarity and a g i color can range from 4 000 5 500.
So it s totally fine to compromise with color and clarity.
Don t rejoice too early if you think you found yourself a fantastic stone.
A 1 carat si1 diamond s price is based on several factors including its shape cut quality and color grade.
The estimate of the diamond price is only indicative the prices vary with the market and other factors.
Below on the left we can see an eye clean si1 diamond and on the right an si1 diamond that is not eye clean.
It often pays to go the extra mile to look for an si1 diamond.
The only thing you have to do is to make sure you are buying a decent si2 clarity diamond.
Knowing what diamond clarity truly means helps you understand the factors that contribute to diamond quality and price.
As with the poor vs2 sample above the diamond chosen for the sample picture of an si1 clarity inclusion is an extreme example chosen to show the maximum size and worst possible color of an si1.
Personally i would go with h color si2 for a round shaped diamond and g color si2 clarity for all other shapes.
The reason is that they are just cheaper than comparable vs2 diamonds.
The second one is 1 05 carats f color and si2 clarity.
You have to be careful however.
1 54 carat g si1 diamond emerald cut.
To the naked eye a vs 1 and an si 2 diamond may look exactly the same but these diamonds are quite different in terms of overall quality.
Si1 clarity grade stands for slightly included and this refers to the inclusions found on the diamond whether it s visible to the eye or not the amount types of inclusions both determines if a particular diamond is si1 or vs2.
The comments in this g si1 diamond s grading report is cause for concern.
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The diamond with eye clean si1 clarity and g h color would appear whiter against the yellow gold setting.
There s a good chance it will show inclusions to the naked eye.
Different examples of si1 diamonds.
1 00 carat f si1 diamond round cut.
Final thoughts on si1 diamonds.
For other diamond shapes check out james allen or blue nile for estimates.