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Jeweller in Melbourne / Does Cartier set loose diamonds?

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tanalasta

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Does anybody know if Cartier will set non-Cartier diamonds in their 1895 Solitaire setting?

I am also wondering if anybody can recommend jewellers in Perth or Melbourne (Australia) for single-round brilliant designs that will set stones bought elsewhere.
 

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Date: 12/29/2006 10:57:36 AM
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Does anybody know if Cartier will set non-Cartier diamonds in their 1895 Solitaire setting?

I am also wondering if anybody can recommend jewellers in Perth or Melbourne (Australia) for single-round brilliant designs that will set stones bought elsewhere.
No they won''t. They sell the whole package including the diamond and not just the setting. I don''t know about Melbourne but several jewellers can readily and accurately copy Cartier settings.
 

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Precious Metals is located in Melbourne. The owner of the stores, Garry, posts here by the nickname 'Cut Nut'.

I have gotten them to custom make a 3 stone ring using stones bought elsewhere and am very happy with it.
 

tanalasta

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Thank you Garry.

I am specifically interested in the Cartier 1895 setting or the tiffany setting - and have noticed internet 'imitations' do not have the same intricate gracefulness of the originals.

However, I have sent your staff an email via your website about some of the designs in your catalogue.
 

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As far as I know, Cartier just once made an exception in setting a non-Cartier-stone into one of their jewels.

If you do a search here for the posts of ''Loengard'', this gentleman from Brussels succeeded in convincing Cartier''s head-office in Paris. It took him months of hammering, and offering all kinds of physical evidence like AGS-report, pics of Ideal-scope, H&A, and so on, as well as Sarin-measurement to finally convince them that the stone he had, was at least as good as any Cartier-stone.

He, or actually his wife, is now the proud owner of a unique jewel, with Cartier-certificate and an Infinity-stone.

Live long,
 

diagem

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Date: 12/29/2006 10:57:36 AM
Author:tanalasta
Does anybody know if Cartier will set non-Cartier diamonds in their 1895 Solitaire setting?

I am also wondering if anybody can recommend jewellers in Perth or Melbourne (Australia) for single-round brilliant designs that will set stones bought elsewhere.
I dont think they will set a common diamond in their cartier settings.

I know they would be happy to work with important gemstones not belonging to them.
I know a few that commisioned Cartier to design jewelry using privatly owned ''important'' gemstones.

i hope this helps.
 

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Hey Diagem...you never told me any info about your life in Beverly Hills back in the day...
 
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