Refers to the angles and proportions of a diamond. Based on scientific formulas, a well-cut diamond will internally reflect light from one mirror-like facet to another and disperse and reflect it through the top of the stone. This results in a display of brilliance and fire, thereby placing well-cut diamonds higher on the Diamond Quality Pyramid than deep or shallow-cut diamonds.
DoW Cut Grades
The major diamond grading labs (GIA, AGS and EGL) all have different ways of grading diamond cut. Since DoW carries diamonds graded by each of these labs, we understand that it could be confusing to compare diamonds side by side when they are graded by different labs. To end the confusion, our in-house expert gemologists assign a standard, reliable cut grade to every stone we carry. With the DoW cut grades, you can shop with confidence.
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