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Treasure43

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Went to an independent jeweler today and looked at 3 different diamonds with these stats. Which would you pick?

#1: .922 carat, I color, SI1, ideal cut for $4650
#2: .838 carat, G color, VS2, ideal cut for $4580
#3: .991 carat F color, SI2, ideal cut for $5400

It was crazy, once you went to a full carat the price jumped to over 8K!
 

Stone-cold11

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Needs more data, like crown, pavilion angles, girdle thickness and star and LGF size.

Also, sym and polish.

Did you take any photos? IS images? Those would be helpful.
 

Treasure43

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Symmetry and polish are ideal on all. Girdles were I believe medium? I don''t know what star and LFG are.
 

Stone-cold11

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star facet is a number of facets above the girdle and LGF is lower girdle facet, the numbers will be on the diamond of GIA/AGS report similar to where you find the numbers for the pavilion and crown angle.
 

Treasure43

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Ah, I loooked at the cert but didn''t note the numbers. Any suggestions on what to look for?
 

Treasure43

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I didn''t but I will when we go back on Sat. to look again
 

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If you''re able to compare all three diamonds side-by-side, you should be able to pick the best one on the spot.

Bring the specs back and we''ll help you determine how that stone''s value compares to other stones outside of that store.
 

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Date: 3/18/2009 11:53:05 PM
Author: phildominator
If you''re able to compare all three diamonds side-by-side, you should be able to pick the best one on the spot.

Bring the specs back and we''ll help you determine how that stone''s value compares to other stones outside of that store.
Ditto, we can do that no problem at all, if you can''t choose between them we can find out which are likely to be the best lookers then you can check again to see if the numbers correspond to beauty/ performance and if one jumps out at you more than the other.
 

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I''ll be honest, I couldn''t really tell the difference (aside from color slightly). I couldn''t really tell a size difference between .92 and .99 but I could with the .84. However, they were all beautiful! I''ll get the specs and bring them back. However I was slightly concerned about going to SI2.
 

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Date: 3/19/2009 7:13:51 AM
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Which lab graded these stones?
Ditto, very important!
 

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OIC, that makes it much easier. :razz: So all are AGS0 in cut I take it? If the crown, pavilion angles are not greater than HCA score of 2, I will pick #1.

Can you give us the physical dimensions?
 

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Date: 3/19/2009 12:37:24 PM
Author: Treasure43
They're all AGS certified
Thanks. Can you get me the proportions of each please so I can state my preference -

depth %
table%
crown and pavilion angles
girdle thickness in percentages
diameter measurements
polish and symmetry are ideal yes for all? Do the diamonds all have AGS0 cut grade?

I would like the above info at a minimum.

and if you can -
star and lower girdle percentages
 

Treasure43

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I''ll get more info on sat but here is what I have now:

depth %: 62.2ish on all
table%: 56ish
crown and pavilion angles; I don''t know thi
girdle thickness in percentages: don''t know
diameter measurements: 6.2-6.4
polish and symmetry are ideal yes for all? Do the diamonds all have AGS0 cut grade: yes to all :)
 

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Date: 3/19/2009 5:56:29 PM
Author: Treasure43
I''ll get more info on sat but here is what I have now:

depth %: 62.2ish on all
table%: 56ish
crown and pavilion angles; I don''t know thi
girdle thickness in percentages: don''t know
diameter measurements: 6.2-6.4
polish and symmetry are ideal yes for all? Do the diamonds all have AGS0 cut grade: yes to all :)
Thanks! If you could get the angles on Saturday that would really help and check all the other measurements that would be great and also note which ones you liked best.
 

Treasure43

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Can anyone tell me what I should look for in these things? And which are most important?
 
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