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: Help Finding a Loose Round Diamond With a $10,000 Budget

Hello, Firstly, thank you for your extremely helpful website. It has been invaluably helpful in navigating the process of buying a diamond for my engagement. I am looking for a 1.5 carat clean-eye round stone with a color rating of at least H, likely placed in a 6 prong solitaire ring. Would you please review …


Q&A: Help Finding a Round Diamond for Around $6,000 Budget

Hi, I just bought this diamond and came across your site afterwards. It’s still pending shipping and wanted to get your input to know if it was a good quality purchase: www.jamesallen.com/loose-diamonds/round-cut/1.06-carat-h-color-vs2-clarity-excellent-cut-sku-6445565?a_aid=dmnd1357 I wanted to get the best value for $6k that was excellent cut, great clarity and as colorless as possible for my budget. …





Q&A: Is M Too Low? The Best Color Grade for a Yellow Gold Solitaire Setting.

I’m looking for the best valued solitaire, round cut, 1.5 – 2 carats, under $8K. I am liking this one… www.jamesallen.com/loose-diamonds/round-cut/1.90-carat-k-color-si1-clarity-very-good-cut-sku-6077765?a_aid=dmnd1357 The diamond you selected is not a good choice. It’s poorly cut and will lose a lot of its brilliance. For a round brilliant I wouldn’t settle for anything less than an EX (Ideal) …


Q&A: Choosing a Center Diamond for Thin White Gold Setting Within a $5,000 Budget

Hi there, I will appreciate some advise and options for an engagement ring . I am following your website and have chosen a sample diamond from James Allen:www.jamesallen.com/loose-diamonds/round-cut/0.90-carat-i-color-vs2-clarity-excellent-cut-sku-2765895?&a_aid=dmnd1357 I am sure this is not ideal and hope you may provide a couple of alternatives. I am looking for a round diamond in the 0.8 to …


Q&A: Looking for a Diamond for a White Gold Petite Pave Setting With a $3,000 Budget

I’m looking to get an engagement ring diamond and setting for around $5500. The setting is a solitaire pave 14k white gold. Diamond would be a round cut around 1 carat and looking at H/I and SI1 color and clarity. The setting looks like this.14K WHITE GOLD PETITE PAVE ENGAGEMENT RING (FLUSH FIT)I found this …




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