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Diamond Depth

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Diamond Depth: - The diamond depth refers to the measurement of any diamonds from the Crown (Top) to the Pavilion (Bottom). And it is one of the most important factors in diamonds. Diamond Depth is also known as diamond Height. And there is no ideal percentage set by the industry to define the Diamond Depth.


Diamonds are a very inflexible substance. A diamond is a kind of stone that is shiny, for this it is called a gemstone. Diamonds are both natural and artificial. Diamonds are found in mines, they have a bizarre shape, and they are given shape after coming out. Most natural diamonds have a lifespan of between 1 billion and 3.5 billion but Some diamonds are found only at low depths approx 800 kilometers. Diamonds are known for their shape, cut, shine, and clarity. Along with these, there are two factors of diamond that affect the rate of diamond “Table and depth”

Table and depth are the most important factors because if the table and depth are not right, the symmetry of the diamond is indigent which spoils its show.

What is a diamond’s depth?

The depth of any diamond depends on its measurement. The depth of a diamond is measured at its top, from top to bottom, and from the table to the cullet at its base. Assessment of the depth of any diamond as a percentage. Diamond's depth Presents Her Height
The greater the depth of the diamond, the smaller the diamond will appear, as we increase the depth of the diamond, the diamond loses its width. In general, the deeper the cut of the stone, the duller it is. When set in deep-cut diamond mounting, the item looks smaller than the ideal cut diamond in carat weight. Calculate the depth of the diamond, diamond depth is divided by the width of the diamond The depth of a diamond has a great effect on its brilliance. If the diamond is raised then the light will pass only through the stone and will not create a reflection. If it is too deep, the brightness of the stone will deteriorate and it will look smaller than a diamond of the same carat. When a diamond has the right amalgamation of depth and table percentage, it is more able to pick up and reflect light. Like the table, depth also has a great effect on diamonds, it is also helpful for grading. A small diamond with the lowest depth will allow the most light to pass through from top to bottom, reducing the Florence.

The best depth for a diamond:-
There is no "best" depth for every type of diamond, as like a table of diamonds. The depth of any diamond is decided based on the cut we choose. Depth is graded in the same way as the table was graded. This grade of a diamond's depth ranges from its best depth to its worst.

The range of the diamond’s depth for all the most common diamond cuts is called the ideal depth of the ideal diamond (excellent depth)

➔ Ideal depth percentage of the round brilliant cut diamond is = 52% - 61.8%
➔ Ideal depth percentage of princess cut diamond is = 68%- 74%
➔ Ideal depth percentage of cushion cut diamond = 61%-68%
➔ Ideal depth percentage of Asscher and emerald cut diamond 61%-68%
➔ Ideal depth percentage of oval cut diamond depth range is less than 68% (65.8%)
➔ Ideal depth percentage of pear cut diamond depth range is less than 68%(61.5%)
➔ Ideal depth percentage of radiant cut diamond = 67%-68.8%
➔ Ideal depth percentage of heart shape diamond = 56%-62%
➔ Ideal depth percentage of marquis cut diamond = 58%-62% (very good cut will have ideal depth is 56% to 57.9%)