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LadyMCh

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I've posted a few times over the last couple of months about a diamond I recently inherited from a family member.
Currently, CVB is crafting a beautiful new home for it.
Meanwhile, on the advice of my appraiser, I sent it to GIA to be graded. I knew it was very yellow in color, and the appraiser suggested it might qualify as a fancy. Well...the results are in! She's FANCY! And not even "fancy light"...she's full on "fancy yellow"! I am pretty excited about this development!
She was also measured as:
3.96ct
10.30x10.59x5.86
42% table
56.1% depth
and clarity: SI1 (I was guessing I1 b/c I can see the main inclusion).
Here are a few unmounted pics CVB sent me where you can really see her color. I can't wait to see her set!

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PierreBear

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Beautiful! How will you set it? Can't go wrong with cvb. I bet the waiting is difficult!!
 

acaw2015

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How cool! Congratulations! Cant wait to see the final results! :appl: :wavey:
 

Fulvia

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Saw this and thought we were going to get to see the setting (which would have been RECORD time). But I am thrilled to know your inherited darling came back as FANCY YELLOW. How freaking fancy is that?

Currently jealous of your awesome family that has a 4 carat yellow OEC to pass down to you. :Up_to_something:
 

the_mother_thing

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Beautiful diamond! :love: And lucky you that you will get to rock that beauty in something spectacular from CvB! Can't wait to see how you decide to set it. :appl:
 

soxfan

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That stone is to DIE for. I can't wait to see this ring. :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock:
 

Niel

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Shut the front door that's got to be worth a pretty penny now that gia has it graded the way it did. What shape did it designate?
 

LadyMCh

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Niel: GIA said "Old European Brilliant"! :love:

Fulvia: Setting should be done in a couple weeks! Pics forthcoming, obviously!
Oh, and don't be jealous! I have a 1+ct e-ring, my mom has roughly a 1/2ct, and my g-ma has a small daisy cluster and chippy band. I lucked into this stone b/c my great aunt left it to my g-ma; the original (to my knowledge) owner was the great aunt of my great aunt. Neither of them had kids, which is how my g-ma ended up with it. She kept it locked up. I begged and BEGGED for it for years. My mom was supposed to get it first, but she passed because she and my dad didn't want to pay to get it reset (seriously, she lost her plain YG wedding ring about a decade ago, and it was a struggle to get my dad to okay $250 for a replacement). I pleaded to just let me get it appraised and insured. Finally, they cracked and gave it to me for my bday this year. They have been SHOCKED at the appraisal, GIA grading, and cost of reset. They literally had no clue what they were sitting on.
 

lovedogs

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OMG CONGRATS!!! Obviously no matter what the grading she's a gorgeous stone, but this is great news! Super happy for you!!!! :appl: :appl:
 

LadyMCh

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I'm going big & bold w/ the setting. It was inspired by a few CVB existing designs (magnolia, magnolia mini, lumiere) and a few rings original to the OEC cut time period (as it was really important for me to set it in something with that look).

bezel- YG
halo of 2.6mm white OECs w/ no airline in plat
plat/diamond shoulders
plat/diamond gallery accent
& the rest of the gallery/shank YG

CAD pics attached

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marcy

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Beautiful. I can't wait to see the ring.


Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk HD
 

poshmommy

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Beautiful stone! The spread is great! I can't wait to see it set either! The setting you picked is going to be beautiful!
 

missy

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Ooh that is one gorgeous fancy yellow OEC! Just beautiful. :love:
And I LOVE the setting you chose. It is PERFECT for your OEC. Cannot wait to see the finished ring! :appl:
 

JDDN

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Gah!!!! A fancy yellow!!!!! SOO cool and just gorgeous!!! :love: :love: :love:

Cannot wait for photos of your finished ring and of course loads of hand shots!!!
 

foxinsox

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ermagherd! what a gorgeous ring and your diamond is going to look incredible in that setting! Can't wait to see it finished. What a lovely surprise grading back from the GIA too :dance:
 

hathalove

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Wow! This is a beautiful fancy diamond and I love the story behind it. Can't wait to see it set! CVB has been making amazing jewels lately :love:
 

PintoBean

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She's fancy, alright! And that's a fancy home you'll be setting her in!!! :appl: :appl: :appl:
 

diamondseeker2006

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Wow, that is an incredible diamond and I am SO GLAD someone who appreciates it is now the proud owner!!! :love: :appl:

Caysie was a overreact choice to set it! It is going to be a fabulous ring!!!!
 

LLJsmom

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Lovely, charming stone. I cannot wait to see it set by Caysie. It's going to be a work of art.
 

Queenie60

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Beautiful stone and beautiful ring! I just can't wait to see the finished product! Wow! My eyes are having spasms!! :love: :love:
 

tyty333

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She is fancy yellow and she is big!!! I'm looking forward to seeing her in her new home...it will be amazing (I predict)!
 

bright ice

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That's great news, Fancy Yellow :love: That really puts the value out the roof too! It's going to be a stunning ring.
 

dandl2

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OMG! This stone is so beautiful. What a lovely item to inherit! I am looking forward to your final piece. This is going to be honkin' show stopper :dance:
 

ac117

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Beautiful stone! Can't wait to see the final result! That's going to be one amazing ring!! :love:
 
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