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#JOTW My 4.7ct Whiteflash ACA upgrade!

m-2-b

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Hi everyone! :wavey:

I'm pleased to share my latest upgrade with the Pricescope community! I recently had the opportunity to upgrade to a new 4.7ct I VS-1 Whiteflash ACA from WF!!! :dance:

Since diamond prices have been relatively low recently, I decided it was time to take the plunge once again. WF made it very simple and easy for me to trade up to this fabulous stone b/c of their great upgrade policies!

Although there is only a small difference in carat weight with this upgrade, it has a smaller depth which helps to make it appear bigger. This combination equates to a face up surface area of 6% larger than my last ACA.

I love the fact this stone is pretty darn close to 11mm in diameter. It is probably the next best thing to a 5ct rock w/out the 5ct price, especially given my budget! :cheeky:

My new ACA also happens to be a high "I" on the color scale according to Bob, the head gemologist @ WF. It appears to be more colorless than my last stone IRL and fits in seamlessly with my other higher colored pieces.

In terms of clarity, the this VS-1 is amazing! It is so clear and blingy from all angles! I think Diamondseeker has definitely rubbed off on me in terms of her love of VS-1 clarity! :lol:

I want to give special thanks again to all of the wonderful folks at Whiteflash, including Debi, Vera, Bob, Leon and Becca! They are truly incredible people who are some of the best in the diamond biz! :appl: :appl: :appl:

First off, a pic of my ACA from the WF photography dept which made me immediately fall in love with this ACA: :love:

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A glamour shot from Becca who does wonderful WF photography:

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Lots of pretty backdrops for bling shots!

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I forgot to add that my old WF setting was reused and polished to like brand new! Here it is with my VC spacer:

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It matches pretty well next to the F/G melee in my WF tennis bracelet:

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Cartier and ACA!

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In action shot w/ my LV wallet:

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More closeups of the setting:

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Indoor shots:

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With my favorite blue Mrs. Box:

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With my favorite lavender Mrs. Box:

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OMG. I love it on top of your LV wallet! :love: :love: :love:

The first words that came to mind were DOOR KNOCKER!!!

It truly is so beautiful, and so stunning as a solitaire. Congratulations m-2-b on such a great find!!! As you know, I love me a great VS1.

Thank you for sharing such lovely photos of your beauty. I would never mind more... ;-)
 

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DAAAAY-UM. [emoji15][emoji15][emoji33][emoji7]

That is all.
 

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upgradingmama|1460833724|4020107 said:
Omg it's my I VS1s big sister!!!! Stunning!

Love your new stone, upgradingmama! Welcome to the MRB club! :wavey:
 

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LLJsmom|1460835133|4020116 said:
OMG. I love it on top of your LV wallet! :love: :love: :love:

The first words that came to mind were DOOR KNOCKER!!!

It truly is so beautiful, and so stunning as a solitaire. Congratulations m-2-b on such a great find!!! As you know, I love me a great VS1.

Thank you for sharing such lovely photos of your beauty. I would never mind more... ;-)

I knew my fellow LTBP's PS'ers would appreciate some LV with all of the bling, lol! Yes, I think I've become a VS-1 lover, especially at this size! Thanks so much for your lovely comments and I will definitely add more pics at a later time!
 

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msop04|1460835349|4020118 said:
DAAAAY-UM. [emoji15][emoji15][emoji33][emoji7]

That is all.

Thank you, msop! I can't wait to see the reset of your fabulous new upgrade! :love:
 

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Wow!!! I am envious of your new diamond :love: :love: :love: , your excellent photography, and your young, pretty hands!!! BUT, I am just thrilled for you that the right ACA stone came along to get you to that size you really wanted (and great color/clarity, too)! It's just gorgeous!!! :love: :appl:
 

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m-2-b said:
msop04|1460835349|4020118 said:
DAAAAY-UM. [emoji15][emoji15][emoji33][emoji7]

That is all.

Thank you, msop! I can't wait to see the reset of your fabulous new upgrade! :love:

You're so welcome, m-2-b!! ANY piece from your amazing collection would be my ultimate *Holy Grail*!! You are one lucky lady, for sure! Congrats! [emoji322][emoji184][emoji322][emoji184][emoji322]
 

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What a gorgeous stone :love: :love: Truly spectacular as it has so much sparkle. The size has such a wow factor and it looks beautiful on your hands. Congrats!!!
 

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Stunning, just stunning!!! Thank you for sharing this huge, lovely beauty. It looks so nice on your beautiful hands. Enjoy.! :love:
 
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