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william_v

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I just recieved more detail for my stone and was wondering if anyone could helpo me understand the images and give their feedback.
Thanks

http://whiteflash.com/round/Round-cut-diamond-66481.htm
Carat Weight: 2.01 Color: I Clarity: VS2 Depth%: 60.7 Table %: 57 Symmetry: EX Polish: EX Girdle: M- Culet: N Fluorescence: N Measurements: 8.17x8.21x4.97 Cut Grade: Ideal

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tanalasta

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IS looks fine - perhaps not as tight (I suspect) as it could be. The crown and pavillion angles are alright (perhaps pavillion angle 41 degrees average means the stone could be a little bit deep in places but the IS 'is' alright). And as mentioned below, the diamond has been brillianteered. Probably also why it was sent to the GIA.

Whiteflash have rated it 4-stars. Which means the stone is probably good enough if you don't want to pay for an ACA stone.

Crystal in the middle of the table (I can see it on the 40x magnification) but should be eye-clean in a VS2.

Do you really, really want to pay the premium for a 2Ct diamond? I suspect you can get a 1.xxCt ACA diamond for that price. But all-in-all not a bad buy :)
 

diamondseeker2006

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The stone looks like a good deal for a 2 ct. stone. It has great proportions. I cannot explain "brillanteering of the half-facets" to you, but suffice it to say, there are people for and against that procedure and it gets argued on here from time to time. GIA marks a diamond as very good for cut instead of excellent if this is done to a particular degree. I think the idealscope picture looks good, so I think the diamond would be worth seeing. And if you see it and it''s beautiful, you don''t need to worry a bit about what others think of the cut issue.
 

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It should be a beautiful stone.
 

Garry H (Cut Nut)

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Date: 1/23/2007 7:23:30 PM
Author: diamondseeker2006
The stone looks like a good deal for a 2 ct. stone. It has great proportions. I cannot explain ''brillanteering of the half-facets'' to you, but suffice it to say, there are people for and against that procedure and it gets argued on here from time to time. GIA marks a diamond as very good for cut instead of excellent if this is done to a particular degree. I think the idealscope picture looks good, so I think the diamond would be worth seeing. And if you see it and it''s beautiful, you don''t need to worry a bit about what others think of the cut issue.
The brillianteering (painting) is not a problem - it should be very bright and firey.
The ideal-scope is excellent.
symmetr is superb
 

william_v

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Thanks for all of your help. I think I am going ahead and purchasing it. Hopefully it will look as nice in person as on paper.
 

strmrdr

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Date: 1/23/2007 10:29:05 PM
Author: Richard Sherwood
This stone should be absolutely gorgeous.
yep

Its right at my cut-off point for painting the 8 dots are barely open.
It shouldnt be enough painting to make any large difference.
 

strmrdr

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Date: 1/24/2007 7:42:19 PM
Author: william_v
I order the diamond, now the waiting begins
congrates!
 

Ellen

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Date: 1/24/2007 7:42:19 PM
Author: william_v
I order the diamond, now the waiting begins


Please come back and post pics if you can!
 

william_v

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I got the diamond and it looks nice, BUT the Girdle is not POLISH. Is this something that is normal. I have seen other diamond with the gridle polish, but this one isn''t. Now I don''t know if I should sent it back?
 

belle

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there is nothing wrong with a girdle that is not polished or faceted. diamonds in the ''near colorless'' range are not usually faceted. it''s not something to be worried about, certainly not worth sending it back. of course, if it really bothers you, that''s another story. you have to do what''s best for you.
 

Ellen

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That''s quite normal, mine''s not polished either, and you couldn''t pry it off my finger.
 

belle

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Date: 1/27/2007 4:33:41 PM
Author: Ellen
That''s quite normal, mine''s not polished either, and you couldn''t pry it off my finger.
ellen, i''m starting to think we have the same stone

except yours is bigger
 

Ellen

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Date: 1/27/2007 4:35:43 PM
Author: belle
ellen, i''m starting to think we have the same stone

except yours is bigger


Then I''d say we''re two very lucky goils.
 

belle

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Date: 1/27/2007 4:38:26 PM
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Date: 1/27/2007 4:35:43 PM
Author: belle
ellen, i''m starting to think we have the same stone

except yours is bigger


Then I''d say we''re two very lucky goils.
twue



you have a very nice stone there william, i hope you won''t let that unpolished girdle bother you!
 

william_v

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I really like the stone, but when I took it to the guy who is going to set it, he told me that the girdle was not polished. He also told me that the stone might be an old stone or that it ended up not polish due to weight. I was starting to get worried about my purchase. The stone shines really nice and does not look like an I.
 

Shay37

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I have an I with a bruted girdle also. I hear that''s common. No worries. Mine does not look like an I either.

Be sure and post pics.

shay
 

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Date: 1/27/2007 9:24:10 PM
Author: william_v
I really like the stone, but when I took it to the guy who is going to set it, he told me that the girdle was not polished. He also told me that the stone might be an old stone or that it ended up not polish due to weight. I was starting to get worried about my purchase. The stone shines really nice and does not look like an I.
You can tell your setter that a polished girdle reflects light back into the diamond, which can entrap body color. The cutter left this girdle frosted to help it face-up more colorless. This is often the case with diamonds I-J and below.
 

william_v

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Thanks John. I try to learn as much about diamonds as I could, but never really looked into the Girdle. All I knew is a want a med to SI.thick girdle. Today I learned the Girdle''s come polished and un-polished, which really can''t be seen until you get really close to the diamond.
 

kcoursolle

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Ditto what John said, a frosty girdle is very common and actually recommended for stones in the near colorless range.
 
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