Is VVS2 a good diamond?
VVS2 clarity diamonds comfortably sit at the upper end of the diamond clarity scale and are higher than the average clarity grade for an engagement ring in the USA. VVS2 diamonds are rare and when combined with an excellent cut and good color, they are truly spectacular.
Is VVS2 worth it over VS1?
Diamonds in the VVS2 range are considered the best value of the higher clarities — and it won’t compromise your diamond’s brilliance. VS1 grade diamonds, on the other hand, will be less expensive than the VVS2 stones.
Can you see VVS2?
It is nearly impossible to see the tiny inclusions in a VVS2 diamond with your naked eye. And you definitely won’t see them when your VVS2 diamond is set in an engagement ring. You are more likely to see the dust and soap residue your diamond attracts as you wear it.
What is the difference between VVS1 and VVS2 diamonds?
VVS1 debate: VVS1 diamonds usually have one or two imperfections (typically pinpoint and natural). The average VVS2 diamond will have several that range from multiple pinpoint inclusions to indented natural and feathers. So to put it simply: VVS2 diamonds tend to have more inclusions than VVS1 diamonds.
Is VVS2 good enough?
A VVS2 clarity diamond is at the high end of the clarity scale. Under 10x magnification, you can see just a few, small flaws. But to the naked eye, it’s still a clean diamond and a good buy if you’re looking at certain fancy shapes or larger carats.
Which is better VVS2 or VS2?
The main difference between VS2 and VVS2 diamonds are the number of inclusions and the extent to which they impact the gem. A VVS2 diamond has smaller inclusions that are barely visible with 10x magnification, but the flaws in VS2 diamonds are sometimes noticeable without magnification and can reduce its brilliance.
Is VVS2 better than VS2?
VVS2 diamonds can display more brilliance than ones graded VS2 because inclusions have the potential to distort the way light reflects off its facets. The quality of a diamond’s cut is the most important factor in light performance, but you shouldn’t ignore the effects of dark inclusions.
Are VVS2 diamonds eye clean?
According to GIA and AGS, diamonds that are considered Flawless (FL), Internally Flawless (IF), Very, Very Slightly Included (VVS1 and VVS2) and Very Slightly Included (VS1 and VS2) are considered eye clean. On the other hand, Slightly Included (SI1 and SI2) diamonds may or may not be eye clean.
Are all VVS2 eye clean?
Can you see inclusions in VVS2?
For VVS2 stones, inclusions are visible in the face up view and typically located in the top half of the diamond. VVS1 vs VVS2 clarity plots. * For extremely large diamond sizes (e.g. 3 carats and above), some VVS1 diamonds can have inclusions that can be seen in the face up view when inspected under magnification.