Much difference in 0.5 carat? Please show me 2 carat diamond rings

posted 1 year ago in Rings
  • poll: Is there a noticeable difference in 0.5 of a carat?

    Yes

    No

  • Post # 2
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    Helper bee

    The dimensions of the actual stones are more important than the carat weight.   Diambd.com should help in comparing stones once you have the actual dimensions…

    https://www.diamdb.com/

    Post # 3
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    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: August 2018

    There are so many different factors here… 

    each of those cuts you mentioned face up very different in the same carat weights. Each stone will also vary depending on how deep or shallow the cut is or even how it’s cut (for example, true cushion brilliants are cut similarly to round brilliants and most of its weight can be viewed from above, whereas most modified cushions hold their weight on the bottom half of the stone where you can’t see it, Asscher and cushions also often come in elongated cuts which will provide a look somewhere in between your emerald cut and a princess cut). 

    Try using diamdb.com to compare your current emerald cut (you can plug in exactly dimensions, finger size, band width etc) and “standard” weights for different shaped diamonds of different carat weights. 

    Post # 4
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    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: October 2019

    Yes probably but it truly depends on the stone. 

    Post # 5
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    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: November 2018

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    diamondbuzzybee :  be advised that all the cuts you named face down smaller than an emerald cut. So if you are getting a 2 CT it will face up like a 1.5 unless you get a round stone or a pear shape you will not see a big difference in the carat weight. Hope this helps 

    Post # 6
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    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: July 2019

     

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    vestedbee :  I agree with you! The dimensions of the stone is the only way to tell if it will be bigger or not. I used that diamond calculator a million times before I found the stone I wanted! Lol

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