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At what distance does diamond(s) look its best?

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  1. Dancing Fire
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    by Dancing Fire » Jun 13, 2019 at 1:34 AM
    would my diamond look sparkier to the person sitting across the dining table from me? I guess all depends on the lighting?
     
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  2. MissGotRocks
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    by MissGotRocks » Jun 13, 2019 at 6:11 AM
    It really does depend on the lighting but I think from across the table it will be very blingy. We tend to look out our own diamonds up close on our hands but I think it almost looks better if you fully extend your arm and look at it from that distance.
     
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    by OoohShiny » Jun 13, 2019 at 6:22 AM
    If you give me your diamond, I can wear it for you and you can assess for yourself ;-)
     
    


    


  5. Garry H (Cut Nut)
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    by Garry H (Cut Nut) » Jun 13, 2019 at 7:54 PM
    If you have ever seen the sparkles on the ceiling of the car or in an aeroplane etc - then you need to be lined up with those sparkles to see a bright flash.
    When you sit still and look at a diamond you will see more (and often brighter) flashes with 2 eyes than with one because you doubled the points where a flash can see your eyes.
    The further away you are the more likely the flash will be a blue to red one (green is almost always absent).
     
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  6. Demon
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    by Demon » Jun 13, 2019 at 8:21 PM
    Green is almost always absent at a distance?
     
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    by Garry H (Cut Nut) » Jun 13, 2019 at 8:28 PM
    Green is in the middle of the spectrum / rainbow. As such when you see green you will get some red orange and blue violet - and Whalla! it is a white flash!
    Try it - sit very still and find a place where you can follow a blue flash and move your head slightly till you see it turn white and then if you are very careful you can see the white turn to red and then disappear or go dark.
     
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  8. Demon
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    by Demon » Jun 13, 2019 at 8:36 PM
    I will, first chance I get.=)2
     
  9. Dancing Fire
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    by Dancing Fire » Jun 13, 2019 at 9:04 PM
    Yup, hard to capture green even in a pic. This is the only green shot I
    have on a diamond.

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    by OoohShiny » Jun 14, 2019 at 4:46 AM
    Ooh, I think I have some green in my avatar pic?! :))
     
    


    


  11. Demon
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    by Demon » Jun 14, 2019 at 12:51 PM
    MyGreenFire.jpg I have a green picture in the "fire" thread. Around page 50, I think, lol.
     
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    by EC8 » Jun 14, 2019 at 7:03 PM
    99D32C1D-56E8-4A57-8E8A-BD88E60DB73A.jpeg Green!!!
     
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    by Karl_K » Jun 14, 2019 at 10:44 PM
    lighting and what are looking for?
    Fire - distance is better because the fans spread with distance.
    Contrast brilliance closer but not to close is better.(ASET/IS are showing potential contrast brilliance within the area bordered by the diamonds girdle, vs contrast brilliance on the hand here you have to take into account the setting and the hand as contrast)
    General sparkle - mid distance generally approximately 1/2 arm length.
     
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