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Niel

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I clicked on your link expecting something jaw dropping. Nearly 5 CTS! Looking at it unfortunately I was underwhelmed. It's got size and but the color and cut seem flat.

Sorry I'm sure that wasnt necessary what you wanted to hear.

Admittedly I have no idea what that tone you have there costs but- smaller ctw (but basically 10*7.5) this stone has in my opiniona better combination of cut, color, ctw and still very high clarity.
https://www.jamesallen.com/mobile/loose-diamonds/fancy-color/yellow/emerald-cut/3.77-carat-vvs2-clarity-sku-1025851
This this for anywho?
 

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Niel|1469678000|4060103 said:
I clicked on your link expecting something jaw dropping. Nearly 5 CTS! Looking at it unfortunately I was underwhelmed. It's got size and but the color and cut seem flat.

Sorry I'm sure that wasnt necessary what you wanted to hear.

Admittedly I have no idea what that tone you have there costs but- smaller ctw (but basically 10*7.5) this stone has in my opiniona better combination of cut, color, ctw and still very high clarity.
https://www.jamesallen.com/mobile/loose-diamonds/fancy-color/yellow/emerald-cut/3.77-carat-vvs2-clarity-sku-1025851
This this for anywho?
I agree with Neil that I'm honestly underwhelmed by that stone. Do you have specific criteria you're looking for? I like the one Neil posted, and I found some others (although of course not 100% they'll be your cup of tea).

https://enchanteddiamonds.com/diamonds/view/D555-615Z46230
https://enchanteddiamonds.com/diamonds/view/E504-7541Z8246 I LOVE this one, but I can see that the color might not be for everyone.
http://www.diamondsbylauren.com/index.php/jewelry/yellow-diamond-406ct-y-z-internally-flawless-radiant-cut-diamond-gia-r7165
 

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lovedogs|1469682398|4060122 said:
Niel|1469678000|4060103 said:
I clicked on your link expecting something jaw dropping. Nearly 5 CTS! Looking at it unfortunately I was underwhelmed. It's got size and but the color and cut seem flat.

Sorry I'm sure that wasnt necessary what you wanted to hear.

Admittedly I have no idea what that tone you have there costs but- smaller ctw (but basically 10*7.5) this stone has in my opiniona better combination of cut, color, ctw and still very high clarity.
https://www.jamesallen.com/mobile/loose-diamonds/fancy-color/yellow/emerald-cut/3.77-carat-vvs2-clarity-sku-1025851
This this for anywho?
I agree with Neil that I'm honestly underwhelmed by that stone. Do you have specific criteria you're looking for? I like the one Neil posted, and I found some others (although of course not 100% they'll be your cup of tea).

https://enchanteddiamonds.com/diamonds/view/D555-615Z46230
https://enchanteddiamonds.com/diamonds/view/E504-7541Z8246 I LOVE this one, but I can see that the color might not be for everyone.
http://www.diamondsbylauren.com/index.php/jewelry/yellow-diamond-406ct-y-z-internally-flawless-radiant-cut-diamond-gia-r7165

I understand why you love that one too! Its a beauty but for sure, more on the champagne scale.

Frankly a Y-Z may be a much better bargain unless one wants to pay for the fancy yellow grade. I also like the crispness of the facets.

I also wasn't terribly overtaken by the Leibish stone but in my defense, I'm not so big on diamonds either. However I will say that I feel that in that light yellow category, you have more options open to you. Of course you have to be the one who loves it, and if you love it, then mine or anyone else's opinion shouldn't matter.
 

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I think having a lively stone is the priority with a nice lemony yellow color (i'm not too big on the canary yellows yet) :love: I already have a 2ct square cushion and want to get a bigger carat weight elongated stone.
 

Niel

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lulualulu0811|1469734082|4060289 said:
I think having a lively stone is the priority with a nice lemony yellow color (i'm not too big on the canary yellows yet) :love: I already have a 2ct square cushion and want to get a bigger carat weight elongated stone.
Does that mean you do or do not like that color at ja?
 

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lulualulu0811|1469759744|4060406 said:
The color is great - I like it but it is a bit over my budget..
Do you mind sharing what your budget is? We can potentially give you alternative options :)
 

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What is lemony to me might not be lemony to you. When I see the colour of a lemon in person, it is very bright and strongly yellow. The Leibish stone isn't what I consider "lemony". It can, however, be enhanced in a yellow gold setting.

Although it is deep and has a small table, it has a pretty serious tilt window. I'm not sure much this will lessen once set. This will bother some people but won't faze others.
 

lulualulu0811

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My budget is pretty tight - would like to stay within the 35K range if possible..

I greatly appreciate all your help and comments - i'm very new to the fancy color/cut world and really learned alot from all of you here :angel:
 
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