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I am torn between two similar Quality Diamonds. Both are .90 Carat and are Colorless. Prices are very similar as well.
I am looking for the Diamond that will perform the best.
Which wil be the better Diamond to buy?
E Color, SI1 Clarity, Hearts & Arrow Cut ($5,020) or
F Color, VS1 Clarity, Hearts & Arrow Cut ($5,860)
I’ve learned a lot from your site and would really appreciate your advice!
I would go with the E Color, SI1 Clarity, Hearts & Arrow Cut ($5,020).
It has a better Color, but the Clarity difference between these two side by side Clarities is not something that you’ll likely notice when viewing, unless you view it under a 10x Microscope or Jeweler’s Loupe.
Save the money… Put the SI1 Clarity in a nice mounting and you’ll be very happy with it. :)
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