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o.k ? what the heck does this mean?

i want diamonds for valentines day and i was reading the fine print at the bottom of the advertisment and it said, diamond carot weights (ct.) represent tha approximate total weight (t.w.) of all diamonds in each setting and may vary no more than .07 below the stated weight.

what the hell is that? a white lie? i'm confused!!!!:(

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Asked by mika0101 at 9:57 PM on Feb. 10, 2009 in Shopping

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  • it means that if the diamond is .93 ct. they will mark it as 1 ct. :)


    Answer by Anonymous at 9:59 PM on Feb. 10, 2009

  • oh! rounding off. o.k. thanks:)

    Answer by mika0101 at 10:04 PM on Feb. 10, 2009

  • It could also mean that they will add the weight of all the diamonds in a piece. Instead of 1 diamond at .93ct there could be 20diamond chips that total 1 ct give or take .07ct

    Answer by chrissmom734 at 4:06 PM on Feb. 11, 2009

  • Chrissmom734 is correct.

    Answer by Chrissy629 at 5:33 PM on Feb. 11, 2009

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