When we talk about the clarity of a diamond, what exactly do we mean?

Clarity of a diamond refers to presence or absence of imperfections that may be in the diamond, or on its surface. The amount, position, colour, and type of imperfections individually or collectively can affect how the gem is polished and plays a major part in determining the selling price. Clarity grading is done using a ten-power loupe, indicated as (10x). This 10 times magnification is the worldwide accepted magnification standard and is accepted by all gem grading laboratories. Click here to read full article.Clarity grading