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Feather In E Si1 0.90 Carat

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Hi there,

 

I recently purchased this diamond which has several featherinclusions in it. As i do not have a scanner at home, i provide the GIA cert nohere : 6127532461 size 0.90 carat grade: SI1

 

After reading in website that feathers that appears slightlylarge and towards edge/girdle/surface, it should be caution that this type might pose durability issue in future.Im very concern and confuse now that my diamond seems to have the abovecharacteristic and moreover, the jeweller need to re-set the diamond to my preferredring setting.(the diamond is currently in a pre-set ring setting)

 

Pls help in sharing your much valued views towards the abovein order help me determine if i should js change this diamond for a bettergrading one, i truly appreciate!

 

tq,

 

Gayle

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Have the diamond seen by a setting expert. Anything we may infer from viewing the report is a guess; on which note, I'd say that an SI1 round is unlikely to be a problem, but this is even more of a guess!


Davide - Specialised Consumer Information and Assistance,
Diamonds by Lauren (http://www.diamondsbylauren.com)
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Upon looking at the lab report, the one inclusions that looks iffy is the long straight feather on the pavilion side near the girdle. I would make sure that whoever sets the stone has insurance to cover any problems and is willing to be liable for the setting procedure. If not, hopefully you do.


Jan

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thanks david and jan,

 

i appreciate your reply. can u guys look at this if this is indeed a betterbet?

 

GIA 2116824641 size 0.90 carat VS2

 

this will cost me a difference of over a thousand five if i choose to switch.BUt in this i realised there is an indented natural which i read in website itis infact some dents or chips.

 

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I am not sure it is worth switching. If you have a good return period, get the first stone, look it over, have it looked over by the person that needs to set it, and if it is OK, go ahead and save yourself the money.

 

An indented natural (which BTW is present in both stones) is neither a dent nor a chip. It is an area of the diamond (normally small and near or on the girdle) where the natural surface of the diamond is still present and has not been polished, and it is indented compared to the normal profile of the stone. It is not dangerous or unstable, and it allows the cutter to retain weight (and thus offer the diamond at a better price).

 

Thin to slightly thick means that the girdle height varies between about 2 and 4%; these are maximum and minimum thickness, and they can be present only in a point of the girdle or for significant tracts of it. Faceted means that the girdle has been polished and faceted (shaped/smoothed) like the other facets of the stone; alternatives are polished or bruted (uncommon).


Davide - Specialised Consumer Information and Assistance,
Diamonds by Lauren (http://www.diamondsbylauren.com)
davide@diamondsbylauren.com

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also may i ask what does it mean by thin to slightly thick faceted under girdle on the report?

 

tq

 

 

The clarity looks better on this one, however it is a clarity grade higher as well.

The indented natural does look slightly large though. I thought you had already purchased one. Are those the only two choices you have and what is the price range on those?

Also are you purchasing sight unseen without any photos or light performance?

Jan


Jan

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to david n jan,

 

yes, tey allowed me to exchange the stone if need be as they havent send the current stone to thier factory for re-setting, in other words, the curernt stone is being pre-set in a 6-prong setting and i intend to re-set it in a 4-prong setting. Hence i could not posssibly get a thorough look at the diamond now that the main feather lies at the side of gridle where it is mostly blocked view by the current prong settings.

 

I reside in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and i guess things back here, such as return poilicy is not widely practised as oppose to states, i used to study in state for 4 years and normally i wud buy anyting w/o much hesistation knowing that im well protected under the return policy. Also, there is very little help i can get wen it comes to an independant appraisal of the diamond. The asles person seems to be convincing me that teh stone will be fine but again my worried is valid stil on the long feather that strecthes all the way to the girdle and slightly extended up to the table according to the diamond plot.

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Maybe these people can help?

 

http://www.fgjam.org.my/aboutus.asp

 

If not with the return, at least with a (relatively) independent opinion on the stone and on whether the setting has caused problems. Let us know how you get on, and if you can, please post pictures!


Davide - Specialised Consumer Information and Assistance,
Diamonds by Lauren (http://www.diamondsbylauren.com)
davide@diamondsbylauren.com

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thanks alot, i shud check tat out!

 

i will try to snap a picture of teh diamond when i drop by the jeweller store this weekend. This jeweeler store is the sole distributor of Lazare diamond in malaysia and they used this to market other gia certified diamonds on basis that they have certain standard in choosing and selling good grade diamonds. I think upon checking here at the diamond finder im definitely paying high price for this partiuclar stone but then again, i suppsoe thats almost the price i cud get in malaysia.

 

 

to jan as well..pricing!

 

 

I paid RM20,000 (USD6670 at current exchange rate) and i need to top up to RM 24100 (usd 8066) if i so choose the upgarde the clarity to the 2nd stone at VS2. I did earleir spotted another same spec at .90 carat EVS2 at only RM 23200 (usd 7770) but in the inclusions are crystal and cloud on the center table and immdiately upon mivrosope, i saw a tiny black dot which appears to be the cloud and crystal overlapping.

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