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.
Our diamonds are excellent in cut, symmetry, and polish.
Our diamonds are available from 1/2 carat to 10 carats.
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.
|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|
Inclusion and blemishes that are obvious to the unaided eye
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.
|E||Colorless||Stone looks absolutely clear, with no hint of color to the eye in color grading or mounted|
|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.|
|L||Faint Yellow||Yellow or grayish tint is obvious during color grading. Mounted, this stone still shows a tint of color|
|N-Z||Light Yellow||Obvious yellow or grayish color|
|Z+||Fancy||Bright, remarkable color - usually blue, pink, yellow|