Thoughts on flawed/I3 and colored diamonds

posted 2 months ago in Engagement
  • poll: Would you wear a flawed color diamond as a fun cocktail ring?
    Yes! : (16 votes)
    44 %
    No, I don’t like colored diamonds : (2 votes)
    6 %
    No, the flaws bother me : (15 votes)
    42 %
    No : (3 votes)
    8 %
  • Post # 4
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    Honey bee

    I’ve been looking for a salt and pepper diamond, which is exactly what you are describing.  It’s a highly included diamond and I LOVE the look.

    That ring is NMS, but if you love, go for it!

    Post # 6
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    4794 posts
    Honey bee

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    @kellynic123:  I want to get a nice sized marquise and wear it as a cocktail ring.  I have one that I’ve been looking at, but I need to deal with something pertaining to my job/income before I can pull the trigger!

    Post # 7
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    82 posts
    Worker bee

    Firstly, I think your stone is gorgeous! I love the color! I unfortunately don’t have anything to share. I’ve just started getting into jewelry/diamonds/gems this past year but the standard diamond has never interested me much. I’m planning to get a little salt and pepper diamond for Christmas set in a bezel bracelet – I admittantly haven’t ever looked much into colored diamonds. Your ring is giving me an idea for a dainty little necklace though! A blue or green stone in the center with a grey or salt and pepper diamond on each side.

    Post # 9
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    6000 posts
    Bee Keeper

    Warning: honesty. Do not read if you’re sensitive.

     

    I am totally not a fan of heavily included diamonds. In fact, among those who love diamonds, most will say that heavily included stones are not at all desirable. They just sit there – flat, no sparkle. I do love colored diamonds though. Have you considered an irradiated blue diamond? They’re much prettier than the one you have on, though they won’t be as large. If price is a concern I think you’d be better off going the lab diamond route. 

    Post # 10
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    4994 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: November 1999

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    @kellynic123:  I have a very small third of a carat obviously treated blue-green coloured diamond. It’s not a flawed diamond but I love the colour so much. I was meant to get it set but the pandemic happened and I honestly forgot about it until I saw this post! 😂

    I’ve seen some really pretty and beautifully set diamonds that show a lot of character…so I wouldn’t say no to one but I still have a list of gemstones I need to own on my bucket list. I told hubby I want a 1.5ct pear diamond ring for our 10 year anniversary so thats next on my list for diamond rings. I really love moss agate and I think that will be my next purchase.

    Post # 11
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    1946 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: October 2020

    WOW that is pretty. I love that color

    I like salt and pepper diamonds in rose gold, and paired with teal stones. 

    I’d wear that as a brooch or a pendant, myself 

    Post # 12
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    1585 posts
    Bumble bee

    All that matters is that you love it. Who cares what anyone else thinks. 

    Post # 13
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    82 posts
    Worker bee

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    @kellynic123:  Soooo… your stone totally inspired me to go snooping on etsy at rustic blue/green stones and I impulsively bought a little 6mm blue hexagon. I’m super excited to see it in person, but unfortunately shipping is estimated to take around a month. But on the bright side, that gives me more time to look up setting ideas! Here’s a picture from the seller’s page, but I can definitely post a photo after it arrives if anybody wants!

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