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Is this a good deal? and will it shine "as she wants"

Length: 6.24

Width:  6.29

Depth:  3.75

L/W Ratio: 1.01

Depth %: 59.8

Table %:62.0

Culet:    None

Girdle:  Medium - Slightly Thick

Carat Weight:    0.89

Polish:  Excellent

Symmetry:         Very Good

Fluorescence:   Medium

Total Price:         $4,639

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Based on the data you have posted, there is no way to answer either question.


Colour? Clarity? Who is grading those? Where are you buying this (in a physical store, through an online dealer, from a private seller)?


You are also missing some crucial information even to guess as to whether it will "shine": crown and pavilion angles. The depth and table aren't particularly promising in this respect, but they aren't all that matters.


As to whether it will shine "as she wants", that rather depends on her expectations... have you gone around with her looking at different diamonds? What does she like?

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Thanks for your replay here the missing information


Color = D

Clarity Grade = VS1

Cut Grade = Very Good

Who is grading those? = GIA (GIA 2151521039)

Buying form an online dealer


"Crucial information"

Depth 59.8 %

Table     62 %

Crown Angle     32.5°

Crown Height    12.0%

Pavilion Angle   41.6°

Pavilion Depth  44.0%

Star Length        50%

Lower Half          85%

Girdle   Medium to Slightly Thick, 3.5%

Culet     None

What she wants is a wild guess.... No idea only coments "that´s nice" "than sparkles"

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If she wants "sparkles", I wouldn't put my money on colour and clarity, but on cut... and that's the area where this diamond is weakest ("very good" cut means in the bottom half or lower, nowadays).


As to price, it's quite a low price for a similarly graded diamond, but this isn't a good sign: since visibility of inclusions at VS1 isn't an issue, and neither is colour at D, all the "saving" comes from the cut quality. http://www.diamondreview.com/diamonds/?sortOrder=price&sortDesc=1&fShape=Rnd&fCaratLo=0.85&fCaratHi=0.89&fColorLo=D&fColorHi=D&fClarityLo=VS1&fClarityHi=VS1&fCutLo=&fCutHi=poor&fDepthLo=50.0&fDepthHi=80.0&fTableLo=40.0&fTableHi=80.0&fSymLo=&fSymHi=poor&fPolLo=&fPolHi=poor&fCulLo=&fCulHi=vlarge&fFlrLo=none&fFlrHi=med&fPriceLo=0&fPriceHi=1000000&fLabGIA=1&fLabAGS=1&adv=1


Pick something like G/VS2, and put the money you save in getting a better cut.


This one for example is going to kick the D/VS1 out of the field



Or this, if you prefer something looking slightly larger (though it's nowhere as nicely cut as the one above):http://www.b2cjewels.com/dd-4655039-0.82-carat-Round-diamond-G-color-VS2-Clarity.aspx?sku=4655039&utm_source=diamondreview.com&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=diamondreview.com

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