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Discussion in 'Jewelry Forum' started by NewSparkle, Dec 9, 2011.

  1. NewSparkle

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    I dropped my Moissy solitaire and it smacked against the hardwood floor. I eyeballed it for chips and I don't see any. My jewelry guy who works with Moissy is about 1.5 hours away. I don't have time to see him because of work stuff.

    Have you ladies dropped your Moissys before? Did they survive? I'm so mad at myself, it was so stupid!
     
  2. borismom

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    I have dropped rings without a problem... Do you have a loupe? Or run your fingernail through the top of the stone and the girdle, you should feel any chips.

    Hope your stone is OK!
     
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    I've dropped rings before time and time again... the only type of stone I've ever had any thing happen to was my asha OEC... there is a little chip next to the table of the stone you half to use a loupe to really see it though...

    ... Hope your stone is ok though....
     
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    I don't think dropping it on a hardwood floor will chip the stone. Wood is very forgiving. However, it is possible if hit at a certain angle, and then it will be obvious around the girdle. You will have to loupe it for an accurate assessment. Do you have one? Is the ring 4- or 6-prong? Can you feel any "catches" around the stone?
     
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    Maybe take a cotton ball and softly run it over the stone? Likely the cotton will pull or catch even on tiny chips.
     
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    try to run the stone over a piece of pantyhose material or silk. Any tiny chips though unseen may become apparent when they catch on the delicate material.
     
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    Ha deb! We posted basically the same idea at the same time:)
     
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    You guys are brilliant! I ran my finger and a cotton ball over it. I didn't notice anything. I don't have tights, is that weird? [​IMG] [​IMG]

    I have a 6 prong - I'm so glad I got 6 instead of 4. There are a couple of dents in one prong because when I first got the ring I smacked it on the table at work a few times....

    I chip would be not so great, but I'm worried that it might just crack in half. I think I'm just being paranoid though.

    I don't have a loupe.... wish I did. Here I thought I was someone who was so gentle on their rings.
     
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    I'm sure it's ok New.... the reason mine chipped was because I dropped it on stone tile... [​IMG]
     
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    I don't think your stone will crack, much less in half! [​IMG] I did chip a diamond once, but I did that by getting my hand caught in a heavy metal door and my ring was squeezed flat to the point that it had to be cut off my finger.

    Also, like Sparklee said, I doubt your stone would get chipped with wood.
     
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    I totally agree 100% with what borismom said.... [​IMG]
     
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    Ekk stone tile, was this an asha from a while back? I don't remember that ring...

    Borismom, I can't believe it had to be cut off!

    I think I'm paranoid because I went to the jeweler's with a friend who wanted an eternity band. The jeweler looped her diamond and it had a crack going through the whole thing. She never remembered banging it hard or dropping it. I guess in my mind I thought, all it takes is one smack at the right angle.
     
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    hold the ring up to your ear and shake it, see if you hear any rattling. that's what i always do when i smack my ring.
     
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    Brilliant bling!
     

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