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jmlconkl

Rough_Rock
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Hello, looking for help choosing between two stones (both ~1.9 ct, same color and clarity), trying to determine if there is any meaningful difference between them with respect to cut.

Choice 1:
Depth %61.6
Table %55.3
Crown Angle34.5
Star %50.0
Pavilion Angle40.7
Crown %15.4
Lower Girdle %77.0

HCA 0.9

Choice 2:
DIAMOND SPECIFICATIONS
Depth %62.0
Table %56.3
Crown Angle34.8
Star %52.0
Pavilion Angle40.8
Crown %15.2
Lower Girdle %76.0

HCA 1.3

Choice 2 is very slightly less expensive. To me they are essentially equivalent, but just wondering if anyone sees any meaningful difference in the cut? Also, I have seen some places that HCA < 1 is not ideal for ring (better for pendant??) not sure if this is correct, in this case would I be better of with the HCA 1.3 diamond (all else being equal?)

Thanks so much for any advice!
 

lovedogs

Super_Ideal_Rock
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I expect these will look very similar IRL. Do you have any pics of either of them (videos of them in motion would be even better)?
 

jmlconkl

Rough_Rock
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I expect these will look very similar IRL. Do you have any pics of either of them (videos of them in motion would be even better)?

Thank you for the reply - here are the pics for each!

CHOICE 1:

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CHOICE 2:

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Thanks so much for any suggestions! (ASET/Idealscope is definitely beyond my expertise, appreciate any meaningful difference you observe between these two)
 

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jmlconkl

Rough_Rock
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thanks so much for the quick reply! :) I will feel at ease and take the (slightly) cheaper one (yes, both are ACA and same size)
 

headlight

Ideal_Rock
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You've already made your choice, it appears. The only difference to me is that one has a 55 table and I am just drawn to that but both of these stones are amazing and there is honestly not a bad choice! Congrats!
 

jmlconkl

Rough_Rock
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Thank you both for the additional feedback - the first one was my initial selection also and the price is very similar. Would you be able to elaborate to me on why the 55 table is desirable, and what that stands out to you? The consultant at Whiteflash also mentioned it as an advantage but I’m a newbie and don’t really understand the significance... thanks again
 

lovedogs

Super_Ideal_Rock
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Thank you both for the additional feedback - the first one was my initial selection also and the price is very similar. Would you be able to elaborate to me on why the 55 table is desirable, and what that stands out to you? The consultant at Whiteflash also mentioned it as an advantage but I’m a newbie and don’t really understand the significance... thanks again

it's a personal preference but small tables sometimes are desirable because they can be very firey. But in this case both will be excellent, and a 56% table is also considered a "small" table (in the grand scheme of things)
 

Dancing Fire

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I'll take door #1. I love a small table with a high crown. :kiss2: two beautiful top cut stones.
 
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