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Diamond Symmetry

Symmetry refers to how precisely the various facets of a diamond align and intersect. This can include extra or
misshapen facets, off center culets and tables, and wavy girdles. Sometimes, a diamond cutter will deliberately
allow a minor reduction in symmetry as a way of preventing a defect present in the rough stone. Symmetry typically
ranges from 'Poor' to 'Excellent'.

Symmetry has a limited impact on the appearance of a diamond, and a greater impact on price.  A diamond with
'Excellent' symmetry and Polish may be priced higher than a diamond with 'Good', 'Fair' or 'Poor' because they are
perceived as more valuable and the lower symmetry grades will have a higher probability of noticeable defects.

Each Anjolee Diamond™ Certificate displays the symmetry grade, using the following scale:

Excellent No symmetry defects visible under 10x magnification. Anjolee Diamonds
Very Good Any defects are very difficult to see under 10x magnification.  Anjolee Diamonds
Good Any defects are difficult to see under 10x magnification.  Not carried by Anjolee
Fair Defects are noticeable at 10x magnification, and may be visible to the unaided eye. Not carried by Anjolee
Poor Defects are visible to the unaided eye. Not carried by Anjolee