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Fabulous CS rings under 1250 dollar!!

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  1. Atwater
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    by Atwater » Jun 12, 2019
    My three-garnet ring in 18k yellow gold under $1000; setting by Ebay Leejewelry.
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  2. mellowyellowgirl
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  3. Mrs_Strizzle
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    by Mrs_Strizzle » Jun 12, 2019
    Love this! Did you send them the stones or have them set by a local?
     
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  4. elle_71125
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    by elle_71125 » Jun 12, 2019
    What a gorgeous color combo! :love:
     
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  5. Atwater
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    by Atwater » Jun 13, 2019
    Thank you! I sent my stones to them; however, I sent the stones in China so there was full tracking information. I think they did a pretty good job in making the ring.
     
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  6. natasha-cupcake
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    by natasha-cupcake » Jun 21, 2019
    Two rings, each just under $950. The gems are Burmese heat only rubies (.765 tcw) from Master Cut Gems, purchased last year during one of their fabulous sales. The settings are from Stuller, set by a local jeweler. These will be a birthday gift to my beloved daughters who are turning 20 in July.
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  7. voce
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    by voce » Jun 21, 2019
    Wow, what a nice gift! You're a thoughtful mama, and I think those rubies will turn your daughters into jewelry lovers like you. :lickout:
     
  8. voce
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    by voce » Jun 27, 2019
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    Don't have it in hand yet, but delighted to be able to post this ring in this thread. I bought the gems during the February Tucson sale for CRD, and if I calculated correctly, everything came just under $1150.
     
  9. Mrs_Strizzle
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    by Mrs_Strizzle » Jun 27, 2019
    Pretty! Is it tsavs and garnet?
     
  10. TheGarnetGirl
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    by TheGarnetGirl » Jun 27, 2019
    Dont ask me why (my brain is messed up :lol:) but I feel like this ring would be worn on the RH of the daughter of a Cuban mafioso and the girl would have this super princess-y attitude and her father would have this crazy elaborate story of how the gemstones were bought from the money stolen off of their enemies.
    In other words its lovely and fit for a princess! I get this Cuban vibe off of it, Idk why!
     
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  11. leslie1956
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    by leslie1956 » Jun 27, 2019
    Good work getting that spinel ring made for under $1250 @voce!
     
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  12. voce
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    by voce » Jun 27, 2019
    Close, it's tsavs and a spinel.
    I got them because I wanted to put something together that reminded me of a lotus, but I like your story too :P2
     
  13. Sungura
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    by Sungura » Jun 27, 2019
    :appl:Well my brain must be messed up too because I’m thinking we should have a backstory thread where we can invent backstories for our or others’ colored gem creations. :twirl:
     
  14. Sungura
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    by Sungura » Jun 27, 2019
    Congrats. Awesome color combo. I haven’t seen one of these rings made. Looks great. Tell us how you like it. I have a CRD gray spinel that fits that setting
     
  15. mellowyellowgirl
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    by mellowyellowgirl » Jul 2, 2019
    This ring totally passed this thread with flying colours

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  16. strawrose
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    by strawrose » Jul 2, 2019
    Dang... :eek2:
     
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  17. mellowyellowgirl
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    by mellowyellowgirl » Jul 2, 2019
    Haha I've discovered jade flowers are better for the budget than cabs. Cheaper alternative and I still very much enjoy the colours, texture and carving.

    A grade jade, real diamonds and 18k gold. Under $1000 usd!!!
     
  18. icy_jade
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    by icy_jade » Jul 5, 2019
    Always an achievement to post an item here. Under $1k as well. New lavender jadeite ring. Color looks different in different lighting.
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  19. T L
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    by T L » Jul 5, 2019
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    Ah, the days when gold was $350/oz, diamond melee was cheap, spinel and tsavorite were not that popular, and paraiba was easy to find at great prices, These were all under $1k. I think the most expensive one was the Mahenge, but because of the relatively large diamonds in the setting. It was $650 total.

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    Nigerian bubblegum pink tourmaline
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    Blue violet spinel (largest stone at 3 carats)
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  20. icy_jade
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    by icy_jade » Jul 5, 2019
    Sigh. I don’t suppose you wanna sell any? :mrgreen2:
     
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  21. TheGarnetGirl
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    by TheGarnetGirl » Jul 5, 2019
    This is yum yum lavender bubblegum yum!
    I want to slap it on a stick and call it a lolli :P2
     
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  22. T L
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    by T L » Jul 5, 2019
    Sadly, i can’t part with anything!!! They’re going to have to bury me with that three carat violet spinel. She’s like my right arm.
     
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  23. Obscura
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    by Obscura » Jul 5, 2019
    Wow! That's awesome. I was shocked to see how much gem prices have jumped.
     
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  24. T L
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    Yes, I am as well. However, being a retailer and being a private seller are world’s apart.
     
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  25. 2Neezers
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    by 2Neezers » Jul 9, 2019
    Your rings and stones are gorgeous :love: and it’s mind boggling that they all make it in to this thread! I wish I would have started collecting back in those days :mrgreen2:.
     
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  26. T L
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    by T L » Jul 9, 2019
    Thank you! Before I purchased these, my eye for gems was horrible, and I spent way too much on duds. At least you guys have the internet to learn from (I didn’t back then) so you don’t make those early expensive mistakes that I did.
     
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  27. T L
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    by T L » Jul 9, 2019
    970014B4-081B-46AC-A129-ACF239BB39F7.jpeg I usually don’t wear this cuprian tourmaline very much, but I love the setting. 18k vintage design with bright white sparkly diamond melee. The tourmaline is precision cut from a horrible native cut, but it came with a GIT memo saying it was copper beating. It’s 8mm with a very high crown. It looks more like an aquamarine though than a cuprian. That’s not a window, but a tilt window. It exceptionally well cut.
     
  28. YC
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    by YC » Jul 12, 2019
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    My latest purchase : chrysoberyl from sedagems and setting from my local jeweller. The bulk of the cost went into the rather elaborate setting. The stone is a bit milky but I like it a lot.
     
  29. Burmesedaze
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    by Burmesedaze » Jul 12, 2019
    under us1250!

    Pink spinel and unheated blue Mogok sapphire half eternity rings in silver.

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  30. mellowyellowgirl
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    by mellowyellowgirl » Jul 12, 2019
    Schmoley that is fabulous

    Haha gotta love inexpensive Chrysoberyls in elaborate settings (I have one too:mrgreen2:)
     

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