I was going to give you the chance to check out the thread on the women's forum and draw your own conclusions, but I found that the majority of the ladies over there seemed to think it was overpriced. Mathews had a lot of success with the Passion, because at the time there weren't many options out there for a woman looking for that kind of quality. I bought one myself. Now there are several more options that carry a lower price without compromising quality.
I would definitely check out the Strother Allure before making a decision. The increase in my 3D scores since I bought mine are incredible.
$999 is highway robbery for the Jewel. The most I've seen them for in any of the 3 or 4 Mathews dealers shops I've been in was $859. I'll bet you can drive 30 mins down the road and save some money if your local guy is $999. I have one on order for my wife but it's a lefty so I know it'll take a little longer. I'd definitely check out the Bowtech Heartbreaker. Lotta bow for the $$$.
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