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oval cut diamond rings

Ask A Diamond Pro: Help Finding an Oval Diamond for Around $20k Budget

September 19, 2023 | 2:00pm

Engagement rings are a beautiful thing. They tell a lot about the wearer and therefore it’s important to pick the right one. Some people choose to surprise their partner, others take their partner with them and shop together. There is no right or wrong way — do what suits you the best.  The same applies …

A couple choosing an engagement ring in a store

Ask a Diamond Pro: After-Purchase Consultation

September 12, 2023 | 2:00pm

Buying a diamond is a complex process and not everyone knows what to pay attention to first. That’s why we always recommend contacting experts, such as ourselves if you’re not sure before you spend money on something you might regret.  We usually receive emails from people who are looking for a diamond. However, from time …

Round cut vs oval cut diamond

Ask A Diamond Pro: Finding a 2 Ct Round/Oval Diamond For $10-11k

September 5, 2023 | 2:00pm

Every day, we receive lots of emails from people with requests to help them find the best diamond for their dream engagement ring. There are no two emails that would be the same. Everyone’s situation is unique.  Some time ago, we received an email from one of our readers asking us about a 2ct diamond, …

Round cut diamond solitaire style engagement ring

Ask a Diamond Pro: Choosing a Round Cut Diamond For a Solitaire Setting With Up to $5,000 Budget

August 29, 2023 | 2:00pm

Most young people’s wish is to receive an engagement ring one day. In most cases, they dream of a diamond ring. The first image you think of when you hear the words “engagement ring” is a classic solitaire style setting with a round cut diamond in the middle. And why? Not only is that style …

Diamond stud earrings

Ask a Diamond Pro: Experience Shopping for Diamond Studs on a $1000-$1300 Budget

August 22, 2023 | 2:00pm

Diamonds can be a part of any type of jewelry. There is no limit. Even though we usually help people with engagement rings, from time to time, we get a request for other jewelry, such as diamond studs. This reader was looking for 2/3ct studs in total for about $1,000-$1,300. Even smaller diamonds like these …

Yellow radiant cut diamond ring

Ask a Diamond Pro: A Cushion/Radiant Cut Canary Diamond with a $20k to $30k Budget

August 15, 2023 | 2:00pm

Diamonds in engagement rings have become standard around the world. Most people opt for at least a small diamond when planning their proposal. And almost every woman wishes that one day she receives one. But diamonds have many looks to them and no two diamonds look exactly the same which allows every engagement ring to …

Radiant cut diamond ring

Ask a Diamond Pro: Looking For Square Radiant With Sparkle

August 8, 2023 | 2:00pm

There are many diamond shapes out there with some more popular than others. Classic shapes like the round brilliant cut or oval cut are usually the most requested ones.  Some people, however, like to have something more unique on their finger and they opt for shapes like the radiant cut diamond.  One of those people …

Engagement ring photo

Ask a Diamond Pro: A Squarish Cushion Cut for $5,000

July 31, 2023 | 11:24am

The cushion cut is one of the most requested diamond shapes. Many people like them for their square/rectangular, yet soft shape and good price. However, finding a good cushion cut diamond can be tricky, especially, since the GIA doesn’t give them a cut grade.  A little while back, we received an email from one of …

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