I absolutely love her and think she turned out better than I could have imagined. If I turn her just so.....almost all of the color is gone and she appears clear, kinda cool. You can sort of see this in the next pic.
That ring is MARVELOUS! I love the changing nature of the stone. I also love the "early onset shrinkage" term from a couple posts back...why does that happen? You definitely did the right thing here. Beautiful.