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1 Ct Alexandrite (Round)

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1.09 Ct Diamond (Oval)

bluish green
 
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6.14×6.14 mm 8×6 mm
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Bluish Green 1ct Alexandrite on a ring
64 mm
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Actual sizes of 1ct Alexandrite Round (6.14×6.14mm, Bluish Green) and 1.09ct Diamond Oval (8×6mm, White) as they would appear on a ring and finger. Adjust the ring and finger size to get an idea of how these gemstones would look on your finger.

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Face-up Size

All things being equal, Alexandrite will face-up smaller than Diamond for a given carat weight, because it has higher specific gravity (3.7 vs. 3.52 - this means it's "heavier" compared to Diamond of the same size). Face-up size also depends heavily on the proportions of the cut.

Face-up area is a measure of the size of the gem when viewed from above (as set in a ring). It tells you how big the gem is at the girdle plane.


1 Ct Alexandrite (Round) 1.09 Ct Diamond (Oval)
6.14×6.14 mm vs 8×6 mm
29.61 mm²   39.36 mm²
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Face-up size outline
1ct Alexandrite Round (6.14×6.14mm)
1.09ct Diamond Oval (8×6mm)
Difference: 33% (9.75 mm²)
1.09ct Diamond Oval (8×6mm) has approx. 33% more face-up area than 1ct Alexandrite Round (6.14×6.14mm).


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