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  1. kmoro
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    by kmoro » May 22, 2019
    For some reason I thought this would be a fun question to ask. It is not my budget, lol.

    If you had to spend $50,000 USD on a diamond, what would you buy?
     
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  5. dk168
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    by dk168 » May 22, 2019
    An OEC or a bigger EC.

    DK :))
     
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    by Demon » May 22, 2019
    $53000 :)
     
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    by Asscherhalo_lover » May 22, 2019
    I can't post a specific diamond but it would be the largest brown/purple/pink I could find :P2
     
  10. TreeScientist
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    by TreeScientist » May 22, 2019
    Best Argyle diamond I could find for $50k. Something like this:
    https://www.leibish.com/pink-diamonds/fancy-vivid-pink-3p-cushion-39428

    There's always a little wiggle room with Leibish's prices, so could get it down below $50k. :)

    If someone forced me to spend $50k on a diamond, I would use it as an investment opportunity and buy a diamond that would likely hold its value. Rough production from the Argyle mine is dwindling, so prices for Argyle diamonds will likely continue to go up or at least remain stable.
     
    


    


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    by AV_ » May 22, 2019
    A deep-ish yellow - signed...
     
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    by diamondnewbieny » May 22, 2019
    It would be OEC, August vintage or yellow diamond for me.
     
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    by ecf8503 » May 22, 2019
    antique emerald / elongated asscher
     
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    by OoohShiny » May 22, 2019
    A 2.5-3ct D-E VVS Yoram vintage asscher or Octavia... (if 50-large is enough to cover that! lol)
     
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    by KristyDarling » May 22, 2019
    Fun question! I have what I want in terms of big diamonds (for now, anyway! :twisted:) but I'd probably use the 50K to collect as many antique pieces as would fit in the budget! In order of preference:

    - Crowned or bowed heart ring (preferably twin hearts!)
    - Flat-cut garnet band
    - Diamond toi et moi ring
    - Diamond tiara ring
    - Gold and black enamel mourning band
    - Watch chain choker with T-bar

    ETA: But if I *had* to spend it on a single diamond, I'd get the biggest I-J color emerald cut I could afford!
     
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    by OcnGypZ » May 22, 2019
    I'd have Yoram cut an Octavia for me.. but I think I'd have to cough up some more cash.
     
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    by joelly » May 22, 2019
    This!!!

    Or I’d buy the 3.54 ct OMC from Yoram’s website (No I haven’t inquire how much but I have recently bitten by OMC’s bug).
     
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    by elizat » May 22, 2019
    Same! The bigger a step cut the better you can see the steps. At least that's how I'd justify it!
     
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    by cflutist » May 22, 2019
    I'd get me a mongo FIY ring to match my FIY bracelet and pendant.
     
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    by Dancing Fire » May 22, 2019
    I'll let you know when I have the $50k. [​IMG]
     
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    by ponyrider » May 22, 2019
    The biggest, nicest round brilliant I could find!! I would set it in a 6 prong platinum setting and add a platinum and diamond band :) I prefer a bit of color in my stones because I think it gives it depth. I have simple, but expensive taste!
     
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    by diamondnewbieny » May 22, 2019
    Omg, this thread made me pull the trigger! I am going to buy a light yellow diamond!
     
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    by StephanieLynn » May 22, 2019
    I would buy the best pre-loved OEC ring I could for $35,000 and donate the rest to an animal charity.
     
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    by bludiva » May 22, 2019
    I really love the light yellows (M-Z) and I don't know why :lol-2::mrgreen2: happy hunting!!!
     
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