All the diamonds are unique in their own way but share the same basic structure. The structural features of a diamond determine its brilliance, proportions, and scintillation. Each part of its basic structure has a particular name. Understanding how these parts contribute to the diamond as a whole help one to choose the perfect stone.
The basic structure of a diamond consists of eight main parts namely table, diameter, crown, girdle, pavilion, depth, crown, and culet. Here’s a brief description of each part.
It is important to understand the anatomy of solitaire diamonds before choosing the right one to appreciate the intricacies of the diamond.