An inclusion within a diamond. A gathering of pinpoints is called a “cluster” or “cloud.” A cloud or cluster can appear as a hazy area in the diamond, a pinpoint appears as a dot.
Any stone whose girdle outline resembles a pear shape. Ideally cut pear shapes have 58 facets.
Bottom portion of the stone, under the girdle, measuring to the culet. It is the area below the girdle consisting of 23 facets in the round-brilliant-cut diamond.
A type of setting where a number of small stones are set together usually by small prongs.
A diamond characteristic that is part of the surface of a polished diamond that was not cut or polished during the cutting process.