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Why is this ring so colorful in the light?


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Hey so I'm buying my girlfriend an e ring. She wants an oval cut with a diamond halo. At the jeweler he showed me a 3 row diamond band that he was working on for someone else and it was beautiful, so I chose that as the band for the oval stone. The jeweler is a private guy in Beverly Hills, he doesn't have any display cases or anything, he makes everything from scratch, I trust him because I was refereed to him but i couple of trusted friends. (Have all my certifications, etc.) 

When I viewed the ring for the first time I loved it but I realized that the fire or "bling" was very colorful when I moved it around. Way more colorful than the first band he was working on for the other client. That one practically had no color at all. I'm assuming the diamonds were of better quality. But to be honest I'm not 100% sure they are true diamonds I'm just assuming they were.)

My concern is that all these sites online say if the diamond is too colorful than it's not real.

But I know that smaller diamonds seem to have more fire. The center stone is 1.2ct gvs2 and all the small diamonds around the ring are 1.3ct total and are GS. Let me know what you guys think. Btw this ring total costs $10.5k

Thank you guys in advance for any help... 

Video: Heres a link to the video to give you guys a way better idea of the fire. 

My complete ring.

 

The original ring that inspired my ring:

 

Pictures:

The ring when its still...

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The ring when I pick it up and move it around...

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The original ring that inspired my ring, while moving through light...

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It’s easy enough to tell if the diamonds are real and colors has nothing to do with it.   Show it to a pro who doesn’t have a pony in this race and ask.  Mostly independent appraisals are about $100, at least around here, and the can answer this and a whole raft of other questions you no doubt have, like grades, craftsmanship and pricing.

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Neil is absolutely right - your questions cannot be answered without an inspection of the ring by someone skilled and independent.

This said, and to allay somewhat your concerns:

1. It's perfectly normal for many smaller stones to be perceived as more fiery than single large stones.

2. A slightly dirty stone (e.g. because it has been handled while working on it) will look significantly less lively than a perfectly clean one; if your comparison was a stone that had recently been touched e.g. to check whether it fit in a setting, chances are that it would look rather dull and lifeless compared to something ready for sale and whistle clean.

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"to be honest I'm not 100% sure they are true diamonds"

FWIW, there is nothing in your pictures or post that strikes me as particularly suspicious other than this comment. If you're worried about this, and you're dropping $10,000 on this thing, it's cheap peace of mind to do some due diligence.   Be in a hurry.  IF you have any sort of issue, the sooner you deal with it, the better.  

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1 minute ago, denverappraiser said:

"to be honest I'm not 100% sure they are true diamonds"

FWIW, there is nothing in your pictures or post that strikes me as particularly suspicious other than this comment. If you're worried about this, and you're dropping $10,000 on this thing, it's cheap peace of mind to do some due diligence.   

I was refereeing to the example he showed me of the other ring, Not saying I wasn't sure if they were real but that the stones might've been another material. I just liked the design of it. 

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Can't say anything from the pictures. If you want a quick and free answer walk in to a store that buys diamonds and tell them you wanna sell it. They can quickly loupe it for you and tell you. The right way is however you go to an appraiser and get it appraised. 

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The difference in perceived fire may also be due to lighting conditions.  Spot lighting will result in more fire and reflections than diffuse lighting.  Just something to consider when comparing rings in different environments.  Having the ring appraised is the easiest way to allay your doubts though.

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