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Discussion in 'Colored Gemstones' started by elle_71125, Aug 17, 2015.

  1. Stone Hunter
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    by Stone Hunter » Dec 21, 2018
    No the stone in my Avatar is a Spessertite Garnet cut by Barry Bridgestock before he owned ACStones. I think that's the stone of mine you are asking about.
     
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  2. Shijitake
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    by Shijitake » Dec 21, 2018
    I wonder who bought that stone. I want pictures. I wish it was mine ;(
     
  3. Volvoqueen
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    by Volvoqueen » Dec 23, 2018
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    Its raining in the PNW, and my house is old and has horrible lighting. But I tried too capture the silk, the color is so pretty. I'm thinking a larger hallow of diamonds, black rhodium head, 18K rose gold band. Who knows, I've got so many projects, but not many are getting finished.

    First on the list is a toi et moi ring with my Winza Ruby I purchased last summer, but we are getting ready to remodel, so that will be on hold until mid summer.
     
  4. elle_71125
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    by elle_71125 » Dec 23, 2018
    I’m so excited a PSer bought this. I had some serious jealousy going when I missed out on that one. It looks lovely! I’d love to see an outdoors pic, when you get a chance. :mrgreen2: :love:
     
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  5. marymm
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    by marymm » Dec 24, 2018
    ^ Yes! Lovely shade and depth of color and IMHO the silkiness only enhances the overall gorgeousness of this Spinel - score, Volvoqueen, can't wait to see how you end up setting it!
     
  6. Shijitake
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    by Shijitake » Dec 26, 2018
    He just posted new gems. Someone buy the pink one before I do! I want PICS!!
     
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  7. Hivona
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    by Hivona » Dec 26, 2018
    I almost took the bait but restrained myself! I bought a pink/purple lab sapphire from a recent drop. It does look beautiful though!
     
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  8. lilmosun
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    by lilmosun » Dec 26, 2018
    Go for it! :bigsmile:
     
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  9. Shijitake
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    by Shijitake » Dec 26, 2018
    Same!! I was one second away from completing the order when I knew I shouldnt. I stopped and told myself I should buy what I really want, not just because something's pretty! I shouldn't have subscribed bc I know this is going to keep happening :-o
     
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  10. Shijitake
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    by Shijitake » Dec 26, 2018
    Lol don't enable me like that ;(
     
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  11. suzanne2
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    by suzanne2 » Dec 26, 2018
    I WILL NOT BUY THAT EMERALD. I WILL NOT BUY THAT EMERALD. I WILL NOT BUY THAT EMERALD.
     
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  12. lovedogs
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    by lovedogs » Dec 26, 2018
    I want the emerald and pink sapphire SO MUCH
     
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  13. Shijitake
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    by Shijitake » Dec 26, 2018
    I want the emerald too :( maybe I'll buy them if I have potential buyers later on. So I can enjoy them for a little while :3
     
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  14. MakingTheGrade
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    by MakingTheGrade » Dec 26, 2018
    Lol for once I’m not tempted! Not sure why but I’ve never been that into princess cuts.
     
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  15. lovedogs
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    by lovedogs » Dec 26, 2018
    I think thats the only reason I was able to hold off on it. I don't love them either.
     
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  16. elle_71125
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    by elle_71125 » Dec 26, 2018
    Did anyone end up buying one? I loved the pink sapphire but I'm trying to behave after Christmas.
    :mrgreen2:
     
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  17. princessandthepear
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    by princessandthepear » Dec 26, 2018
    I bought the emerald. Now if only I can save up for my dream setting.
     
  18. lovedogs
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    by lovedogs » Dec 26, 2018
    Yayyyyyyyy congrats!!! Please post pics in the fashion jewlery sub forum!
     
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  19. elle_71125
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    by elle_71125 » Dec 26, 2018
    Congrats on the emerald. I can’t wait to see your pics.
    Plus, I’d love to see your dream setting. Sharing is caring after all. :love:

    I’m attaching the vendor pics here for future reference.

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  20. Hivona
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    by Hivona » Dec 26, 2018
    Haha I’m in the same boat. This is kind of my new year resolution. I’m going to try really hard to focus more on setting the gems I have and only buy gems that I really love or can’t stop thinking about. Not just because it’s pretty. It has to wormie it’s way into my head & I can’t stop thinking of it! If I hesitate then maybe I only like it but don’t love it. But we all know how well New Years resolutions work out!
     
  21. elle_71125
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    by elle_71125 » Dec 26, 2018
    Yeah, There’s that extra 10lbs I’ve been talking about getting rid of for a couple years now (while I continue to eat my Little Debbie snacks). :lol:
     
  22. elle_71125
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    by elle_71125 » Dec 28, 2018
    Who wants to help me figure out side stone proportions? I picked up this emerald from Gene and I’m thinking a 3 stone with moissy sides is the way to go.
    The emerald is 8.57mm and here’s a pic.

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    I like the proportions on this one but I don’t know how to interpret that into sizing.
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    I did a mock up of three sizes below.
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    So what do you guys think? I appreciate any and all help. :mrgreen2:
     
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  23. lovedogs
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    by lovedogs » Dec 28, 2018
    No clue about the proportions of the other Lm ring, but I like the 4.5 or 5
    mm side stones, bc the 5.5mm take focus away from the center.
     
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  24. lovedogs
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    by lovedogs » Dec 28, 2018
    In case it helps, here's a 3 stone with proportions you might like.

    http://www.diamondsbylauren.com/index.php/jewelry/380ct-yellow-vs2-cushion-gia-r5640

    The center is 9*8, and TCW of the side stones is .76 rounds. So my guess is that the side stones are around 4.5mm, give or take. IMHO, if you like this style/proportion then I'd go with 4.5mm side stones, since your center Stone isnt too different than theirs, and cushions face up smaller than rounds for their weight.
     
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  25. Rare gem lover
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    by Rare gem lover » Dec 28, 2018
    Love three stone rings !! 4.5 mm is best because the other sizes may allow the moissanite stones to overpower the Center.
     
  26. elle_71125
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  27. daneshpastry
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    by daneshpastry » Dec 31, 2018
    The octagonal shape of this makes it tricky to set with side stones - just because they won't be flush. Personally, I'd set it all by itself. It's so beautiful, I don't think it needs anything extra. Just my 2 cents. :)
     
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  28. pwsg07
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    by pwsg07 » Dec 31, 2018
    I like 5 mm the best
     
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  29. JPie
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    by JPie » Jan 2, 2019
    Lots of garnets today!
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  30. daneshpastry
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    by daneshpastry » Jan 2, 2019
    I'm almost relieved when there isn't a stone that I want (or is out of my budget)...I'm scared for my wallet when I get his email updates.

    That tanzanite though :kiss2:
     
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