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Stuck between two - are measurement differences significant?

daflyinggriffin

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I am currently stuck between two round diamonds. The "winner" will go in a platinum engagement band. Which would you recommend?


Diamond 1:
Color: I, clarity: VVS2, size: 1.16 ct
Cut quality: excellent (polish: very good)
Table size: 58.5%, Crown ange: 35.8, Pavilion angle: 40.6, Total depth: 61.3%

Diamond 2 ($200 more):
Color: H, clarity: SI1 (edit: not SI2!), size: 1.14 ct
Cut quality: excellent (polish: excellent)
Table size: 57%, Crown angle: 35.4, Pavilion angle: 40.6, Total depth: 61.6%


They are virtually identical in every other respect. I initially was leaning towards the first option since it's cheaper and the higher clarity gave me peace of mind since I'm shopping online. However, I'm a bit concerned about its high crown angle and slightly-high table width. Do you think these factors would affect the appearance by much?
 

flyingpig

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Re: Stuck between two - are measurement differences signific

#2 has better proportions. But SI2 is a risky choice without the actual photo.

My question is "is this GIA or AGS?"
 

daflyinggriffin

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Re: Stuck between two - are measurement differences signific

Thank you! It's GIA. Also, sorry, typo!! It's SI1 not SI2

I was mainly concerned that the crown angle might be pushing it, but I wasn't sure how significant of a difference 35.4 degrees was compared to 35.8 degrees in terms of having a noticable effect.


(EDIT: nice username btw!)
 

flyingpig

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Re: Stuck between two - are measurement differences signific

You need IS/ASET images to check for any leakage. The vendor should be able to provide.

Who's the vendor?? 35.8 and 35.4 are not the angles from the GIA reports. They must have performed its own internal scanning.
 
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