Irene Jewelry Co., Inc. est. 1967 specializes in GIA certified diamonds, available at a discount from list prices.

Our GIA certified diamonds are graded by the four C's: Cut, Carat, Clarity, and Color.

Cut

Our diamonds are excellent in cut, symmetry, and polish. 

Carat

Our diamonds are available from 1/2 carat to 10 carats.

Clarity

Our diamonds are available at multiple clarity grades according to the GIA. Listed below is more information on the GIA's different clarity grades as well as a general description of each.

Clarity Grade
Description
Appearance
F Flawless Clear stone, free of all flaws, even under 10x magnification
IF Internally Flawless No inclusions visible at 10x magnification
VVS1 Very Very Slight Inclusion #1 Tiny inclusions are extremely difficult to find, even under 10x magnification
VVS2 Very Very Slight Inclusion #2 Tiny inclusions are very difficult to find, even under 10x magnification
VS1 Very Slight Inclusion #1 Minor inclusions are difficult to see under 10x magnification
VS2 Very Slight Inclusion #2 Minor inclusions are somewhat difficult to find under 10x magnification
SI1 Slight Inclusion #1 Inclusions are easy to see under 10x magnification. Considered "eye clean"
SI2 Slight Inclusion #2 Inclusions and/or blemishes are easy to see at 10x. Considered "eye clean"
I1 Included #1 Inclusions and/or blemishes are obvious and rather easy to see without magnification
I2 Included #2  Inclusions and/or blemishes are obvious and easy to see without magnification
I3 Included #3
Inclusion and blemishes that are obvious to the unaided eye

Color

Our diamonds are also available in a multitude of colors described by the GIA. Listed below is more information on the GIA's different color grades as well as a general description of each.

 Color Grade
Description
Appearance
D
E Colorless Stone looks absolutely clear, with no hint of color to the eye in color grading or mounted
F
G
H Near Some color tint is visible during grading. Mounted in a setting, stone appears colorless.
I Colorless GHI color diamonds are considered very nice diamonds for fine jewelry.
J
K
L Faint Yellow Yellow or grayish tint is obvious during color grading. Mounted, this stone still shows a tint of color
M
N-Z Light Yellow Obvious yellow or grayish color
Z+ Fancy Bright, remarkable color - usually blue, pink, yellow