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  1. mrsj8610
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  2. diamondseeker2006
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    by diamondseeker2006 » Jun 2, 2019
    Both look pretty good from the limited views, but the .90 F is going to be visually larger so I would choose it over the other one.
     
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    by tyty333 » Jun 3, 2019
    Can we look around for you a little? What is your budget/specs requirement? We might be able to find something with a little better faceting. Not
    that these are bad...but it doesnt hurt to have a PSer look around and see if there are any other options.
     
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    by tyty333 » Jun 3, 2019
    https://www.adiamor.com/Diamonds/0.90-ct-E-VS2-Excellent-Cut-Oval-Diamond/D43058627 another decent option
    https://www.adiamor.com/Diamonds/0.92-ct-E-VS2-Excellent-Cut-Oval-Diamond/D43245387?rfr=similar nice cut but not as big as the 7.81mm .9

    And of course there are always the August Vintage Ovals. They are cut deeper to achieve the beautiful faceting pattern and nice light return. Unfortunately,
    you have to give up LxW to get the excellent light return (you probably already knew this).
    https://www.augustvintageinc.net/collections/opulence/products/0-81ct-g-vs2-august-vintage-oval
     
    


    


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    by mrsj8610 » Jun 4, 2019
    @tyty333 it looks the other you suggested were purchased. The .92 I saw on another site and it was purchased. Are there any others you can suggest under $3000? Or are either of the 2 I posted a good choice? Thanks!
     
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    by tyty333 » Jun 4, 2019
    I agree with @diamondseeker2006. From the images/videos we have these stones appear to be quite similar in faceting pattern and I couldnt say that one
    is better than the other. That leaves size (for me) to determine which one to choose. I would go with the larger (LxW) .9 stone.

    I checked out several sites yesterday and thats about all I came up with. Keep an eye on that first one that is sold because if someone decides not
    to take it, it might come back as not sold (in a few days).

    I'll see what else I can find. You are looking at vendors that price their stones fairly well so I am unable to find larger (or the same) at other vendors.
     
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    by mrsj8610 » Jun 4, 2019
    @tyty333 so the .92 from Adiamor you posted is still available. It was still listed on their site and I just chatted with someone. Do you think it looks pretty good to purchase? Or the .90 F I posted?
     
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    by elizat » Jun 4, 2019
    I don't see a huge difference in the overall look of the .9 v .92. to my eye, in magnified video, I like the .92 a tiny bit better, but they are so similar I think I'd go with the one that is the largest in mm size. I don't think the slight difference in the stone faceting in person.
     
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    by tyty333 » Jun 5, 2019
    I agree with @elizat...not seeing a big difference. The .92 faceting may be ever so slightly better but not thinking its worth giving up the extra size of
    the .9 you found.
     
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    by mrsj8610 » Jun 5, 2019
    Stock # 12455034 - ASET Image.jpg
    @tyty333 this is the ASET I received for the .90 F from B2C. Still think it looks good? Thanks!
     
    


    


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    by tyty333 » Jun 5, 2019
    I think it looks ok (ok as in good). Oval asets are not pretty. Really matters what happens as the stone is moved and tilted.

    The aset is showing a fair amount of green outside the center which is good. I think its worth taking a look at in person. Without
    videos that rotate while the stone is on an angle vs standing straight up, its difficult to see how the stone will perform.
     
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    by mrsj8610 » Jun 13, 2019
    @tyty333 I ended up purchasing the .90 F and it seems to have more bowtie than I'd like. 20190613_181747.jpg 20190613_181634.jpg 20190613_181731.jpg
     
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    by princessandthepear » Jun 13, 2019
    If the bowtie bothers you now, would it bother you more if you kept it? If you are in the return period, do you want to return it? I don't know if bowties lessen when set. Maybe someone could answer that question?
     
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    by lovedogs » Jun 13, 2019
    I feel like that's a very strong and prominent bowtie. If it bothers you now, it's likely to continue bothering you. I'd return it if you are in the window.
     
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    by Ss52 » Jun 14, 2019
    Are you in a particular hurry to have an o al? If not, I’d keep looking. There are beautiful ovals out there. That one does have a very dark bow tie.

    Is your budget flexible at all? What about the color and clarity. In a 1.0 carat, you really shouldn’t see a tint in an H or see inclusions in a Vs2. Have you looked at H VS1 at all?
     
    


    



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