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MerLine

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I bought these babies in Hong Kong from a diamond broker about 10 yrs ago. They''re both set in 18k yellow gold, not hearts and arrows but the cut is excellent, their color is I, the clarity is VVS1. One is 3.46 carats and the other is 3.41 carats..Total carat weight 7.87 ^_^ not bad huh? I just took them out of my safety deposit because one of my daughters just got married. You know how weddings are. I just HAD to take my best bling-blings out hehe. I haven''t seen these in a long time because I hardly wear them. They''re not exactly for everyday wear. I''m getting them reset. One as a pendant and the other as a new engagement ring that I''m having my jeweler custom make for me. I cannot wait to get the final results! These are probably the last time they''ll be seen as earrings so here you go.

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akmiss

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WOW!!! Those are HUGE! I am glad you are getting the earrings reset so maybe they will get more use. Thanks for the bling shot!
 

beau13

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Very big ear bling! I can see why they only come out for special occasions! Very nice!
What style setting are you going with for the ring?? I guess with that size...a solitaire is always nice.
Are you going with something other than a simple solitaire setting??
 

canuk-gal

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HI:

I lurve them!

cheers--Sharon
 

tyty333

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Lovely! What nice bling you have
 

MerLine

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Updated!! (Sorry I''m not very good at this whole internet thing & so I got my daughter to do this for me. ^_~)

I have since then gotten one of them reset into a ring. The other one I''m still deciding on a design for the pendant. The Ring is a custom made platinum setting (based on a Lucida style) by one of the local Jewelers here in Calgary. The channels contains 10 diamonds .08 carats each, color: G and clarity: VS1

I also bought a new wedding band to go along with it. 10 diamonds as well at .075 carats each, color: G and clarity: VS1

Let me know what you think ^_~

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MerLine

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Hahaha I''m sorry I''m not very good at using this website...
I had written "The ''plates'' revisited" but apparently it won''t allow me to use quotation marks....

If it is eye catching....it is purely by accident ^__^
 

canuk-gal

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HI:

You live in Calgary? Why haven''t I "seen" these babies IRL??????


cheers--Sharon
 

MissGotRocks

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That was the quickest reset on PS - ha! I love the new rings - they are just beautiful. While they looked wonderful as studs, I think stones that size are better made into rings. You get to enjoy them more on your hand than in your ears or in a safe deposit box!

Congrats on the reset - stunning!
 

Diamond*Dana

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Holy cow! Now those are some earrings
 

gummibear

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WOW!!!!! Amazing diamonds and really great close up pictures! I can''t wait to see what you do with the other one
 

ckrickett

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wowza!


 

AprilBaby

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Holy Smokes Batman! That is some NICE bling! Congrats!
 

marcy

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Wow, the diamonds are gorgeous - I liked them as studs but your ring is GORGEOUS.
 

icekid

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wow, don''t let Phoenix see those earrings... they are stunningly HUGE.

What a collection!!
 

Phoenix

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Date: 3/30/2009 10:33:01 PM
Author: icekid
wow, don't let Phoenix see those earrings... they are stunningly HUGE.

What a collection!!
Too late, I am
with envy!


Seriously though. They're magnificient!! LOVE LOVE LOVE them!!


(PS. They're really white for "I". Gorgeous!
)
 

anyname

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that was a really quick reset! Your rings are beautiful though, and i can''t wait to see your pendent!!
 

DiaDiva

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MerLine, now that''s some bling bling. Beautiful and you have such tiny fingers.
 

MMT

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Wow that is big and beautiful on your hand. So much better than sitting in a safety deposit box. Just gorgeous
 
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