The 4 C'S of Grading
Cut, color, clarity and carat. What’s so special about them?
Gemologists spend years in school in order to become a Graduated Gemologist expert. These are the people who are expertly analyze the cut, color, clarity and carat weight to give accurate documentation of the diamond's characteristics.
What is an Old Transitional Cut Diamond?
The transitional cut is a rare vintage cut that was being cut only for a few decades. Its rarity make some believe that it is just a legend since you will not find a GIA transitional cut in existence today. In the early 20th century, the European Cut was evolving and its evolution lead to the birth of the Transitional Cut.