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Diamond Glossary


Diamond Terms P
  1. Pink
  2. Pit
  3. Points
  4. Polish Lines
  5. Polish Mark

pink diamonds



Diamond Term Explanation

  1. Pink diamonds: a rare natural fancy reddish color available from few manufacturers like Barninka, however radiation treated diamonds (not naturals) may also have a pink color variation.
  2. A tiny opening, often looking like a white dot.
  3. Pts , 1 Pt. is a 100th of a carat, a weight of 2 milligram. Barninka produces diamonds from 3 points to 3 carat and more.
  4. Tiny parallel lines left by polishing. Fine parallel ridges confined to a single facet, caused by crystal structure irregularities, or tiny parallel polished grooves produced by irregularities in the scrape surface.
  5. Surface clouding caused by excessive heat (also called burn mark, or burned facet), or uneven polished surface resulting from structural irregularities.