shape
carat
color
clarity

Opinions on this new stone, please

Status
Not open for further replies. Please create a new topic or request for this thread to be opened.

hindhede

Rough_Rock
Joined
Feb 15, 2002
Messages
6
Dear All

I recently purchased a new stone certified by EGL (Los Angeles). Here's the stats -

Round Brilliant
1ct, G, SI3
Depth: 61.9%
Table: 58%
Crown: 14.6%
Pavilion: 43%
Polish: Good to Very Good
Symmetry: Good to Very Good
Florescence: None
Girdle: Medium to Slightly Thick Polished
Est Retail Replacement Value: $7,760

In terms of brillance, the diamond looks bright. However, it also looks milky. I wonder if this is "normal". Since the diamond has no florescence, I'd have to conclude that the milkiness is due to the SI3 grading.

Is this a correct assessment? What other information might any of you need? Any comments would be appreciated. Thanks.
 

lawmax

Brilliant_Rock
Joined
Dec 31, 1999
Messages
1,317
EGL grading is not so reliable. GIA or AGS may well have graded that an H or I color, I1 or I2 clarity diamond. The cut isn't the greatest. Hard to tell much without crown and pavilion angles. Does the vendor have a good return policy?
 
Status
Not open for further replies. Please create a new topic or request for this thread to be opened.
Be a part of the community Get 3 HCA Results
    What Does Your Jewelry Say About You?
    What Does Your Jewelry Say About You? - 09/25
    Queen Elizabeth II - Favorite Jewelry
    Queen Elizabeth II - Favorite Jewelry - 09/21
    Jade Trau For Brilliant Earth Collection
    Jade Trau For Brilliant Earth Collection - 09/18
Top