diamond appraisal

Diamond Carat weight information:

 

1 carat = 2 grams

1 carat = 100 points

.10 carat = 10 points

.01 carat = 1 pointer

 

Fun TIP: *Merli diamond .20 ct or less defined.

 

Fun TIP: *Grainers diamond .25 ct = 1 grainer

Fun TIP: *Grainers diamond 1 ct = 4 grainer

 

Projector

Round brilliant diamond full cut diamond 57-58 facets

 

Crown = 33 facets

Girdle not counted

Pavillion = 25 facets including culet

total is 58 facets

 

Step full cut 58 facets

 

Emerald shape (cut cornered rectangular step cut)

 

*Mixed brilliant on one side step cut on the other

 

Full Cut

57 or 58 facets

 

Single Cut

-17 or 18 facets

 

Fun TIP: 8 facets is a square or block cut diamond or so called [chip] diamond