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On the hunt for an OEC/OMC/AVC

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  1. Mina-Lo
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    by Mina-Lo » Aug 23, 2019
    @Lovesparklesparle thanks heaps for your recommendations and and thanks for the idea of a comparison vid from ivy and rose, will do. :)
     
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  3. Lovesparklesparle
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    by Lovesparklesparle » Aug 24, 2019
    I would say pick 2 or 3 of your fave stones from ivy and rose and have a comparison video shot, in natural, diffused lighting. Fluorescent/artificial/direct lighting can be unfair on old cuts. It looks nice, but I still like graces stone.
     
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  4. Lovesparklesparle
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    by Lovesparklesparle » Aug 24, 2019
    What do you think of the eBay one I posted?
     
    


    


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  6. Mina-Lo
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    by Mina-Lo » Aug 24, 2019
    @Lovesparklesparle
    That stone is very pretty!
    I'm after a loose diamond as I want to create a pendant with it and a ring setting would be wasted, and you usually pay more for a diamond already set because of the cost of the gold.
    But thank you so much for the recommendations, I think I know what I really like in OECs now 8-)
     
  7. AV_
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    by AV_ » Aug 24, 2019
    Light color WWW ...
     
  8. Mina-Lo
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    by Mina-Lo » Aug 24, 2019
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    Sorry? I don't understand my
     
  9. ForteKitty
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    by ForteKitty » Aug 24, 2019
    I’m not loving the .88’s video
     
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    That video was hard to watch as it was rotating fast- and the clarity not that great.
    Asking for slower and clearer is asking a lot tho!
    I tried to capture still shot of what I think is it looking it’s best and worst.
    What do you think of the facet pattern/performance?
    It still is really really hard to determine what it will do for you irl from these tho. Hard to determine what’s actually straight face up.
     
    


    


  11. Mina-Lo
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    by Mina-Lo » Aug 24, 2019
    @Rfisher
    Thanks for your help, i had the same thoughts, the resolution of the video was poor and she moved very fast in the video!

    I really like what I can see in the video in terms of but I cant help wondering why she doesn't show it up close face on.

    I think I'll bite the bullet and buy the jewels by grace one, I can always return it if I'm not satisfied =)
     
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    by AV_ » Aug 24, 2019
    @Mina-Lo I can't remember how/why I posted an unfinished post! I meant to point to a couple of round brilliants of light yellow color - one 1.5 cts that is now on hold, and the .9 that is linked in the post.
     
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  13. Lovesparklesparle
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    by Lovesparklesparle » Aug 25, 2019
    I would ask for more hand shots from her first just to be sure. Hopefully it’s the one!
     
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    by Mina-Lo » Aug 28, 2019
    I've been unsuccessful in receiving a response from Grace or her admin to send me handshots for some reason, I think they're well and truly sick of me.

    I ended up purchasing the stone from Jewels By Grace, lets see how the stone looks once she's in my hot little hands!
     
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    by OdetteOdile » Aug 28, 2019
    I’m excited you went for it! I have had my eye on that stone, and I think it looks beautiful. Once it arrives, many real life photos please!
     
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  16. Rfisher
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    by Rfisher » Aug 28, 2019
    Deja vu.
    Same happened to me, and I did the same as you.
    Hope you love it!
     
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    by LLJsmom » Aug 29, 2019
    Can't wait to see how you like it.
     
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    by elizat » Aug 29, 2019
    Hopefully you will like it. Odd that no response was received on request for additional data.
     
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    by arkieb1 » Aug 29, 2019
    They probably have handpics on file and they show the diamond close up, and they tend to do most of their photos of how stones look on the hand. Hopefully you like it when you get it.

    I'm an Aussie too :wavey:
     
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  21. Mina-Lo
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    by Mina-Lo » Sep 2, 2019
    She's here, she's in my hot little hands!
    The Jewels by Grace packaging is a bit fancy.
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  22. Lovesparklesparle
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    by Mina-Lo » Sep 2, 2019
    Holy guacamole, diamonds are so hard to photograph/film!

    I am absolutely thrilled with her, she is beautiful. I can only see a slight yellow tint when she's upside down, otherwise she faces up quite white considering she's a K.

    She looks very eye clean, I was concerned after seeing Grace's magnified pics but there was nothing to worry about.

    She gives off a lot of fire, I'm very impressed! She's a keeper :appl:

    Thank you everyone for your recommendations and knowledge, I really appreciate it :D

    And now for some very average photos. Excuse the lighting, I'll get some better pics tomorrow during the day.
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  24. OdetteOdile
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    by OdetteOdile » Sep 2, 2019
    Just beautiful! I love the color!!
     
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  25. Lovesparklesparle
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  26. LLJsmom
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    by LLJsmom » Sep 2, 2019
    She is a beauty. Congratulations!! Can’t wait for more pics. I am very happy for you.
     
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