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VVS 1 & 2
VS 1
VS 2
Extra Fine Quality. These gems have microscopic inclusions which are difficult to slightly difficult to see under a loupe with 10x magnification. Very Fine Quality. Small pin-pricks are just visible to the scrutiny of the close naked eye. However, the beauty of the gem is not diminished in anyway. Fine Quality. Small pin-pricks and feathers are just visible to the scrutiny of the close naked eye. However, the overall beauty of the gem is still not diminished.
Translucent
Transparent
Opaque
Permitting light to pass through but diffusing it so that persons, objects, etc., on the opposite side are not clearly visible: Frosted window glass is translucent but not transparent. Having the property of transmitting rays of light through its substance so that bodies situated beyond or behind can be distinctly seen. Not transparent or translucent; impenetrable to light; not allowing light to pass through.