Diamond Anatomy

Diamond Anatomy Defined:

Every diamond has a distinct set of properties and proportions which defines its anatomy.
The below guide will help you identify these areas:

Crown: The top part of a diamond extending from the table to the girdle.

Culet: The small or pointed facet at the very bottom of a polished stone.

Depth: The total height of a diamond as measured from the table to the culet.

Diameter: Width of a polished stone that is measured from edge to edge.

Girdle: The very edge of the diamond where the crown and pavilion meet.

Pavilion: The underside of a diamond extending from the girdle down to the culet.

Table: Largest polished facet located on the top portion of the diamond.