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ilovedogs

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I am a long time lurker and chime in on occassion. Last summer my stone chipped and State Farm gave me a check to replace the stone (long story short) and I was also able to keep the damaged stone by purchasing it from State Farm. Since it was such a small chip on the girdle and could not be seen only felt I thought it was worth it. I had that stone set into a bezel pendant.

So the following pics are....
-My ering set in a Coast Diamonds setting which I did a re-set to this setting last spring (then 3 months later is when my original stone chipped). Now thinking of re-setting into a solitaire, I really like the WF Fine Line Solitaire. I think the side diamonds on this setting are too distracting. New stone from James Allen is their Hearts & Arrow 1.23 "I" SI2 GIA Ex. This is a great stone and I got the thumbs up from Garry on this one.

-Band from Facets. 2.2 mm Channel eternity. Never thought I would end up with a channel setting but it is so delicate it almost looks pave-esque in person and it is really comfortable.

-Bezel pendant which holds my original stone. James Allen polished the chip and set the stone in the pendant. I requested a very thin bexel and they delivered! I only lost .1 in size and you can not tell at all that there is a chip. This stone is from Blue Nile an 1.02 "H" SI1 GIA Ex. My fiance bought this stone before we learned about pricescope but I think he did a great job, it is a beauty and scores well...1.3

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ilovedogs

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and another...

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ilovedogs

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and a third....

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ilovedogs

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very hard to get these arrow shots....

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ilovedogs

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Ok, think I am figuring this out...sorry for the huge pictures above;-)

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ilovedogs

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tired of these yet?

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ilovedogs

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this shows the milgrain detail on the ring

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ilovedogs

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all in the family....

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ilovedogs

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just a couple more.....:)

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ilovedogs

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Far away hand shot for perspective. I am a size 4.5.....last one, thanks for looking and thanks for all the inspiration!

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akmiss

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Your new stone looks fantastic! I love the bezel on your necklace..... Could you post more pics of the necklace
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ilovedogs

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Sure, i will need to take a copule of more shots...will do tomorrow.
 

atroop711

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I love the top view look of your e-ring...the step down look of the side diamonds is lovely..looks great on the hand. The stone is DREAMY! I''m happy that you were able to set your original stone. It''s great!
 

tyty333

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I love your ering and your pendant! Beautiful stones!
 

gemgirl

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I''ve never heard of Coast Diamonds, but I really like your e-ring setting. Please take some pics of it''s profile for us? It looks interesting but it''s hard to see in that one photo you posted.
 

Diamond*Dana

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Beautiful set, really lovely!
 

Skippy123

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Oh wow, gorgeous wedding set
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beautiful pendant too
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MichelleCarmen

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Beautiful wedding set!
 

Porridge

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Gorgeous! Enjoy your new sparkly!
 

LaurenThePartier

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Your whole family is just gorgeous! Congratulations!
 

krockie

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I really like your setting. I think the side stones are interesting and I like how they are set back from the center stone. And your bezel necklace is stunning. I''m dying for one of those!! I love the thin bezel.
 

Ellen

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Date: 3/11/2009 1:53:23 AM
Author:ilovedogs

So the following pics are....
-My ering set in a Coast Diamonds setting which I did a re-set to this setting last spring (then 3 months later is when my original stone chipped). Now thinking of re-setting into a solitaire, I really like the WF Fine Line Solitaire. I think the side diamonds on this setting are too distracting. New stone from James Allen is their Hearts & Arrow 1.23 ''I'' SI2 GIA Ex. This is a great stone and I got the thumbs up from Garry on this one.
I rather like the sidestones, you got a whole lotta bling goin on!
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However, I know what you mean in that your eye is not drawn immediately to the center stone. If that is what you''re really wanting/after, then yes, a reset might be in order. And I love the Fine Line, it would really set off the stone.

But I do really like this setting (and band)! And your bezel pendant turned out lovely too!
 

Brown.Eyed.Girl

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It''s beautiful! And I LOVE that bezel pendant! I wouldn''t reset - your setting is stunning the way it is
 

princessplease

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They''re all lovely!!!
 

D&T

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those are sure gorgeous! congrats on your beautiful pieces of jewelry.
 

coatimundi_org

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Wow that looks really great on your long thin finger! Very pretty stones!
 

ilovedogs

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Thanks everyone. As requested I will post a profile shot of the ring and pendant later after I take a couple. Yeah, I love the pendant. I don''t wear it as much as should. It is not insured becuase of the chip and I am not State Farm would insure since I only paid $300 for the stone....can you believe they let me have it for $300?? I was so shocked when their jeweler told me it was only worth that. Personally I think he was just saying that so he could make a little extra $$!
 

chiquitapet

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Your collection is just beautiful!!!
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