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rca420

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Hi again,

After searching for the past day or so, I've found YAD (yet another diamond). What do you experts think of this? I'm ready to pull the trigger if all is well. :)

Color: H
Clarity: VS2

Is the spec similar to a H&A?

Report: GIA
. Shape: Round
. Carat: 1.00
. Depth %: 60.7
. Table %: 61
. Crown Angle: 32
. Crown %: 12
. Star : 55
. Pavilion Angle: 41.6
. Pavilion %: 44
. Lower Girdle %: 80
. Girdle: Medium to Thick Faceted
. Measurements: 6.42-6.46X3.91
. Polish: Excellent
. Symmetry: Very Good
. Culet: Pointed
. Fluorescence: Negligible
 

JulieN

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What we sometimes call "superideals" are not cut to these numbers.

You can cut H&A on all sorts of proportions, and because a stone has them does not mean that it is an excellent stone.
 

kenny

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HCA give is only a 4.6, with only fair for fire and scintillation.


You want and HCA score of under 2.0.
 

rca420

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I noticed the HCA returns a different valve depending on whether the angle of the crown/pavillion or the % of the crown/pavillion is used. Which is more accurate? The angle or the %? Thanks!
 

hikerchick

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Date: 1/10/2007 11:41:18 PM
Author: rca420
I noticed the HCA returns a different valve depending on whether the angle of the crown/pavillion or the % of the crown/pavillion is used. Which is more accurate? The angle or the %? Thanks!
The angle
 

rca420

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I've come down to this diamond and want to know if I can get a better deal if I search around some more. Do you think this is a good diamond? Will it be too yellow on a platinum setting? Thanks! :)

Carat: 1.08
Cut: H&A Ideal
Color: I
Clarity: VVS2
Depth: 61.3%
Table: 54.5%
Cost: $6000
 

JulieN

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Date: 1/11/2007 1:36:25 AM
Author: rca420
I''ve come down to this diamond and want to know if I can get a better deal if I search around some more. Do you think this is a good diamond? Will it be too yellow on a platinum setting? Thanks! :)

Carat: 1.08
Cut: H&A Ideal
Color: I
Clarity: VVS2
Depth: 61.3%
Table: 54.5%
Cost: $6000
Well, I thought you wanted >1.1 and around 5K, and I know you are not opposed to SI1
So I think these are better options:
http://www.whiteflash.com/round_ideal_cut/Round-Ideal-Cut-cut-diamond-183729.htm#
http://www.whiteflash.com/round_ideal_cut/Round-Ideal-Cut-cut-diamond-183725.htm#
http://www.whiteflash.com/round_ideal_cut/Round-Ideal-Cut-cut-diamond-183724.htm#

Plat is fine.
 

rca420

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JulieN: How were you able to find them? I was searching on WF''s site and wasn''t able to find the 3 you listed. WOW! You are good. Thanks!
 

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