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Diamond Anatomy Definition and Guide

Diamond anatomy represents the sparkle reflection ability decided with the making and crafting process

Diamond Anatomy represents the framework or structure that craftsmen create on the grading wheel. Diamond Anatomy is not just an indicator of a diamond's part but suggests whether you choose a diamond or not. In Diamond Anatomy Table, Culet, Crown, Pavilion, and Girdle are included. That's why Diamond anatomy became the most important factor. If you know diamond anatomy, you can easily deal with diamond manufacturers for your choice of diamond.

The anatomy of a diamond has a crown, table, pavilion, girdle, and tick point. The anatomy diamond is the hands, nose, mouth, head, and legs of the diamond such as the human body. The anatomy of a diamond is called a diamond's body; from it, all the appearance is decided, if exactly and without error, all process has been done. The anatomy of a diamond carries the looking responsibility of the diamond, and without it, the diamond doesn't look appealing.

  • What is diamond's anatomy?

Diamond anatomy is known as below mentioned surfaces in gemological terms(Diamond Checker):- Diamond anatomy includes table, crown, girdle, pavilion, and culet surfaces.

From anatomy, the grade of the diamond has decided. Diamond anatomy is the indicator of how well diamond sparkle, what is the durability stage, and craftsmanship level. Read below the information regarding diamond anatomy.

1. Table Surface = Center place of the diamond and table surface helps the sparkle to reflect with more in return.
2. Crown Surface = Crown surface is the place around the table surface carries the triangle and cube-shaped facets. 
3. Girdle Surface = After crown surface, the thin facets are covered up, and it interacts with the pavilion and crown surface to complete the length. It is called a girdle surface.
4. Pavilion Surface = Diamond pavilion surface connects all faceting lines in straight triangle lines in one place. The pavilion comes after the girdle part, and the pavilion surface has more width and length than the table surface.
5. Culet Surface= The diamond culet surface is known as the leg of the diamond, which helps to diamond the stand. It has a sharp edge, and facets are gathered on the culet surface, and from here, all light returns as sparkle.

Unfortunately, Lab-Grown Diamonds and Natural Diamonds have identical anatomies.

Diamond’s body parts or anatomies are divided into five divisions. So let us start to explore diamond anatomy. The diamond part's names are as follows from ascending to descending pattern.

The first part is the table. The second is the crown surface. The third number surface is famous as the “girdle,” while the fourth part is known as the “Pavillion.” The final and bottom part of the diamond represents the sharp edge which is called the “Tick Point or Culet.”

So, let’s start to explore the diamond’s anatomy in brief and accurate detail.

  • What is diamond table surface in anatomy?

A table surface in anatomy is known for its sparkle ability on the eyes. From the top view of the diamond at the center place, sqausre shaped faceting available which called as table anatomy. The table surface has a clear appearance, and on it, no single faceting is placed because it's the most important part of the diamond.

If the diamond has some nuance-like impurities, the table surface helps you see the impurities or inclusions. At the top view of the diamond table surface, you see there many faceting lines matched from east to west and south to north.

In diamond anatomy table surface, customization is available when you ask your jeweler or manufacturer. But, it is very risky.

We recommend choosing only traditional cut diamonds with exact proportions on the table surfaces. Also, you can try antique shapes of lab-grown diamonds to fulfill a wish to wear different faceting style diamonds. In table surface, many other shapes are matched together from different corners.

Diamond table surfaces represents the top part of the structure

In short, diamond’s table surfaces represent the overall appearance of the craftsmanship. If the faceting line doesn’t match at their exact place, you can say that diamond’s proportion of the cutting and polishing process is not done well.

In those processes, the diamond’s surface has defects that are not rectified by the polish checker, sometimes. But don’t worry; you can decide the purchasing decisions based on the clarity grade, which is determined by the diamond's table surface.

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  • What is the crown surface of a diamond?

The diamond crown surface has a 45° curved edge between the girdle and table surface. In crown surface elegant faceting style placed which provides push to sparkling light to reflect on eyes. Crown surfaces has triangle and heart shaped faceting on the anatomy which helpful to identify the diamond inclusion.

The crown surface tells how the diamond will spark from east to west or north to south from the top view. The diamond crown surface is very important for easily fitting in prongs-style engagement rings. All circumference of a diamond is covered by the crown surface.

The crown surface is the most important factor or part of the sparkling lights. We can’t imagine a diamond’s sparkle or flashing ability without a crown surface. In addition, you see that the table surface has a flat aspect while the crown surface features a curved surface facet.

Finally, when you look at the round-cut diamond or cushion diamond, you notice that the crown surface has been placed between the girdle and the table surface.

Crown surface anatomy presents how carefully curving sided placed around the table surfaces

When you look at the crown surfaces, it makes the diamond to select for an engagement ring or wedding band. 

When light enters through table surfaces, a crown surface catches and stores the light in its textures. At the same time, the bottom of a diamond part fires the sparkle; then, the crown releases its held lights with the 5X more blazing abilitywith it. So, the crown part is the leading factor in the diamond's thundering sparkly appearance.

  • What is the girdle surface of the diamond anatomy?

A girdle surface of the diamond anatomy simply represents facets that are helping to release better sparkling lights through the surface. In girdle surface, all of the crown surfaces are matched with a triangle pattern which makes the diamond precious and a favorite.This is called girdle anatomy.

