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difference between 1 and 2 in clarity ratings

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syjsong

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Hello,

What is the difference between the 1 and 2 in the clarity ratings, like SI1 and SI2, VVS1 and VVS2?

Is it the size, number, or position of inclusions?
 

jamesd

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Size, number and position. Any or all of those could be involved in the decision. In general, more inclusions, larger inclusions or inclusions under the table will tend to favor a lower grade.
 
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