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Diamonds cut with precisely aligned and optimally proportioned facets produce a pattern called Hearts & Arrows (H&A), a visual phenomenon that appears in the finest Ideal Cut diamonds when viewed through a H&A viewer.

 

Not all AGS Triple Ideal Diamonds display Hearts & Arrows. The AGS parameters still allow for a great deal of variance in the look of the diamond.

 

Not all Hearts & Arrows Diamonds are AGS Triple Ideal Diamonds. It is possible, to see a Hearts & Arrows pattern in a stone if the polish or proportions are not ideal.

 

 

The bowtie effect is common in fancy shapes (non-round). It is caused by the uneven distribution of light return. There are ways to minimize the effect. In general, the smaller the bowtie, the better the cut.

 

Megan G.G.

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