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Emerald Cut Roundup

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urbasic

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Emerald Cut
.93C
VVS1
E Clarity
6.47x4.81x3.26
table=59%
depth=67.8%
Crown Height= 11.2%
Girdle = 1.2%
VG Polish/Sym
4500

EC
.96C VVS2 F
6.72x5.10x3.16
Table = 67.9%
depth = 61%
Crown = 11.4%
girdle = .5-2.8
G/VG Polish Sym
4300

EC
.98 VS2 G MED Blue Flor.
6.82x5.15x3.13
Table = 62.9%
depth = 60.8%
girdle = 1.2%
Ex Polish / VG Sym
3700


Any thoughts on these Emerald Cuts? Im not in a rush, but it would be nice to be done. The first, does not have a super cut and is the smallest and pricey but otherwise is nice. The second, is ok, again not a super cut, the thin girdle bugs me. The third one may look out of place but it is a 1A ideal cut, as per the AGA cut grading scale. The blue flor and VS2 sorta scares me though..

Any comments? Wild opinions?
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Hest88

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Can you hear me drooling over my computer?

I wouldn't be concerned with a med blue fluorescence, though be sure you can return it if it turns out to be a factor. My EC is a VS2. It actually looked better than the VVS1 stone we saw simply because the major inclusion in the VVS1 happened to be on the table, while mine, though of a lower grade, has all the inclusions on the sides.

What's the crown height on the 3rd one?
 

urbasic

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Ooops, Crown height is 13.8%. Again, unless I made a mistake, this one comes out as a 1A cut.

When I got the cert, I did a little research on fluorescence, and terms like 'oily' and 'clouded' sorta got me thinking. I guess I do have time to return it if there are issues.
 

Hest88

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13.8? Very nice.

You normally don't have to worry about the oily or milky appearance unless you get strong fluor.

I would go for this one. It's not all that easy to find a well cut emerald. And, if it doesn't live up to expectations, you could return it. From the numbers alone, though, it sounds really lovely.
 

urbasic

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Thanks for the comments Hest, very helpful.

With regaurd to the 3rd one: I am trying to get the vendor to take some pictures, to see exactly where and how big the inclusions are. The plot shows a smallish on at the edge of the table, face up. Since they probably dont have the stone on location Im not sure how willing the will be to take pictures.
 
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