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Your 5 most pretty CS rings

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  1. dk168
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    by dk168 » May 31, 2018
    Difficult to choose, however, here you go, selected from my current CS ring collection:
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    On my wedding finger from the bottom: my mum's Ruby cabochon, my Ruby heart and Gene's Tourmaline.
    On my middle finger: RH Amethyst with trillions by Doug Menadue, JD's blue Zircon heart.
    DK :))
     
  2. elle_71125
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    by elle_71125 » May 31, 2018
    Gorgeous rings. I love that you wear the the flower rings in a chain. So fun! I only have one so I guess I’ll need to bump that up. :D

    Your paraiba ring is one of my favorites. I can’t remember how that ring came to be. Did you buy it as is or have it designed?
     
  3. elle_71125
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    by elle_71125 » May 31, 2018
    That blue green tourmaline ring is gorgeous! What a great design for that shape.
     
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    by Bluegemz » May 31, 2018
    Thank you so much for the kind compliments,@bright ice @leslie1956 , @elle_71125 , and @Acinom ! Love your collections too.
    Elle, your new tasvorite ring is gorgeous! You have me thinking about tasvorite now!
    Acinom, I just love your sapphire! What a treasure!
    Leslie, your lagoon toumaine is a wonderful piece!
     
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  5. Bluegemz
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    by Bluegemz » May 31, 2018
    @Burmesedaze , what a great collection! I just st love your star and your large sapphire ring!

    @StephanieLynn , such beautiful pinks! That JuliaB ring is amazingly pretty!

    @Catmom, your opal ring is so grand and really has such a festive presence. It’s impossible not to be taken into it!
     
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  6. Bluegemz
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    by Bluegemz » May 31, 2018
    @diamondsareagirls , that ring is amazing, big and extra special!

    @NKOTB , your spess ring is a dream piece. It’s a heart breaker!
     
  7. Bluegemz
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    by Bluegemz » May 31, 2018
    @Gemobsessed , I love your blue tanzanite ring. That color!

    @Limosun, such a great moonstone ring. Love the style and dreaminess of it!

    @dk168 , love your ruby cabochon! So luscious and glam!
     
  8. mellowyellowgirl
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    by mellowyellowgirl » May 31, 2018
    This was so so hard but here is my top 5 in no particular order!

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    1. Bespoke Gems sapphire - I went to see Doug about an oval and walked out with this. I'm funny about blues and this was an intriguing blue that won me over.

    2. JD tourmaline - I've wanted an asccher in like forever. Green asccher in rose gold is all my dreams come true! The cut is mesmerising.

    3. Yellow diamond ring by DBL - my ring of a lifetime. This was an indulgent purchase and I love it. Total movie star ring!

    4. JD Chrysoberyl - saw this stone and sent JD a bunch of incoherent messages about it praying it hadn't sold already. The very affordable totally fancy setting was such a bonus.

    5. Ruby heart - I loooooove heart shaped stones and just had to have this. I wouldn't have been happy with a ruby in any other shape. It's so cute and makes me smile.
     
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  9. lilmosun
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    by lilmosun » May 31, 2018
    Hi Elle -

    Here's a picture I posted before of them worn together (to form the chain, the middle one needs to go the other direction)



    I bought the paraiba ring as is but it was designed for the stones. I wasn't into CS (or expensive jewlery for the most part) and was killing time while my friend was talking to the jeweler, who she knew. The stones were so surreal that I asked if they were synthetic. It took me many revisits, and a significant price drop, to buy it...it seemed like a lot of money for a ring that people were going to think was fake :lol: Having seen nothing quite like these stones IRL since, I'm glad I did. So thank you (it means a lot coming from a paraiba aficianado).

    The jeweler made 4 rings of the same style from the same parcel of stones. One was bought by the seller of the parcel and one went to his mother. I bought the 3rd. Later, I asked what happened to the 4th ring - he still had it and agreed to turn it into a pendant for me (quite affordably since it was the runt of the litter lacking the true wi)

    Thank you BlueGemz - the moonstone really is one of my favorite rings for that reason. I love sitting at a stoplight and watching the blue sheen dance across it. I don't know how you and others can pick 5 since I know you all have such amazing collections.
     
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  10. Gemobsessed
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    by Gemobsessed » May 31, 2018
    Love the blue green especially! What a great collection you have ❤️
     
  11. Catmom
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    by Catmom » May 31, 2018
    I love your ruby heart! I didn't used to like heart shaped stones until I got a heart shaped diamond. They have grown on me lol.

    Oh and I'm not forgetting that yellow diamond ring. It is amazing!
     
  12. Catmom
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    by Catmom » May 31, 2018
    Love the hearts!
     
  13. DiaDiva
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    by DiaDiva » May 31, 2018
    All these bursts of colours!!!! WOW!!!! I need to start wearing my CS rings more.

