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Clarity Grade
 

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Clarity Explanation

Below are the definitions Vivicgems, Inc use to describe Gem Clarity:

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Clean Gems that are free from inclusions under 10x loupe.

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Almost Loupe Clean Gems that are almost clean with very slightly inclusions under 10x loupe.

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Eye Clean Gems that are clean to the naked eye,  slightly minor inclusions to be seen under 10x loupe.

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VVSI (very slight inclusions) - Very very slightly minor inclusions can be seen to naked eyes but will not diminish the brilliance and beauty of the gem when set.

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VSI (very slight inclusions) - Very slightly minor inclusions can be seen to naked eyes but will not diminish the brilliance and beauty of the gem when set.

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SI (very slight inclusions) - gems have some inclusions visible to the naked eye but not to the extent of affecting the brilliance of the gem.

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I - These gems have some larger and/or many minor inclusions that somewhat diminish the brilliance of the gem.

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Transparent - Transparent gems allow light to pass through them without diffusing (scattering) the light.

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Translucent - Translucent gems allow light to pass through them, but the light is somewhat diffused (scattered).


Choose a clarity grade
Clean
Eye Clean
VSI
SI
I

 

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