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#TBT My New Victor Canera 25th Anniversary Upgrade!

MK514

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Hi All,

I have been visiting this site for quite some time trying to figure out what my dream ring would look like. My 25th Anniversary is not until next year but we are starting the celebration early.
My former ring which I still have, is a 2.5 round brilliant in a Jeff Cooper setting. I fell in love with halos and started out wanting to reset the round diamond. Well that snowballed, because I thought if I'm going to go reset I better be happy with the diamond size. I started shopping for a cushion diamond and settled on a GIA 4.50 ct. J/SI2.

Next came the setting. I originally wanted a big substantial setting (slightly gaudy) to make the round diamond look bigger. That all changed when I purchased the cushion. Now I was looking for an understated setting to show off the diamond. I looked at so many settings I lost my mind.

Thanks to you all, I met with Victor Canera. I would have never found him on my own and appreciate you all for highly recommending him. Victor did an amazing job on my ring and it turned out better than I could have imagined. Also, a special thanks to my husband who just wanted me to be happy and gave me the green light.

I have not mastered the art of diamond photography so here's the best I can do for now.

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m-2-b

Ideal_Rock
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Gorgeous! Can you tell us more about the specs of the cushion?

What a way to celebrate your 25th anniversary--congrats once again!
 

Kalrik

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It looks so huge and white! The halo is beautiful. But even more, Congrats on 25 Years!
 

Enerchi

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HUGE!! :love: Gorgeous reset - love your selection of the VC split prong pave setting! :love: Its beautiful!! Please show us the famous VC prongs!

Congratulations on your 24th anniversary - you said 25 was next year, right? Wonderful milestone - yippee for you and your DH! :appl:
 

Mayk

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Goodness..Gracious....it's amazing. Simply fabulous!,,,,,, :love:
 

diamondseeker2006

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Wow! Gorgeous!!!! :love: :appl: :appl: :appl: Victor does such a wonderful job, doesn't he??? We need some close up shots, too!
 

MK514

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Here is a better picture of my ring.
Thank you all for the nice comments.

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Monnyjay

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Congratulations on 25 years, and your ring is beautiful. I had better start working out what I want for mine, our 25 is next year!

What are you going to do with your old ring? :naughty:
 

mrssalvo

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Just incredible!!!
 

Enerchi

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ah! just had to come back and drool over that VC "****" shot of your ring... TDF!!! That would be my lottery winning setting - I love his claws, pave work and the way he does a split shank. :lickout:
 

FrankieL

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Absolutely STUNNING!!! Congrats! More pics (including hand shots please!)!!
 

Rosebloom

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Wow!!!!! I think I'm going to have a heart attach from all the stunning VC work posted lately. He is such a talent. Congrats!!
 

Luxie

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Beautiful! I am a split shank lover - my last diamond (traded in) and current diamond are split shanks. Your center stone is amazing! Do you have more specs on it? What will you do with your original ring? Lucky girl wear it in the best of health! :appl:

And happy 25th! What a wonderful milestone! We are coming up on 27!
 

MK514

Rough_Rock
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Some better shots of my ring.
I'm not sure what I will do with other ring. I have 2 daughters, so somebody will make use of it.
Thanks again to all of you for recommending Victor.
He did a great job, my ring is soo sparkly, the pictures don't do it justice!
I never discussed the height of the diamond in the setting with Victor and I was somewhat concerned but decided to let the expert do his thing after I signed the contract. He set it perfectly. I wanted it low because of the diamond size and that's what he did.
This Pricescope is a dangerous place because I'm already thinking about my next piece of jewelry!

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Enerchi

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you have such a beautiful ring, Mikat!! It is gorgeous - I love looking at it so I thank you for posting more pics!! (lucky daughters!! :wink2: )
 

TXJewel

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Wowzers! Beautiful and HUGE. Congrats on your ring and anniversary.
 

Skippy123

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Happy anniversary, stunning :love: :love:
 

neuronerd16

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Wow... that's a nice 25th anniversary upgrade! Congrats! Can't wait to see what you get in another 25 years. :)
 
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