    I'm actually wearing one today. But will go dig out the rest of my collection.

     
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  14. Acinom
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    Beautiful collection!! Your taste in rings is so broad. I love that each single ring is different from the other designs and stones. I love all your rings, especially the Paraiba ring. It’s so stunning and unique.
     
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  15. Acinom
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    by Acinom » Jun 1, 2018
    @dk168 : as you know, I love your entire collection. Really nice to see which rings you have selected. It was probably not easy to make a choice. Your mum’s cab ruby is amazing. What a stunner. I also love your Richard Homer ring a lot because of the modern classic vibe. Beautiful heart shape rings too!
     
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  16. Acinom
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    by Acinom » Jun 1, 2018
    Love how yellow is the center of your high end selection @mellowyellowgirl
    Each of your rings would feel right at home in a very chique jewelry store. And yet each of your ring is super wearable. Gorgeous pieces!
     
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  17. Acinom
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    by Acinom » Jun 1, 2018
    Gorgeous seafoam blue! Looking forward to see the rest of your selection.
     
  18. elle_71125
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    by elle_71125 » Jun 1, 2018
    How in the world have I not seen that yellow diamond ring before? It is crazy gorgeous!
    That green tourmaline is stunning. Those crisp edges. :love: I love that you paired it with rose gold. Delicious!
     
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  19. elle_71125
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    by elle_71125 » Jun 1, 2018
    Thank you for posting that pic. They look so cute that way! :love:

    Love your story about buying your paraiba ring. What luck to find it in an actual B&M store. I can’t blame you for thinking they were fake. That’s a color intensity you don’t see every day. :lol-2: I’m glad you bought both pieces because you just don’t find paraiba of that quality around anymore. Well, at least not at non millionaire prices. :shock::lol:
     
  20. mellowyellowgirl
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    @Acinom hehe could you tell they were photographed on an upside down cake tin :lol:

    @elle_71125 I bought that yellow diamond ring in 2014. I'm not sure I even knew of the coloured stone thread back then! I get asked all the time if it's a real ring :D
    Should take it to show that crazy diamond bloke! Tell him it is indeed diamond :dance:

    @Catmom I LOVE heart shapes! I missed out on a tsavorite heart from JD a few months ago. Probably a good thing as it would have cost a bit to set but it was greeeeeen, the perfect heart shape and well priced.
     
  21. MissyBeaucoup
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    Finally got a 5-ring picture so I can play! :wavey:
    In no particular order: DK floral ring with Winza ruby and Russian demantoid garnets and French cut diamonds in rose gold. Umba pink sapphire 6.5 mm (almost a ruby, not photographing true to color here) from Precision Gem set in “Resistance” design by Elle-TGP executed by DK. Lovely Mehenge spinel also cut by Gene, set with diamond butterflies thanks to a fellow PS’er. “Beautiful in every light” Sri Lankan cornflower blue sapphire from Precision Gem, in a YG halo setting by my local jeweler. Sweet high crown Tanzanian raspberry rhodolite garnet by Gary Braun at Finewater, in an antique setting found on LoupeTroop with a new head added by my local jeweler.
     
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  22. Arkteia
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    The choice may change tomorrow, but... SmartSelect_20180601-154445_Instagram.jpg
    Mahenge

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    Tanzanian spinel (possibly also Mahenge SmartSelect_20180601-154558_Instagram.jpg )

    Brazilian Alexandrite (needs another setting) SmartSelect_20180601-154526_Instagram.jpg
    Untreated ruby SmartSelect_20180601-154658_Instagram.jpg

    Untreated sapphire
     
  23. canuk-gal
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    by canuk-gal » Jun 1, 2018

    As always, BIG WOW. Amazing gems. Beautiful rings.

    cheers--Sharon
     
  24. Arkteia
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    Thank you, Sharon!
     
  25. elle_71125
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    It’s so nice to see that ruby and demantoid ring again. I’ve missed it! Love all of your rings but that mahenge with the butterfly setting so beautiful! :love:
     
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    Dang girl. How can I be expected to pick a favorite from that group? They are all so gorgeous! The mahenge spinel and three stone spinel rings are just perfection. All of your rings are so beautifully saturated. :kiss2:
     
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  27. suzanne2
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    I don't know why, but your spinel is new to me. I love it!! Wow, that color. I was trying to decide between the star and the spinel, and the spinel won. Gorgeous ring.
     
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    by suzanne2 » Jun 2, 2018
    I'm sorry I'm late to the party, but just wanted to say I love how you used Hauynite as part of your melee in those beautiful, original rings. I've always been fascinated by that stone. I heard that they closed off the gravel area where it's mined and there will be no more. So sad.
     
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  29. suzanne2
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    I can't top what @elle_71125 said, there aren't any more words for your collection. I'm in awe of the color, the saturation and the settings. Everything I want in a stone. Thank you for posting these and reminding me that there is a holy grail.
     
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