Also, a girdle was engraved between the crown and pavilion faceting on the diamond grading in the polishing process. Girdle diamonds mean that the structure of the diamond is covered by the girdle anatomy, which is an essential part of the bright appearance if exactly placed. 

  • What is the process for faceting the girdle anatomy?

When the polish worker puts a rough diamond on the grading running wheel, then he holds the diamond in the equipment with soft hands. After putting the diamond on the running wheel, he softly surpasses the girdle surface with a 360-degree level on the running wheel for giving or design like a mountain. Making a girdle surface is very hard and challenging.

A tiny mistake will be a major economic hit for the manufacturer. Also, the diamond girdle part’s faceting lines are matched with the crown and pavilion facets.

Girdle Faceting Anatomy will allow the special light and brilliance reflections

A slightly thick girdle diamond means that a faceting is wider than its actual size, affecting the light reflection. In a slightly thick girdle diamond, the faceting patterns don't look good and best but still release less amount of sparkle from there.

The girdle part of the diamond is deciding factor of the cut. Diamond cut helps the anatomies to get a sparkles lights and store it. While the time is come for the reflections then it will be release the sparkles with full of pressure which essential for glamorous looks.

1. Excellent cut diamond:- Very thin and stylish girdle faceting work has been done.
2. Very good cut diamond:- In a very good cut diamond, the girdle is slightly thick than excellent cut diamond.
3. Good cut diamond:- Good cut diamond has a more wide girdle than an excellent cut diamond for matching other parts. Recommend for emerald, cushion, and pear diamond in good cut.
4. Fair cut diamond:- In fair cut diamond, girdle surface has 48% more thickness than in good cut diamond.
5. Poor cut diamond:- When a diamond girdle has 80% more thickness than a fair-cut diamond, it is known as a “poor cut diamond.”
  • What does the diamond pavillion represent in anatomy?

The diamond pavilion represents the faceting work on the surface. All faceting lines start from table surfaces and end at the pavilion surfaces. All pavilion facets have big widths and lengths because 75% of diamond surfaces are covered by pavilion anatomy. The diamond pavilion looks like a graph of mountain lines. This is known as the diamond pavilion in anatomy.

When a diamond is cut at the laser machines for a particular shape like round cut, radiant, or cushion cut diamond. If the laser operator doesn’t give his 100% on the cutting process or sometimes the laser process fails to provide exact proportions of the diamond pavillion, it is backbreaking work for polish workers.

Diamond pavilion faceting patterns suggest how it will help in the sparkle reflections

So, diamond polish workers started to give a specific faceting style on the surface of diamonds. But, if they pressurized diamonds on the constant fast-running grading wheel, there is the chance for a blast of diamonds, and the manufacturer can’t be able to grow the diamonds' value.

The pavilion surface is the most affecting factor of diamond appearance. If you purchase the diamond, then look at the pavilion facets. If all pavilion’s parts don't match each surface of the diamond, then you tell that the diamond could have a manufacturing defect or originated fault. Diamond pavilion facets are responsible for beautiful brightening.

  • What is diamond culet or tick point?

All facets of the diamonds are gathered on their way to the ticking point, and from this point, the lights are reflected in their specific ways. The diamond culet or tick point is the last anatomy of the diamond where all entered lights are distributes the shining to outer atomsphere.

Diamond cutlet is also known as diamond culet because the meaning is the same for these two key phrases. The diamond culet is the place where all the faceting patterns match, and from there, they reflect the lights such as Diamond Fluorescence. Diamond fluorescence's lights are reflected due to the faceting styles which held on the pavilion and culet.

Culet diamonds have the best chance to release the more precious amount of reflections for having the culet tells them to exit with a glorious appearance. For having different shapes, the diamond's culet is unlike. Culet diamonds have more sparkle ability than culetless diamonds because they store the sparkle and release faster. That's why culet diamonds have more value than culetless diamonds. People prefer to select culet diamonds for their jewelry without any doubts.

Diamond cutlet absorbs all the sparkle reflections and releases it from the 360° ways. That's why a diamond cutlet is a more important factor for the sparkle of the diamonds. So people select sharpened edged diamond cutlets for their jewelry and rings.

But, when the thing comes to reflection, culet point releases more sparkle than demanded. When the diamond has no sharp or soft edges, then it releases less flash because the main factor(tick point) of the brilliant sparkle is not placed.

If you want to see the culetless diamond, then look at the rose-cut diamonds with no culet or tick point. For a transparent appearance, Rose Cut Diamond are made.

In descending order, a culet or tick point is the last part of diamond anatomies. In many shapes of diamond, culet has softness like Emerald, cushion, oval, and radiant. In comparison, round cut diamonds, pear cut diamonds, and heart shape diamonds have sharp edges or tick points.

Diamond cutlet appearance with the exact proportions and dimensions

When external light enters the culet area, it reflects 16X more sparkles if it is cut with extra care and skill. So ever, you look at the spring; if we pressure it, then it releases with 10-20X better power. So in diamond anatomy, the ticking point or culet plays a role as spring in looks.

  • Conclusion

Now you have understood what diamond anatomy is. In diamond anatomy, the decision for purchasing depends because if any anatomy is mistamctced, then the appearance does not look fair. That's why if you want to get an exactly placed anatomy diamond for your engagement ring or whenever you want to use it, then select ourosjewels provided best diamond anatomy in the jewelry and loose diamond.

Ouros jewels has brilliant cut diamonds, rose cut diamonds, salt & pepper diamonds, and antique cut diamonds with exact anatomy portions. That's why once time purchase it.

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