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My New 3.08ctw Diamond Studs

Kimmy

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I'm proud to reveal my new 3.08ctw diamond studs. They're excellent cut (supposedly H&A) J/VS2. They are EGL graded so they are a bit warm, but even with a loupe they are almost entirely clean. I have them set in 18k YG 3 prong martinis, but I'm considering having them re-set in 18k RG 8 prong martinis. Do you think an 8 prong RG setting will make the diamonds look too warm? I'd love some thoughts. I can't seem to find pictures of any warmer diamonds in YG or RG 8 prongs. I apologize for not taking nice closeups of the diamonds, but I only have the camera on my phone. I just want to add that I knew what I was getting into buying EGL stones, the diamonds are actually clearer than I expected.

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Kimmy

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Thank you both! I'm absolutely loving them!

How do you think they would look in rose gold 8 prong martinis? Would it make them look too warm?
 

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Kimmy|1308271575|2947909 said:
Thank you both! I'm absolutely loving them!

How do you think they would look in rose gold 8 prong martinis? Would it make them look too warm?
It's hard to tell from the picture, but rose gold is always dreamy to me.
 

marcy

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Very pretty.
 

tyty333

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Lovely! I think rose gold on a lower color would be gorgeous!
 

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I usually want prongs to be pretty invisible on diamonds and not have their reflection show in the stone, so I always choose white metals for diamonds (unless they are yellow and then I'd go with yg).

I told you on the other thread...but they look beautiful on you! :appl:
 

yssie

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WOW. Those are massive :sun:

Agree w/ DS - I'd do white, it's a no-brainer debate btwn size boost vs. size reduction w/ a different coloured metal IMO 8)
 

Kimmy

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Here are some more terrible phone pics... you can't see from the pics how well cut and clear the stones are. I hadn't looked at the diamonds off of my ears much (I put them on as soon as they arrived). They're actually really white. I think the gold prongs are making them look a lot warmer than they are. Maybe I should go with white metal 8 prong martinis? I think you're right that they will look larger and whiter. My only concern is that I wear mostly rose gold and yellow gold. Do you think that matters?

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