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newuser2diamonds

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Hi Everyone,

I''m new to this, so please excuse the ignorance. Can someone explain to me why there is such a noticable price difference between the following 2 stones? Stone 1 is $6100 and stone 2 is $6900. I debated for a while and ended up getting Stone 1. I just want to get the peace of mind that I made the right decision. Does it look like a good deal?

Thanks!

1) $6100
GIA Dossier
Round Brilliant
Measurements: 6.25 - 6.28 x 3.83 mm
Carat Weight: 0.92 carat
Color Grade: E
Clarity Grade: VVS2
Cut Grade: Excellent
Proportions:
Depth: 61.1%
Table: 57%
Crown Angle: 34.5°
Crown Height: 15.0%
Pavilion Angle: 40.6°
Pavilion Depth: 43.0%
Star length: 55%
Lower Half: 75%
Girdle: Medium, Faceted
Culet: None
Finish:
Polish: Excellent
Symmetry: Excellent
Fluorescence: None
Clarity Characteristics:
Pinpoint


2) $6900
GIA Dossier
Round Brilliant
Measurements: 6.23 - 6.30 x 3.84 mm
Carat Weight: 0.91 carat
Color Grade: E
Clarity Grade: VVS2
Cut Grade: Excellent
Proportions:
Depth: 61.3%
Table: 56%
Crown Angle: 34.5°
Crown Height: 15.0%
Pavilion Angle: 40.8°
Pavilion Depth: 43.0%
Star length: 55%
Lower Half: 75%
Girdle: Thin to Medium, Faceted
Culet: None
Finish:
Polish: Excellent
Symmetry: Excellent
Fluorescence: None
Clarity Characteristics:
Needle
 

JulieN

Super_Ideal_Rock
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not enough information.

But, relax. How do you like your stone?
 

Lorelei

Super_Ideal_Rock
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Date: 3/21/2009 3:38:53 AM
Author: JulieN
not enough information.

But, relax. How do you like your stone?
Ditto, where were the diamonds for sale? Many reasons why the prices can vary including the type of seller and other factors. Looks like you picked a nice diamond!
 

newuser2diamonds

Rough_Rock
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I like the diamond. The diamonds were actually from 2 separate vendors. The more expensive one being at Blue Nile and the cheaper one at Mondera. I had a hard time deciding if I wanted to go over 1 carat. But based on some other comments, it seems a nice cut between .9 and 1 carat is just as impressive as a 1 carat+ diamond that isn''t well cut. So I settled with getting less than 1 carat. It''s more within my budget.
 
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