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bludiva

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a halo of varied hues of yellow diamond melee in an ombre or random pattern. or that ew bezel. or color matched tapered sidestones. or so many possibilities. :kiss2:
 

joelly

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Omgosh gorgeous!!!! I’m glad a psers has it. So I can shamelessly ogling it.

I know no bezels but check this out:

This:

I’ll search for more. Love love love your new project.
 

AV_

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I'd want to play with this stone before it gets set, for sure. I can see it with a frame of calibrated rubies, or with golden/deep yellow sides, or, on the conteary, very colorless ones; a certain pair of deep yellows - perfectly matched in terns of cut, different in shade [like honneys] comes to mind [they might have sold & were smallish to begin with]. Sidestones of different colors are always in the back of my mind.

I will certainly be still thinking of this stone in the morning.

A barebones YG setting, perhaps slightly adjusted to support the color, will do too; David knows these things.
 
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mrs-b

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You folks are seriously killing me! Gorgeous designs and suggestions!

I'm leaning towards the halo, as I'm currently doing another 3 stone, which will be my second, and I have no halo'd rings. I'm thinking vivid yellow melee, as I love a yellow ring, and I already have one with rubies in it and one with a GORGEOUS rubellite (thank you, @Bron357!) I have nothing yellow, so I thought that might be very pretty.

Altho, I still love the tapered bullets idea. And anything with rubies is hard to say 'no' to.

If anyone can find anything with a yellow halo, I'd really appreciate it!
 

mrs-b

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Ok. I've made my decision. It's going to take a while, as I'll need to have stones cut. Not going to give out hints, but I'll definitely be posting here as soon as it's done!

Thank you, one and all - it came to me in a flash, inspired by your suggestions!
 

Catmom

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It's a gorgeous, great sized stone. For maybe the very first time I would say do not halo it. There's just something so elegant about a large EC without a halo. I think round stones against the step cut center stone do not go together [of course that's just my lowly opinion] so my vote is for some kind of side stones.
 

Dandi

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CVB's 'Etsi' is one of my absolute favourite settings for an EC! I think yours would look yum scrum with super white rounds on either side :kiss2:

ETA: Oopsie, I see you have decided! Can't wait to see what you will do with that gorgeous stone!
 

missy

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Ok. I've made my decision. It's going to take a while, as I'll need to have stones cut. Not going to give out hints, but I'll definitely be posting here as soon as it's done!

Thank you, one and all - it came to me in a flash, inspired by your suggestions!
Just got to this thread and I am so excited for you @mrs-b...Whatever you have decided I have zero doubt that it will be stunningly spectacular and a masterpiece. Now we all just have to wait patiently...:halo:
 

Weecam

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How exciting! What an amazing stone! I love the yellow gold bezel setting. :kiss2:
 

mrs-b

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I'd want to play with this stone before it gets set, for sure. I can see it with a frame of calibrated rubies, or with golden/deep yellow sides, or, on the conteary, very colorless ones; a certain pair of deep yellows - perfectly matched in terns of cut, different in shade [like honneys] comes to mind [they might have sold & were smallish to begin with]. Sidestones of different colors are always in the back of my mind.

I will certainly be still thinking of this stone in the morning.

A barebones YG setting, perhaps slightly adjusted to support the color, will do too; David knows these things.
Reading your post, @AV_ , I can tell you right now, you're going to LOVE my setting!
 

mrs-b

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Something like this?
Love it, but not quite my cup of tea. The sparkly rounds either side of the duller looking pears would bug me. Love the general shape tho; I love things that reflect genuine creativity.
 

mrs-b

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Just got to this thread and I am so excited for you @mrs-b...Whatever you have decided I have zero doubt that it will be stunningly spectacular and a masterpiece. Now we all just have to wait patiently...:halo:
Thanks, @missy! I really hope your faith in me is not misplaced!!
 

mrs-b

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Ok, so I got onto Amy at DKJ and she's already putting CADs together. She's spoken to the diamond cutter, who needs to see the CADs before he can give a set quote. This will be - by far - the most expensive setting I've ever done. So we'll see what happens when the quote comes back.

Holding my breath here....
 

Sunstorm

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@mrs-b yes white side stones would work in my opinion too, I would also use white if going for a different color. Yellow would overwhelm your stone in my opinion because your stone is not that yellow. And because I find it a soft, buttery color rather than strong color I would avoid vivid colors because that would take away from its soft, elegant, minimalistic, sleek beauty. But people vary of course.
 
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