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WF ACA 2.385 I SI1 - Thank you Whiteflash and Pricescope!

Discussion in 'Show Me the Bling! (Rings,Earrings,Jewelry)' started by TweetyBird23, Jun 13, 2019 at 8:31 PM.

  1. TweetyBird23
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    by TweetyBird23 » Jun 13, 2019 at 8:31 PM
    I just received my ring and it is spectacular! The crisp, sparkling, blinding ACA is insane and I’m a bit in shock that the ring is finally on my finger!

    Thank you so much to everyone at Whiteflash, especially to Brittany who patiently worked with me - answering my questions and psychotic deliberations - for over A YEAR! It’s a pleasure to work with professional, respectful and lovely folks. Nothing but love for Whiteflash!

    Thank you Pricescopers for helping me find my stone - @SimoneDi @mrs-b @diamondseeker2006 @ac117 @MissGotRocks and so many others who took the time to share their wisdom and diamond expertise - you know who you are!

    Here are some quick snaps for now. I’ll try to take better pictures later. My phone can’t capture the crazy crisp flashes of rainbow light but this thing is BLINDING!

    I can’t believe I finally got my ring lol!




     
    


    


  2. MissGotRocks
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    by MissGotRocks » Jun 13, 2019 at 8:35 PM
    Sorry - I replied to the other post! Just gorgeous Tweety and I am thrilled for you! The diamond is beautiful and I love the setting too! Can't wait for more pictures!
     
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    by TweetyBird23 » Jun 13, 2019 at 8:40 PM
    Thank you, @MissGotRocks! There you are! I’m on my phone and have super slow internet on my end. I’ll post better pics later! :razz:
     
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    by TweetyBird23 » Jun 13, 2019 at 8:49 PM
    Wow, those pics are really blurry! They look like they were taken on a flip phone from the ‘90s. I’ll share modern day photographs shortly!
     
    


    


  5. SimoneDi
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    by SimoneDi » Jun 13, 2019 at 8:50 PM
    Ahhhh!!! It is here!! :love::love::love: It is so, so gorgeous and it looks ginormous on your tiny finger! So happy that after a long search, you finally have this beauty on you hand! The new diamond looks phenomenal in RG, I am happy that you decided to use your original setting. Enjoy it in good health always!

    P.S. Pics with the metro please!
     
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    by Klb088 » Jun 13, 2019 at 9:05 PM
    Jaw drop! What is this setting again? Congratulations on the new stunner!
     
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    by KKJohnson » Jun 13, 2019 at 9:17 PM
    The proportions look fabulous on your finger!
     
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    by ac117 » Jun 13, 2019 at 9:40 PM
    It is STUNNING! Congrats on achieving your amazing upgrade, which by the way, looks HUGE on your finger!!! It's been a long journey for you but I'm sure you're thrilled with the result! Looking forward to seeing a zillion more pics! :love::love::appl::appl:
     
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    by TweetyBird23 » Jun 13, 2019 at 10:00 PM
    Thank you so much! I couldn’t have done it without your help. I still remember the 2.7 J SI1 from Blue Nile I was thisclose to getting last year, remember? Let’s not forget the 2.24 H VS2 price match on Enchanted Diamonds! :lol:

    I’m on a plane and I hid it from the sunlight as the stone was literally throwing flashes of light on the passengers’ seat trays and ceiling! Can’t wait to take pictures with her rose gold wedding band family!

    Thank you @Klb088! It’s a simple 14k rose gold solitaire setting from Blue Nile. Whiteflash zhoozhed it up with their platinum Elegant head 6 prong setting and finished it off with sexy claw prongs.
     
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  10. headlight
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    by headlight » Jun 13, 2019 at 10:06 PM
    Absolutely FABULOUS in every way possible! So happy for you!
     
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    by marcy » Jun 13, 2019 at 10:29 PM
    It’s gorgeous. Congratulations.
     
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    by diamondseeker2006 » Jun 13, 2019 at 11:13 PM
    Yay, Tweety!!! It's gorgeous! :love: I love it in the rose gold and the diamond looks huge! So happy for you! No regrets with an ACA!
     
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    by pinklemonadegurl » Jun 13, 2019 at 11:15 PM
    It's absolutely PERFECT. Hooked on ACA's now, I am:D, and plotting MORE. Enjoy your gorgeous rock.
     
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    by lovedogs » Jun 13, 2019 at 11:17 PM
    LOVE IT!!!! CONGRATS
     
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    by foxinsox » Jun 13, 2019 at 11:27 PM
    THAT IS AMAZING!!! And also huge. It's a stunner. Congratulations!
     
