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Emerald Cut 1 ct D VS2 Medium Yellow Price Help

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What price range could you give me for the following specs: emerald cut, Carat weight:1.03, Color grade: D, Clarity Grade: VS2, Polish: Very good, Symmetry: Good, Fluorescence:  Medium yellow, no additional clouds. Measurements: 6.83 x 5.06 x 3.49, Depth:  69.0%,  Table:  71%,  Girdle:  Medium to Very Thick.

I did a quick check on a diamond listing site for the diamond trade (not open to private customers) for the closest thing I could find to your stone.  Unfortunately, Medium Yellow is quite rare, so I could not find an exact match.  It seems that with no fluorescence, your diamond would cost around -40% rap (4140 per carat) at the wholesale level since it is such a nice make.  I would guess that the Medium Yellow would knock off around 5-7% rap points leaving the wholesale price of your stone around 3700 per carat.  Yellow is generally considered worse than the more common blue fluorescence.  Also, fluorescence always reduces the price the most when coupled with a “D” color.   So to figure a proper online retail price, add about 15-20% markup.

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