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STUDS: Which pair has better ASET, idealscope, dimensions?

CaprineSun

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I have 2 pairs to choose from. The first pair, due to the clarity, is much cheaper than the second pair.
Similar HCA scores.
Both pairs are TOTALLY eye clean, GIA, Triple Excellent.

Which pair to choose?

Pair #1
$6755 total for the pair. I did request a slightly larger table for better spread, since these are earrings.

Diamond A
0.90 I SI2 Eye Clean
Cut: EX
Polish: EX
Symmetry: EX N
Depth: 62.3
Table: 57
Crown: 35 degrees
Pavillion: 41 degrees
6.16 X 6.18 X 3.84

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Diamond B
0.90 I SI2 Eye Clean
Cut: EX
Polish: EX
Symmetry: EX N
Depth: 61.7%
Table: 57%
Crown: 35.5 degrees
Pavillion: 40.6 degrees
6.18 X 6.20 X 3.82


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CaprineSun

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Re: STUDS: Which pair has better ASET, idealscope, dimension

Pair#2
$9595 for the pair

Diamond A
0.92 ct I VS2
Cut: EX
Polish: EX
Symmetry: EX N
Depth: 61.3
Table: 58.0
Crown: 36 degrees
Pavillion: 40.6 degrees
6.24x6.28x3.84
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Diamond B
0.90 ct I VS2
Cut: EX
Polish: EX
Symmetry: EX N
Depth: 62.2
Table: 57.0
Crown: 36.5 degrees
Pavillion: 40.6 degrees
6.16x6.17x3.84


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CaprineSun

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Re: STUDS: Which pair has better ASET, idealscope, dimension

Please help me choose. Both are within budget, but obviously, saving money is always nice. ;))

Pair #1
$6755 total for the pair
Diamond A: HCA = 2.4
Diamond B: HCA = 1.4

Pair#2
$9595 for the pair
Diamond A: HCA = 1.9
Diamond B: HCA = 2.4

Since they are all eye clean, I'm ignoring the ugly marks on pair #1- plus, they're earrings.
To me, pair #2's images do look better? However, there is a huge cost difference.
 

diamondseeker2006

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Re: STUDS: Which pair has better ASET, idealscope, dimension

The second pair, absolutely. Better light return images and clarity. If I wanted to spend less than the second pair costs, I'd go to the .80 range and get well cut stones in SI1-VS2 clarity. I don't like the first pair.
 

Gypsy

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Re: STUDS: Which pair has better ASET, idealscope, dimension

I agree with Diamondseeker.
 

CaprineSun

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Re: STUDS: Which pair has better ASET, idealscope, dimension

Thanks Gypsy and DiamondSeeker!

I had the same inclination, but wanted to double check since there was potential to save some money.
I'm going with the 2nd pair! These are going to be for a gift! Hope she likes them! No, loves them! :appl:
 

diamondseeker2006

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Re: STUDS: Which pair has better ASET, idealscope, dimension

My goodness, what an incredible gift! Someone is going to be very excited! :appl:
 

CaprineSun

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Re: STUDS: Which pair has better ASET, idealscope, dimension

diamondseeker2006|1468546204|4055601 said:
My goodness, what an incredible gift! Someone is going to be very excited! :appl:
She has been wanting 2cttw studs. I feel bad going with .90ct each/1.8cttw, but I figure it's close enough, and it's a nice gift anyway! :naughty:
I tend to go overboard with my gifting. I even bought another jewelry "box" to put them in. Marble peitra dura albacore shell box/trinket box :dance:
Why? I don't know. :twirl: Because, I can go overboard. lol
 

poshmommy

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Re: STUDS: Which pair has better ASET, idealscope, dimension

Great decision! She will love them. Perfect every day staple!
 

CaprineSun

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Re: STUDS: Which pair has better ASET, idealscope, dimension

CaprineSun|1468548492|4055619 said:
diamondseeker2006|1468546204|4055601 said:
My goodness, what an incredible gift! Someone is going to be very excited! :appl:
She has been wanting 2cttw studs. I feel bad going with .90ct each/1.8cttw, but I figure it's close enough, and it's a nice gift anyway! :naughty:
I tend to go overboard with my gifting. I even bought another jewelry "box" to put them in. Marble peitra dura albacore shell box/trinket box :dance:
Why? I don't know. :twirl: Because, I can go overboard. lol
Thanks, poshmommy!

I meant Abalone shell. Autocorrect! :lol:
 

bright ice

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Re: STUDS: Which pair has better ASET, idealscope, dimension

Those will will make a great pair of studs for daily wear and she should love them.
 

diamondseeker2006

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Re: STUDS: Which pair has better ASET, idealscope, dimension

Seriously, these ideal cut studs will appear as large as typical jewelry store 1 ct studs that may be cut deep and have lesser light return! If she still wants larger, then jackets can fix that!
 

Queenie60

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Re: STUDS: Which pair has better ASET, idealscope, dimension

Will receive my jackets next Wednesday and show you photos. I have the same size studs - 1.83 tcw. And they look just as good as 2 ctw studs. Jackets will give them much more bling when she's in the mood for a bit more! Please show us photos after they're set. Wonderful gift!!!
 
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