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What is the acceptable off culet % for gemstones please

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sparkles

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Whoops heading was supposed to read OFF CENTRE $


Would appreciate some help as I have seen % varying greatly. Should I stick within a range of under 2% please?

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chrono

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It all depends on your tolerance. I don''t go by percentages because many stones don''t have a cert. I just eyeball it. As long as the culet isn''t so far off to one side as to affect the overall look, I''m all right with that.
 

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Exactly. To me, colour is the number one factor by a long shot. Coloured stones are a different game from diamonds. Imho, they can''t be judged by the same cut standards.
 

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Date: 2/5/2009 12:08:06 AM
Author: Harriet
Exactly. To me, colour is the number one factor by a long shot. Coloured stones are a different game from diamonds. Imho, they can''t be judged by the same cut standards.
bingo! you are the winner!

there are some that are collectors who distained native cuts and inclusions who now adore those traits as giving a stone personality. the prime "c" is color.

mz
 

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You''re welcome. How''s the search coming along?
 
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