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dek12nv

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First, I would like to thank everyone who participates in this forum; it truly does help a person make an informed decision.

This is the diamond that I am currently looking into. Your opinions would be great.

.90 ct
F
VS2
H&A
Scores 1.1 on Halloway Cut Adviser
Dia: 6.26
Depth: 3.82
Crown Angle: 34.4
Pavil Angle: 40.8
Thin Girdle

This will be set in a yellow gold six prong setting for engagement purposes. Later, the setting will be replaced with what ever she likes.

My goal was a 1 ct stone, but to keep in my price range ($5000-6000) I would have to choose lower qualities. Should I consider this? Would the difference be noticeable?

Thanks,
dek
 

nikolas_cy

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hello there, I have recently ordered a diamond myself but am not a specialist in the field.
With my limitted knowledge on diamonds it seems that your selection is a wonderful one and I am sure that its cut and brilliance will make it seem larger than it really is , so I would not be willing to sacrifice its cut in order to go for a larger stone since it will be easily comparable with a 1 crt stone. As for the setting, a white gold or platinum setting will make your diamond look whiter and more brilliant (i am not sure about this point).
Overall I am convinced that you have made a fine selection however wait for more experienced feedback since I too, am only a customer and new to the fascinating world of diamonds.
Good Luck with your engagement,
Nicolas Pavlou
 

dimsummy

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What's the table %?

You may not want a thin girdle (more prone to cracking).
 

pyramid

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I am just a consumer but I believe thin is okay it is 'extremely thin' and 'very thin' which should be avoided.
 

caratgirl

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Table size is nice, and correct me if I am wrong, but that is not so thin to worry about.
 

dimsummy

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On 5/4/2003 2:53:37 PM pyramid wrote:

I am just a consumer but I believe thin is okay it is 'extremely thin' and 'very thin' which should be avoided.
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Golly, I think that you are correct.
 

Giangi

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Sounds very nice... A thin girdle it ok too...
If you really want to hit the 1ct mark (I wouldn't), try to look at H-I SI 1 combos or something like that... You could find a good, eye clean stone!
BTW, a 6.26mm is typical of a 1ct diamond with 63% to 64% depth, which is VERY common in most mall stones. That said, and considering you've a beautiful cut, which will make the stone look bigger, I'd think that it will look like a 1ct once set. Again, if this bothers you, try to choose a slightly lower quality.
 
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