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cyberdoc

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How do the members feel about enhanced clarity diamonds? Are they really a bad idea? Or are they bargains? I've heard that enhancement through addition of composites/materials in inclusions will significantly detract from a gem's durability. Is this always true? Some guidance would be appreciated as I am shopping for a stone in the next few weeks... Thanks.
 

Garry H (Cut Nut)

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Diamonds are supposed to be 'forever' so we tend not to be happy about CE's.
But if you are going to wear the stone in earrings or pendant then I have no problem.
Always declare what they are if they are being worked on, and do not let jewellers clean them for long periods in ultrasonic cleaners.

I have nothing against laser drilled stones, as long as you know they are harder to sell.
 
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