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3.11 fancy gray diamond. Setting ideas?!

Lykame

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Oh don’t worry this chain doesn’t fit over my very big head lol.

Because if the size I think it’d make for an awesome pin/pendant convertible. The trick is finding the right size balance that would work for both!

I found this example from Lang

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I really like that example. I like multiple purpose jewellery especially in such a striking diamond. I also quite like the bezel it's already in, but it would be interesting if you could photograph it next to some different colour metals.
 

MakingTheGrade

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The setting is fun because it’s so open I can thread wire through it.
So today I’m putzing around with it as a bracelet lol
 

Lykame

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I see it with a bright white diamond pavé and then something silver and black. Or maybe rose gold and black. (Rose gold looks terrible on my skin tone so I never imagine things with rose gold but it looks like it suits you very well!)
 
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luv2sparkle

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Wow, gorgeous! I love it in the bezel but I also think your design sounds amazing, unique and special. I can't wait to see the finished product. That diamond has some heft to it and I love the size. Is it just me or does it face up really large for a 3 carat stone?
 

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Wow, gorgeous! I love it in the bezel but I also think your design sounds amazing, unique and special. I can't wait to see the finished product. That diamond has some heft to it and I love the size. Is it just me or does it face up really large for a 3 carat stone?
It’s 9.4mm which I think is about right for 3.11ct? And the bezel adds a bit of size. Might be that I am a human have small hands and wrists lol. I’m 5’4 with a 4.5-6 ring size and a 6in wrist so many things look big on me! In the case of diamonds I’m not complaining.
 
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Rfisher

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Very beautiful stone!
How does it change in tint/tone in different lighting and any seeing of haze due to the clouds in any lighting?
Apologies if you’ve already mentioned this and I missed it!
 

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I love it in the wg bezel and with a rose gold chain! There are millions of setting options if you want something more ornate. But I honestly think it's more wearable like it is! I wear my most simple classic pieces daily and rarely wear the rest! I really want to eventually get a 2+ ct in a bezel!
 

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Very beautiful stone!
How does it change in tint/tone in different lighting and any seeing of haze due to the clouds in any lighting?
Apologies if you’ve already mentioned this and I missed it!
It goes from a steely white to darker gray depending on the type of lighting and angle.

If I shine at light directly into it it does look a little hazy but then again my other diamonds look darker and hazier that way too.
 

RunningwithScissors

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I love it! And actually, I love your current setting (but I'm a minimalist.) It think it looks very sexy as a simple pendent at just that length.

Oh God, now I want one!!! I had never seen a fancy grey before. Absolultly stunning!
 

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I love it in the wg bezel and with a rose gold chain! There are millions of setting options if you want something more ornate. But I honestly think it's more wearable like it is! I wear my most simple classic pieces daily and rarely wear the rest! I really want to eventually get a 2+ ct in a bezel!

I don’t necessarily want anything more ornate but I do like the idea of something more multipurpose that I can also wear as a pin and it’s tough to do that with just the bezel lol.

Right now I’m leaning heavily towards a rose gold and black mother of pearl design.
 

AV_

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Is it worth setting with white diamonds for contrast? Yes, I do like it as it is.

(the above-mentioned style as bracellet www , there are quite a few versions)
 

Lykame

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Do you think a halo of D/E/F melee would act like Shale's coat to bring out the colour? Or not even a halo necessarily. The black mother is pearl is also very nice.
 

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I thought about white diamonds but I kind of like the shiftiness of how it looks. And I think a rose gold bezel and black pearl will look so romantic and warm and soft!
 

AV_

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(we were writing in the same time)

Then, www

over & out
 

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Black pearls / mother of pearl would fit so well.
I found an Etsy artist who works with MoP and says he can probably have it done in 2 weeks. Fast! We will see how this goes.

Even if I get it in the next 3 weeks I probably won’t be able to reset it until covid passes and my local jeweler is back. I didn’t feel comfortable shipping this diamond out to a small independent jeweler I don’t have any experience with ..
 

AV_

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I do not want to know how the post is doing, fair enough.
 

joelly

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How about a rose gold bezel? Your diamond looks so amazing!!!!
 
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