Diamond Q&A

In this section of the site, I publish some interesting private exchanges I have had with readers of the site who have contacted me via the “Ask a Question” form. I believe you will find that the questions and answers are both interesting and educational. Of course, names have been removed to preserve privacy.

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Q&A: Looking for Fancy Yellow Diamond

Wanted to know if this was a good deal? http://www.fancydiamonds.net/view_diamonds/14787.htm#.UmhGBhBv9K0#a_aid=y Looks eye clean from the photos and looks like all the other stats are good. 1. 8-12k 2.Platinum 3.Double Halo


Q&A: Looking for Natural Fancy Blue Diamond

I have been to multiple jewelry stores and am struggling to find a non-lab created diamond that has some blue tint or shades in it. I’ve seen things online but have been told they would all look the same in the store. The ones I’ve seen in the stores look almost too perfect or costume …


Q&A: Looking for Round Cut for Simple Solitaire Setting

Me and my partner are looking to buy an engagement online, pretty scary. Wonder if you can help us out a bit on the selection. We both like a simple platinum setting (eg: Tiffany classic 6 prong knife edge setting). We have a budget of $4 – 4.5k. Cut/polish/symetric: excellent Color: the near colourless range …


Q&A: Looking for 1.5 Ct. Princess Cut

I am planning on buying an engagement ring from James Allen. I am going to get a white gold setting with diamonds down the side. I have around an 8k budget for the center stone and want a princess cut. I was hoping that you could look at the diamond below and let me know …


Q&A: GF Wants “Round Diamond, Around a Carat, and Sparkly”

First off, I love the site. After searching for an online retailer I read your review of James Allen and have been on their site everyday for the past week. I prefer them to Blue Nile because you can see all the pictures of the diamonds. So here is my dilemma. I understand the 4 …


Q&A: Looking for 1.2+Ct. Radiant Cut

Q&A: Looking for 1.2+Ct. Radiant Cut

I’m a huge fan of your site and was hoping you could give me your thoughts on a couple of rings I’m looking at. Please see them below. Thanks, and I look forward to hearing from you. http://www.jamesallen.com/loose-diamonds/radiant-cut/1.30-carat-f-color-vvs2-clarity-sku-203643#a_aid=dmnd1357 http://www.jamesallen.com/loose-diamonds/radiant-cut/1.35-carat-f-color-vs2-clarity-sku-131773#a_aid=dmnd1357


Q&A: Round or Princess Cut for $10-15K Budget

I’ve read a lot of your Q&A responses and blogs and I have really liked your advice and the diamond recommendations that you have made over the years. Thanks for taking the time to read my email. Your help is much appreciated. Here’s my story: My budget is roughly $10-15K with the high end being …


Q&A: Pink Diamond Investment

I have a budget of $25,000 to spend on a pink diamond, I personally prefer radiant/modified square cut with 4P or 4PP and above color. Can you advise if with that budget it is possible?and I am in Australia Many thanks


Q&A: Looking for Fancy Vivid Yellow Diamond

I’m looking for an engagement ring somewhere in the range of 2 carats (normal diamond) but willing to forgo natural for a fancy vivid yellow diamond, can you help me find something in these criteria. Is possible to get a vivid yellow for the same price as a normal diamond.? Also my budget is 20-25k.


Q&A: Looking for Round Cut for Pt Pave Setting

First I wanted to thank you for putting together such a comprehensive and informative website. It has been so incredible to be able to learn all this information from the comfort of home! I am sure I speak for many silent readers when I say a heartfelt thank you! I am looking to choose a …


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