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 Eye Clean Round Cut for WG Setting

I was wondering if you could send me a link to a James Allen Diamond that would be “eye clean.” I’m looking for a round (brilliant) cut diamond that would be set in a white gold ring. Thank you in advance for your time and help.

Q&A: Looking for 1 Ct. Princess Cut for $6K

Q&A: Looking for 1 Ct. Princess Cut for $6K

Good afternoon. I would like to start off by saying thank you for offering such a great service. I happened to stumble upon your site out of pure luck. I have been looking for a diamond /engagement ring for a couple months now, but seems that I have gotten no where with my search. I …

Q&A: Looking for Princess Cut for Halo Setting

I’m hoping you can help. I’m inexperienced as far as online diamond buying, but I have a setting and loose diamond I really like from Blue Nile. I’ve done my research on the parameters of princess cut, but after I browsed your site, I’m questioning whether or not I have 1 – selected a quality …

Q&A: Looking for 1.4-1.6 Ct. Round Cut

Hi, I hope you can help me find a great deal for a Round Brilliant diamond for an engagement ring. I’m thinking along the lines of a 1.6-1.7 carat diamond but of course any savings will be more than welcome Also, how important is it that the diamond I buy comes with any certification (be …

Q&A: Looking for Half-Carat Princess Cut, Please

I am confused on whether or not to go below a .50 and save money or stay at .50 and go with a lower Clarity, Color (H-I, SI1) I have been looking on Bluenile and seeing all the specification regarding polish, sym, depth and table almost makes me head spin. Considering I cannot see the …

Q&A: Is this Diamond a Match with this Setting?

Looking for your input on a ring. So grateful to have found such an informative site and individual as yourself. I’m amazed that you offer this service out of your own good will! The ring we have been considering is this from jamesallen.com, the diamond and setting respectively: http://www.jamesallen.com/loose-diamonds/princess-cut/0.75-carat-f-color-vs1-clarity-sku-140326?a_aid=dmnd1357 http://www.jamesallen.com/engagement-rings/solitaire/14k-white-gold-cathedral-reverse-tapered-diamond-engagement-ring-item-7098?a_aid=dmnd1357 Will this setting compliment the …

Q&A: Need Help Finding 1 Ct. Princess Cut

I am looking for a princess cut diamond for an engagement ring. First I would like to say thank you for providing such a wonderful site, it has educated me a lot about diamonds. I have been reviewing all the articles on your site for the past three months and am confident that I am …

Q&A: Help for us “Diamond Rookies”

I had emailed you about one month and was asking you about buying a diamond on James Allen. I would really appreciate your help and assistance regarding my diamond ring purchase. My wife to be loves this ring;http://www.jamesallen.com/engagement-rings/pave/-18k-white-gold-2.0mm-art-nouveau-pave-set-diamond-engagement-ring-item-9023?a_aid=dmnd1357 She would like a stone from James Allen, can I please ask for a couple of minutes of …

Q%A: Looking for Round Cut for $15K Budget

I’m trying to decide on a diamond for an engagement ring. My budget is around 15k. I’m going for a round diamond with an excellent cut and the carat range between 1.6-1.7. For clarity, I’m going for something that definitely cannot be seen by the naked eye so I’m bouncing between the VS2 and VS1. …

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