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#610636 - Just ordered chinese white CZ from Wink!
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I just ordered some 14k yellow gold stud earrings with the 5mm Chinese white rounds to replace my earrings that were lost. This set is very very close to matching the lost pair, so I am a happy gal!
http://www.stuller.com/products/21125/?groupId=12262
I'm so happy I grabbed some CZs in that color before they are gone, too! grin



I will post pictures when they come in...

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#610638 - Re: Just ordered chinese white CZ from Wink! [Re: SaraAnna1104]
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Can't wait to see them Sara..... The Chinese White will be dearly missed...... frown

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#610660 - Re: Just ordered chinese white CZ from Wink! [Re: SaraAnna1104]
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I joined right around the time Wink announced they were no longer getting the CW. Can someone explain the color to me ? On Winks site they look just like the colorless stones.


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#610661 - Re: Just ordered chinese white CZ from Wink! [Re: SaraAnna1104]
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I thought the CW and the colorless looked the same on the web site too, but I've never seen a stone by stone comparison.

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#610665 - Re: Just ordered chinese white CZ from Wink! [Re: SaraAnna1104]
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The colorless stones are the equivalent to a D/E color diamond, the Chinese white stone is equivalent to an I/J diamond, ie nearly colorless.

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#610666 - Re: Just ordered chinese white CZ from Wink! [Re: SaraAnna1104]
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thank you Poppy! Makes perfect sense why everyone is upset about it... what a bummer.


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#610671 - Re: Just ordered chinese white CZ from Wink! [Re: SaraAnna1104]
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If it was such a big seller why did it get discontinued?

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#610677 - Re: Just ordered chinese white CZ from Wink! [Re: Pink Crush]
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Originally Posted By: Pink Crush
If it was such a big seller why did it get discontinued?

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http://betterthandiamond.com/discussion/ubbthreads.php/topics/598685/1

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#610679 - Re: Just ordered chinese white CZ from Wink! [Re: MrsGotRocks]
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This list may not be current, but here's what is left of CW cut stones in stock -

http://betterthandiamond.com/discussion/...s_un#Post603259

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#610681 - Re: Just ordered chinese white CZ from Wink! [Re: SaraAnna1104]
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The best way I can say how they differ is think of looking into a diamond and it looks really really WHITE..... that would be a colorless..... with a chinese white when you would look into it it would be more metallic looking with blue red orange sparks instead of just the white/bright light reflecting... I would have to say color wise it was as close to a real diamond look you could get with a sim.... But I do have to say that the baking is helping with colorless stones... I highly recommend it.... smile

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