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rmvfc32513

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Hi all -

First time posting, I was wondering whether the color of the diamonds in an engagement ring setting should match the color of the center stone. My girlfriend is interested in a thin pave setting with an emerald cut center stone.

Thanks for the help!
 

diamondseeker2006

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The color of tiny pave stones won't matter because they are going to appear bright and white if well cut no matter the color. So if the center stone is a lower color, then yes, there will be some color contrast.
 

rmvfc32513

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diamondseeker2006|1460590426|4019006 said:
The color of tiny pave stones won't matter because they are going to appear bright and white if well cut no matter the color. So if the center stone is a lower color, then yes, there will be some color contrast.
The center stone will most likely be G in color. I wasn't sure if it would be a bad idea to pick a setting with the pave stones being H average
 

diamondseeker2006

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No, that won't matter. Most high quality pave settings will have F-G melee stones minimum. You can't see their color. They will look sparkly and white. There is no issue with a G center stone. You'll be fine!
 

rmvfc32513

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diamondseeker2006|1460592538|4019022 said:
No, that won't matter. Most high quality pave settings will have F-G melee stones minimum. You can't see their color. They will look sparkly and white. There is no issue with a G center stone. You'll be fine!
Great, thanks for the help!
 
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