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Yellow Heart Shape diamonds

Ask A Diamond Pro: Fancy Yellow Heart Shaped Diamond

February 2, 2024 | 5:13pm

This blog post is going to be very specific. There aren’t a lot of people who appreciate or want a heart-shaped diamond, especially if it’s yellow. But from time to time, we receive a message about such a diamond and it’s always a pleasure diving into the search. If I just got your attention, keep …

Engagement ring process

Ask A Diamond Pro: Big Price on Setting, Not Much Left for a Diamond

January 11, 2024 | 1:49pm

Selecting an engagement ring setting can be a very exciting process. It can, however, cause some potential issues as well. If you set your budget to a certain amount and then find a setting of your dreams that takes over half of that budget, the diamond hunt can become a bit more difficult. A similar …

Which ring suits your hand?

Ask A Diamond Pro: $4000 Max Budget for Woman with Large Fingers

November 21, 2023 | 3:18pm

Every hand is different and every person looks good in a different style of jewelry. When choosing a diamond engagement ring, you have to consider the receiver as much as if you were buying them clothes.  We got a request from our reader looking for an ideal ring style and a diamond size for his …

Diamond upgrade

Ask A Diamond Pro: Upgrading Engagement Ring for 10th Anniversary

October 3, 2023 | 2:00pm

Proposing to the love of your life is a big step in the relationship. It often happens when people are young, freshly out of school and don’t have a lot of money. And don’t get me wrong, that’s absolutely fine. At the end of the day, it’s not about the size of the diamond, it’s …

custom ring pricess cut halo

Ask A Diamond Pro: Princess Cut Diamond For a Halo Setting Within $5,500

September 26, 2023 | 2:00pm

Creating your engagement ring can be a lot of fun. The options are unlimited. There is always a possibility to design your own setting style, or, if you want to make things easier, you can pick one that’s already made. That way, you know what diamond you need right away and the process becomes faster.   …

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, …

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