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Should I Buy 0.44 Gia/si1/e Round Cut?


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Hi there,


I am looking for opinions concerning the diamond below. Budget is below 1000.




Depth: 60.5

Table: 60

Polish: Excellent

Symmetry: Very Good

Girdle: Medium to slightly thick

Fluorescence: Strong

Crown Angle: 32.5

Pavillon Angle: 41.6


Thank you for any help/advice you can provide!

Edited by venusandback
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Why did you pick up this particular diamond? E-SI1 is a relatively unusual combination where - particularly in a stone below 0.50 - you are paying a premium for the high colour but not "seeing" it (a well cut J in the same size will look white), and yet are running the risk of having a stone with visible inclusions (not likely in this case; the feather causing the SI1 is under the crown, and seems to be relatively unobtrusive)


The cut is nothing special, and the stone is trading at a "discount" compared to others because of that and the strong fluorescence (which is most likely not an issue, but you should at least be aware of it).


Here is a stone (from the same vendor) which is significantly better cut, and IMHO will look better - for a whisker over $1000 ($1020!)



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