Fancy Intense Yellow Old European Cut Diamond
ITEM #: R3997
Old European Cut Diamond, Loose
SHAPE: Old European Cut
COLOR: Natural Fancy Intense Yellow
MEASUREMENTS: 6.12 x 6.40 x 4.39 mm
TOTAL DEPTH: 71.7%
GIA COLOR REPORT #: 5121774505
Original GIA Report ships with
item. We also include our comprehensive appraisal for identification or insurance
How much will my new diamond appraise for?
many of the antique cut diamonds. They are rare for many reasons. Fewer diamonds were
mined back then. Plus, since there's generally economic opportunity in
recutting older stones into higher priced modern cuts, many were re-cut over
the years. When it comes to fancy colored OEC's, they're practically non
believe this to be an authentic "old diamond". If you're looking for
something perfectly symmetrical, this may not be the stone for you. It is,
by no means, symmetrical. This is due to the lack of sophisticated tools
when it was cut.
Personally I love the fact it's not perfectly symmetrical.
of finish, the diamond is in perfect shape- the stone was repaired. All
abrasions polished. The girdle is "bruted"- meaning it's frosted, as opposed
to polished. I'm glad that the stone was not "upgraded" or "updated" during
the repair re-cut. I have seen this done where they polish the girdle for
was an L color, I'd love a polished girdle. But not for a Fancy intense
Intense Yellow is rare even in modern cut round diamonds.
truly a rare bird indeed.
The table on this stone is
tiny by modern standards- meaning a very high crown as well. You can see this
in the photo below
Wonderful sparkle, remarkable broadcast of color.
In the photo below you can
see why I graded it Si2- the GIA report is for color only. It might even be an
I1 if GIA graded it. In fact, that's probably why it has the color origin
report. We bought the stone with the GIA report
I still feel the stone is an
SI2 The stone is eye clean. I looked at all the photos- and this photo showed
the imperfection the best. It also happened to be the photo I felt best showed
the diamond ( I rank them)
The imperfections are at the
edge of the diamond, between about 6:30-8:45
The photos above are ACTUAL Photos of the
item you will receive.
Here's the way I'm thinking
of setting it. We reduce the semi mount price by $500 when you buy the stone
at the same time
If you are interested in this ring, give us a call. You will be purchasing with a money back guarantee, so you are sure to end up satisfied!