Blue Nile Glossary
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  Face-Up Appearance:  
  The overall appearance of a diamond when it is viewed from the top. The description factors include the brightness, fire, and scintillation of the diamond in both fixed and tilted positions. This is a component of the cut grade, as determined by the GIA.

See also: GIA, AGSL, Diamond Grading.


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