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Princess Cut Girdle


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Is there any girdle thickness that I should avoid in a princess cut diamond? I ask this especially because I am looking for a diamond between 0.85 and 1.05 ct and I see a bunch of diamonds with very thick girdles... a bit afraid of cutters stashing weight here for no advantage to the look of the diamond. Any information about what to look for in that category would be nice. Thanks!

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Very thick girdles are a Red Flag and often results in diamonds looking smaller than their carat weight with smaller diameters, high crowns and deep pavilions. This is done to achieve a critical carat weight, e.g.; 1.00 carat which will bring a higher price than a .99 carat.

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