Glossary A - C
Abrasion; Alluvial deposit; Baguette; Bearded girdle; Blemish; Blood diamonds; Blue ground; Boiling; Bow tie effect; BPP; Brilliancy; Brilliant cut; Bruting; Bubble; Burn mark; Canary diamond; Cape; Carat; Cavity; Certificate; Clarity grade; Cleavage; Cloud; Color grade; Conflict Diamonds; Crown; Cubic  Zirconium (CZ); Culet; Cut; CZ;

Glossary D - H
Dark center/table; Dead stone; Diamond; Diamond simulations; Dispersion; Emerald cut; Extra Facet; Facet; Faceted girdle; Fancy color; Fancy shape; Feather ; Finish ; Fire ; Fish eye; Fluorescence; 4 C's; Full cut diamond; Gemologist; GGG; GIA; Girdle; Hardness; Heart shape ; Hearts & arrows ; HPHT; HRD;

Glossary I - N
IGI; Inclusion; Internal graining; Irridation of diamonds; Kimberlite; Knot; Laser drill hole; Laser Inscription; Length-to-width ratio; Luster; Make; Make; Marquise; Melee; Mohs scale; Natural; Natural Girdle; Needle; Nick;

Glossary O - Z
Off-make; Off-center culet; Oval cut; Pavilion; Pear cut; Pinpoint; Plot(ting diagram); Point; Polish; Polish Lines; Polish mark; Polished Girdle; Princess cut; Reflection; Refraction; Rough diamond; Rough Girdle; Scintillation; Single Cut; Star facets; Symmetrie; Synthetic diamond; Table; Treated gems; Twinning whisp; Wavy girdle; YAG;