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Is "XXX" GIA Overrated?

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I'm having a hard time findig a 2 ct, round, XXX stone in my price range.  Is XXX overrated?  Would I really be able to tell the difference with a VG quality, assuming I stayed with a G color, same clairty?  Thank you!

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Going away from Ex can be tricky. There are many types of VGs. Many of them of not very desirable with girdles quite thick, crown too steep, pavillion too shallow/deep.

Nicers VGs don't trade at a much discount compared to their Ex counterparts. 

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Most of my new purchase clients are trying to maximize bling per dollar.  That, of course, is not a synonym for 'better', but it's the way things get discussed online and in most jewelry stores. The result is that I find xxx to be overrated because it's not narrow enough, not that it's too narrow. 


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