WHAT SETS THE 8X™ APART FROM OTHER EX/EX/EX DIAMONDS?

The 8X Ultimate Cut Grade was developed using higher
standards. 8X distinguishes itself from all the rest, because it is the best.

In today’s market, more than half of all Round Brilliant Cut
diamonds are given ‘Excellent’ Cut grades, but more than 99% of them would fail to qualify as 8X.

The GCAL 8X Ultimate Cut Grade gives discerning buyers a way
to understand the science of diamond cutting. Looking at all eight parts of
cutting separately will help you confidently select the most brilliant and
beautiful diamond/s, even when purchasing online, sight unseen.

PHYSICAL EXCELLENCE

POLISH

Skill and time are required to produce a well polished diamond. GCAL gemologists examine every facet to ensure it is free of polish marks, burns and scratches

SYMMETRY

Master cutters identically shape each facet around the diamond and ensure they are perfectly aligned. Only diamonds with precision faceting achieve a GCAL Excellent.

PROPORTIONS

Optical scanning technology measures each facet and angle to produce an accurate, to-scale diagram of every diamond.

HEARTS

Precision faceting is visualized as Hearts & Arrows when round brilliant cut diamonds are viewed in specific lighting conditions. Each pattern is the result of superior facet placement and exact alignment.

OPTICAL SYMMETRY

is visualized in this photograph of your lab grown diamond taken in a specific colored lighting environment. The evenness of the pattern illustrates the precision and uniformity of facet shapes and alignment.

FIRE

results when white light travels through a diamond and is dispersed into its rainbow of spectral colors. These flashes of color contribute to sparkle and are best viewed as the diamond moves.

 8X and Diamond Vault of Troy

Diamond Vault of Troy is proud to carry the 8x natural diamond. We have always prided ourselves on educating our customers. At no time in history has anyone made the standards of cutting so tight. Each of the 8 areas of the cutting process must be evaluated separately. We say 8x diamonds are five “X’s” better than all the rest.

If we think of professional race car drivers, cyclists, athletes aren’t they all trying to have the best performance? Why should we not do the same with a diamond?   8x does just that! All the light you see coming from a diamond entered the top of the diamond first. The caricature and quantity of light is determined by cutting. Most people have seen a diamond they will never forget. Some because they are bad and others that are just so beautiful that they are unforgettable. 8x is that diamond.

When you have consistency in cutting it is easier to understand the other areas of quality.

 

GCAL Vrs GIA 3X proportions

Tighter Standards Equals Excellent Performance

Diamonds within the strict and narrow tolerances outlined below achieve an Excellent Proportion grade. You might not understand what all this means until you see an 8x diamond. When you see the 8x diamond next to a GIA triple X you will be blown away. We will explain everything in detail.

 

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Diamond Vault Of Troy

801 W Big Beaver Rd Ste 103

Troy, MI 48084

Phone: +1 (248) 244-0600

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