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#641877 - Wink CZ Chinese White .75 Ct (5mm) Princess
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Ok, so I was hoping for RLY, but it was all gone so Wink sent out a CW Princess - oh my goodness the sparkle! smile It's not as white as I feared, certainly against my skin there's warmth, of course it's reflecting skin tones. But my Asha princess doesn't have that same warmth when I hold it against my skin. So it's warm-ish. smile

It's beautiful, and certainly believable! I'm not sure that it quite has the depth of an Asha, but then I think that's only close up. From viewing distance, 99.9% of people wouldn't know the difference. Shoot, the majority of people can't tell the difference from a crummy CZ and a diamond, and these are just so much more amazing! laugh

Want photos??? Hhhhmmm...??? Lol, here they are! (Btw, excuse the blurry photos, they really showed the sparkle off so I left them)



It's going into a setting like this:
23464L
It's an Adwar setting (23464L), but they only deal in 14K gold and up and I'm having this made by a jeweler I know in Colorado (friend's dad) in sterling silver & rhodium plated.

Hey Wink - are you going to ever make French cuts? I really really really really want some! wink Thanks for a gorgeous stone!


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#641880 - Re: Wink CZ Chinese White .75 Ct (5mm) Princess [Re: Theresa]
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I loooove his CW coloring! So happy you snagged one smile It's truly a beautiful beautiful color, and his stones are wonderful! Beautiful setting, can't wait to see it come together grin

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#641889 - Re: Wink CZ Chinese White .75 Ct (5mm) Princess [Re: SaraAnna1104]
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Its so pretty!

And Im love the setting you chose.....the whole thing is so classic and lovely. Can't wait to see it set grin


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#641899 - Re: Wink CZ Chinese White .75 Ct (5mm) Princess [Re: Theresa]
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oooh lala,.I don't even like princess cuts! And that's soo pretty!!
Cant wait to see it in its setting!!

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#641912 - Re: Wink CZ Chinese White .75 Ct (5mm) Princess [Re: Theresa]
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It is sooooo sparkly. And such a devine colour!

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#642599 - Re: Wink CZ Chinese White .75 Ct (5mm) Princess [Re: Theresa]
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Thanks ladies! Sorry it took so long to get back to you all, it was a super crazy weekend. Everybody is in bed now so I'm finally getting the chance to catch up!

So... I handed my stone over to my jeweler friend that's going to make the ring for me. I finally got to meet him in person rather than just Facebooking all the time! He said it's got the I-J warmth to it so I'm a happy happy camper. He thought it was super sparkly too. He could tell the difference right off between Wink, Chris UK & Asha princess. I didn't even have to tell him which was which.

He'll be here a month though visiting with his kids (our friends) so it'll be a while before I get my ring. Sigh... but it'll be worth the wait! I'll have my sentimental ring back and DH will love it because of that too. smile


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#642791 - Re: Wink CZ Chinese White .75 Ct (5mm) Princess [Re: Theresa]
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Originally Posted By: Theresa

So... I handed my stone over to my jeweler friend that's going to make the ring for me. I finally got to meet him in person rather than just Facebooking all the time! He said it's got the I-J warmth to it so I'm a happy happy camper. He thought it was super sparkly too. He could tell the difference right off between Wink, Chris UK & Asha princess. I didn't even have to tell him which was which.


How could he tell, especially with the Wink CZ and Asha? Did he say what he thought of each of them?


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#642817 - Re: Wink CZ Chinese White .75 Ct (5mm) Princess [Re: LilyG]
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I wonder if he's seen enough of them, worked with all three, that he's familiar with the cuts.

ETA: Theresa, the CW is such a beautiful color, too bad no more left in the larger size stone. And I am not a fan of PC but your stone is just beautiful love



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#717637 - Re: Wink CZ Chinese White .75 Ct (5mm) Princess [Re: Theresa]
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I'm resurecting an old thread - apologies - but is there consensus on the difference between Wink/Interlap and ChrisUK. I've seen quite a few Winks and Asha's and have preferences both ways for different cuts...I'm now considering buying some of the ChrisUK CZ and was wondering if people had thoughts.



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#717643 - Re: Wink CZ Chinese White .75 Ct (5mm) Princess [Re: Theresa]
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I've bought ChrisUK CZs before and they look pretty good. They are really inexpensive too so you could probably order a few different cuts and check them out cheaply.


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