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My new Hexagon!

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  1. Menlikediamondstoo
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    by Menlikediamondstoo » Feb 5, 2019
    I haven’t said anything because you all would think I was crazy!

    I’ve been searching and searching for a step cut hexagon and have been turned down by many dealers. Apparently, they are very rare to find over a carat. Many dealers have told me they could have one cut for me, but at 1.5carats the price was 18k+ due to the specific shape the rough has to be ect.

    Just when I was about to give up- one dealer was at a trade show and found a 1.56 H/I vs1 that was just cut. I took a risk. bought it sight unseen (except for a video) knowing it wasn’t returnable. Well, it came today and it couldn’t be more perfect! I was worried about the I color, and it is soo much whiter than I expected when I opened it!

    It measures 7.5x8.5 and I think I am going to set it in a rose gold band (after sending the stone to GIA.

    Ok! Here are the videos I took this afternoon!





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  2. JPie
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    by JPie » Feb 5, 2019
    I love hexagon cuts! Yours is beautiful.
     
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  3. Menlikediamondstoo
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    by Menlikediamondstoo » Feb 5, 2019
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  4. westjenn
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    by westjenn » Feb 5, 2019
    LOVE THIS CUT! I can't wait to see it set! Who is the seller? I'd love to see more!
     
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  5. foxinsox
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    by foxinsox » Feb 5, 2019
    Oh oh! You found one! This looks great. How are you setting it again?
     
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  6. Menlikediamondstoo
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    by Menlikediamondstoo » Feb 5, 2019
    Thank you! I’m not quite sure. My diamond dealer “friend” was at a wholesale trade show and he went booth to booth to booth!
     
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  7. MissGotRocks
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    by MissGotRocks » Feb 5, 2019
    Such an interesting cut - please come back with more pictures when set - it looks beautiful!
     
  8. Menlikediamondstoo
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    by Menlikediamondstoo » Feb 5, 2019
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    Thank you! I don’t want to admit how much time I’ve been trying to track down this stone!

    I’m going to set it in a rose gold band.

    The blue will be the band and the yellow will be a very thin bezel. The top and bottom (flat edges) will be open.
     
  9. Menlikediamondstoo
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    by Menlikediamondstoo » Feb 5, 2019
    I do too! Soo unique. I feel my round brilliant is classic, but this is different (like me!). My only concern was that you can see right though the center of the stone- but when I found out all the hexagons are cut like that, it stopped bothering me. I swear, i could write a book on hexagons at this point
     
  10. princessandthepear
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    by princessandthepear » Feb 5, 2019
    Would a setting with faux foiling solve the issue of seeing through the diamond? It is a supremely gorgeous diamond and I am looking forward to the hand shots once set.
     
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  11. JPie
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    by JPie » Feb 5, 2019
    I’ve seen hex cuts that aren’t see-through, but they’re pretty unusual.

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  12. PreRaphaelite
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  13. AV_
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    by AV_ » Feb 5, 2019
    If there really were step 'rose' cuts, they should look like this. I am not kidding.
     
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  14. Menlikediamondstoo
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    by Menlikediamondstoo » Feb 5, 2019
    I’ve looked at that one ohh to many times! If only it were in the budget. The funny thing is that you see through the stone when you hold it up in the air. When it’s pressed against something, the steps come back. They have a mind of their own!
     
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  15. Menlikediamondstoo
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    by Menlikediamondstoo » Feb 5, 2019
    It’s only when it’s held loose in the air. When I hover it over my othe band, the steps come back. I actually like the seeing through part though. It’s very cool how the fire comes from the crown steps!
     
    


    


  16. Gussie
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    by Gussie » Feb 5, 2019
    That stone rocks!!! Can't wait to see it set!:love::love::love:
     
  17. Dandi
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    by Dandi » Feb 6, 2019
    Wow! That is one cool stone!
     
  18. Rpb
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    by Rpb » Feb 6, 2019
    Amazing cut and stone. Never seen the hexagon details before... stunning
     
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  19. Alex T
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    by Alex T » Feb 6, 2019
    I remember your hunt for a stone like this & thinking nope, no way, you’ll have to have one custom cut.

    So to see this is amazing! Cannot wait to see your new band as the idea is absolutely perfect! Who shall be making it for you & when can we expect to see it?
     
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  20. acaw2015
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    by acaw2015 » Feb 6, 2019
    Wow!! Cant wait to see it set. Ah, wish I could play with it, what an exciting find. :appl::wavey:
     
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  21. BrownGinger
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    by BrownGinger » Feb 6, 2019
    So cool, can’t wait to see the finished ring!
     
  22. Matthews1127
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    by Matthews1127 » Feb 6, 2019
    Absolutely marvelous!!! Patience & perseverance paid off!!! I can’t wait to see it on your hand!!
    Please share your journey, and return with photos!!
    In the meantime, keep sharing this lovely!!!! It’s so beautiful!! :kiss2:
     
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  23. missy
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    by missy » Feb 6, 2019
    I have but one word. Hexagonalicious.:love:

    OK I have a few more words. More pics please when the ring is complete.:appl:
     
  24. Menlikediamondstoo
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    by Menlikediamondstoo » Feb 6, 2019
    Thank you for sticking with me along the way! :)
     
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  25. Menlikediamondstoo
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    by Menlikediamondstoo » Feb 6, 2019
    Hi Alex! My thoughts exactly! I knew I should never buy a stone without seeing it and without a return policy- and I did it right with my rb. After being turned down by soo many, I knew if I didn’t grab this- I would just have to lay the idea to rest.

    I actually had a few vendors tell me they could take a 3 carat diamond and cut it down to 1.5! Crazy!! (I would rather take the 3 carat)

    I’m taking it to my local jeweler today To send off to Gia and then they will make the ring! because it’s unique, I’m not really concerned about the color and clarity. I know it does not have flour. The only thing that would be bad is if it were clarity enhanced ect, which I highly doubt.
     
  26. HappyNewLife
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    by HappyNewLife » Feb 6, 2019
    wow, you found a unicorn afterall! congrats! Can't wait to see the ring!
     
  27. Menlikediamondstoo
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    by Menlikediamondstoo » Feb 6, 2019
    ❤️❤️ if anything ever happened to this stone I swear I wouldn’t even bother trying to find another. Just got back from the jeweler and planned out the entire design. I’ll keep you all in suspense and come back in a few weeks when it’s finished!
     
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  28. violet3
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    by violet3 » Feb 6, 2019
    That is INCREDIBLE!!! I can't wait to see the finished product!
     
  29. leukolenos
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    by leukolenos » Feb 6, 2019
    WOW! I'm so glad you found the one! I truly can't wait to see it set.
     
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  30. D&T
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    by D&T » Feb 6, 2019
    what a cool cut! There was one on ebay a while ago, fancy yellow but set in a ring... I almost pulled the trigger... sadly I did not, or fortunately I didn't.... Can't wait to see it set.I'm always looking for unique...something
     
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