clarity how does clarity effect the value of a diamond?

Clarity is one of the four criteria by which diamonds are graded or valued. GoldFellow® gemologists evaluate each diamond we consider purchasing using the 4Cs – caratcutcolor and clarity. Clarity describes the internal and external unique birthmarks known as inclusions such as clouds, crystals and feathers (internal marks) and blemishes (surface marks) of each individual diamond.

Diamonds are created in nature and are therefore naturally imperfect with regards to clarity. Even stones which appear flawless to the naked eye may have inclusions visible under 10X magnification. Flawless diamonds are quite rare and therefore more valuable to cash for diamond buyers like GoldFellow®. No two diamonds are exactly the same and it is the presence of these inclusions which helps identify them.

Inclusions which impact clarity can include:

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