stones with warmth/ yellow stones… You like?

posted 2 years ago in Rings
Post # 2
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: August 1987

Do you have a photo?

Post # 3
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: April 2015

I’m not a huge fan of yellow stones because my mom’s birthstone is citrine & she always hated it. Like literally remarked how ugly it was whenever we were looking at jewelry. So it kind was a preference “embedded” in me at a young age. 

Warmer diamonds, I personally don’t like (anything below an H) but I don’t mind G-H colors as long as they’re an excellent cut and sparkle. I am not bashing on anyone who chooses a warmer diamond tho– I know some people enjoy them and it’s a personal preference. 🙂

I do however really like the warmness of the “pinker” stones like pinky-brown diamonds and morganite set in rose gold. So pretty! But a totally different look than near colorless diamonds in white gold/plat. 

 

Post # 4
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Helper bee

chica95110:  I love warmer stones! I have a three row anniversary band that was my mom’s (the ring is around 40 yrs old now) and all the stones are warm. it’s not that noticeable, but it in certain lights,you can see a slight yellow. I love it! I also got a new ring for my 5 year anniversary and it it an OEC diamond with a very warm hue (my guess is I or J color??). Again, not too noticeable, only in certain lights. If the cut and clarity is good,warm diamonds look beautiful! 

Post # 5
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2014 - Cape May

I love OEC and OMC diamonds and they tend to have more color to them. I really like a bit of color in a stone. Sadly FI picked out a brandy new sparkling white stone with good intentions. 

Post # 7
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: April 2006

I once tried on a beautiful canary yellow diamond ring set in yellow gold, and it was so beautiful, I’ve been a huge fan of yellow stones ever since. 

Post # 8
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Blushing bee

Mine is a k, typically I can’t see any warmth, but in certain lighting I can. Somebody asked me at the gym if it was a yellow diamond. But normally it looks just like the halo diamonds. I actually love warm diamonds. I have a huge champagne oval pinned for future reference for the hubby lol.

Post # 9
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Blushing bee

ugh i am so not good at taking pictures of my ring, its so pretty in real life and the diamond looks so bad in my pictures!

Post # 10
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: April 2015

I prefer warmer stones, and got an GIA graded H colour stone. I was very happy with it initially, but I think the ideal cut and round brilliant shape take away from the warmth of an H. I saw an H-colour modified cushion in store that was much warmer than my stone, and it was very beautiful. I would looooove a K-L-M graded diamond, but the trade in policy on my stone requires us to spend double the original amount for an upgrade, so that’s not happening anytime soon. 

I get that warmer diamonds are less desirable based on diamond value and marketing, and I’m glad since it equals savings for when I do upgrade!

Post # 11
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: August 2015

I never thought I would love warm stone, but it’s probably because my family has always coveted clear stones. However, my SO has inherited a transitional cut stone from the 1920s that has some warmth to it. We are getting it GIA graded this week but it’s definitely in the K-L-M range. It has so much character and depth. I can’t wait until the SO gets it finished and finally proposes. I want to wear that puppy!

Post # 12
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: May 2016

I own a canary diamond. i believe it is an intense yellow which is one step away from a vivid yellow. 

Post # 13
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: July 2015

I have an heirloom rhr which is probbaly closer to a K-M. I never realized it was warm until I got my engagement ring (E colored diamond).

Post # 14
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

I love them. My OEC is about a K in color. It faces up pretty white which is nice but does have gorgeous buttery creamy coloring in some lighting. I really only like this coloring with antique cut stones though. 

Post # 15
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: March 2016

chica95110:  I love the warmer/ yellow tint. You are so right, it adds depth and something about them take my breath away.

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