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    by mrs-b » Jun 13, 2019 at 11:48 PM
    This is STUNNING! What a gorgeous ring!

    Can you share your finger size? And also - I am particularly fond of your wedding ring - can you tell us a little about it?! They look fabulous together!

    Congratulations - it's a stone cold beauty!
     
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    by Dancing Fire » Jun 14, 2019 at 12:25 AM
    Ain't nothing better than a beautiful classic ring!. :love: Congrats! :clap:
     
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    by TweetyBird23 » Jun 14, 2019 at 1:03 AM
    So honored to have the PS community welcome the new ring on the block!

    @SimoneDi, here she is paired with the Metro. I’m actually expecting a Zina band so I can compare the two micropaves side by side!

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    @mrs-b Thank you! I’m a 4.75 and the ring is a 5. The shank is thin (1.8-1.9mm) so it feels looser than a 3mm band would.
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    The plain ring is a 18k pink gold Cartier band. I think it looks best with the solitaire. :)

    Here is my little rose gold family!

    L to R:

    1895 Cartier wedding band in 18k pink gold, 2.5 mm

    2.385 I SI1 ACA in Blue Nile petite solitaire 14k rose gold shank

    18k rose gold Tiffany Metro (1.4-1.5mm) .2ctw eternity band

    .5 ctw Blue Nile 14k rose gold half eternity band

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    I just want to add that WF simply did not slap a head on my shank. I requested to have the ring set high with the culet exposed if possible so I could clean the ring easily. After setting the stone in their platinum 6 prong Elegant head, WF added a beautiful hole to expose the culet! They pretty much improved upon and elevated the original shank because it did NOT have this beautiful donut before!

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    P.S. Photos were lightened because pics were taken in a dark room.
     
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    by TweetyBird23 » Jun 14, 2019 at 3:28 AM
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    DH and I didn’t even have a ring when we got engaged. But if he were to ask again with this, “Yes, I will marry you!” :lol-2:
     
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    by CareBear » Jun 14, 2019 at 3:33 AM
    The ACA, new setting head, and height are perfect! I've followed your upgrade journey and this is definitely worth the wait! :love::love::love:
     
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    by TweetyBird23 » Jun 14, 2019 at 3:47 AM
    Thank you, CareBear! I remember all your help from the start - deliberating between that Blue Nile 2.24 H VS2 and 2.5 I VS2!

    The ACA, prongs, ring height and so many elements of the ring are a cumulation of many PSers’ rings. Thank you all for the inspiration!

    I’m still in disbelief that I finally did it! :eek2:
     
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    by MissGotRocks » Jun 14, 2019 at 6:01 AM
    I love the bands but I really love the plain one! The diamond looks beautiful and it is huge on your finger. WF outdid themselves with the setting! They reworked mine too and did a great job with it.

    Enjoy every sparkle!!
     
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    by Alex T » Jun 14, 2019 at 6:25 AM
    Stunning! Absolutely beautiful & the setting is to die for!

    It has come together beautifully!
     
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    by Tekate » Jun 14, 2019 at 7:13 AM
    Wow, it's perfect. I have a ring from WF coming next week so I will call you out when it comes. When I saw your pix and you were nervous about the tint I about freaked because my stone is an I color I love your setting, it's perfect, as many have said here, there is nothing like a classic solitaire and I love them. Congratulations on a beautiful ring (and rings may I add) your engagement ring is perfect and beautiful!

    :clap::dance::love::love::love:
     
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    by missy » Jun 14, 2019 at 7:16 AM
    Stunning. Timeless elegance. :love:
     
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    by Weecam » Jun 14, 2019 at 7:35 AM
    Absolutely gorgeous ring Tweety! I’ve enjoyed reading your journey.
    I love it with your Cartier rose gold band. :kiss2:
     
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    by Sparkles88 » Jun 14, 2019 at 8:28 AM
    Congratulations on your new ring, it’s spectacular :love: !!!
     
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    by SimoneDi » Jun 14, 2019 at 9:41 AM
    Stunning really and it looks great with all of your yummy RG bands! I am happy that you decided to use your RG setting.
     
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    by bling_dream19 » Jun 14, 2019 at 10:09 AM
    Your ring and diamond is stunning! It looks huge on you:love: Congratulations!!!
     
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    by sarahb » Jun 14, 2019 at 10:18 AM
    It is beautiful, love the diamond and setting--great choices, it is perfect, WF rocks another beautiful ring and happy customer!! How exciting for you!! Congrats!!
     
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