Please — Need advice re: loose round center stone

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Must work through local dealer because of in store credit due to setting that was replicated instead of ordered – 7 months later have to settle for different setting so getting larger center stone. Saw nice hearts & arrows through hearts and arrows scope last week but have done extensive research since then. Was willing to sacrifice color for cut (main priority) and size. GIA report looks good but I’m worried about the dimensions. They say they’re giving us a discount for our troubles so it would be $3566 instead of $4120 but that still seems high when comparing to similar stones on James Allen website (https://www.jamesallen.com/ese/?q=0.9%20VS1%20K%20round%20excellent).

Here’s the GIA cert for the stone: https://www.gia.edu/report-check?reportno=6177523514
And Holloway Cut Advise report: http://www.diamond-cut.com.au/holloway_cut_adviser.htm (says light return, fire & scintillation are only good and spread is very good with total visual performance of 4.6 which seems really high for an “excellent” cut).

Any advice would be so very, very much appreciated.

Thank you!
Sincerely,
Rachel

Advice would be

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Hi Rachel,

What did the jeweler say when you ask the reason for the price discrepancy?