It costs about $600 a carat, ten times less than a natural diamond. Well, if the manufacturer has cheated you and your ring is only 95% precious metal then you would never know. The only way you, as a layman, will ever be able to tell is by comparing the ring to another piece of 18 carat gold jewelery.
Explanation of Cut, Color and Clarity of This Diamond
Cut Quality The ideal cut diamond is a very precise mathematical equation, where diamond proportions and angles are cut to optimize the diamond's superlative optical properties, in particular it's high refractive index and color dispersion, to create a diamond of unequaled beauty with perfect balance of brilliance and fire. In layman's terms, the diamond is cut to make it the most beautiful diamond so it retains its intrinsic value.
Color Slight presence of color may be detected in F color graded diamonds by an expert gemologist. The diamonds of this grade are considered colorless. Great choice for the purist. Look for a fluorescence rating of faint, inert, none, or negligible.
Clarity SI2 clarity diamonds are slightly included grade two. SI2 inclusions in diamonds are easily visible under 10x magnification. These inclusions may or may not be discernable to the naked eye depending on their location on the diamond, but these diamonds still presents an excellent value.