The Diamond Pro

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.

Use the filter below to find Q&As relevant to your diamond search:

  Returns results


Q&A: Looking for Second Opinion on 0.91Ct. Princess Cut Diamond

I’m looking for a princess cut diamond with a budget of about $4000. So far I’ve come up with this combination from James Allen: Setting Item#: 17152P Platinum 0.42ct Channel Set Diamond Engagement Ring #8 stones, 0.42 G-H VS Size: Price: $2,025.00 Diamond Item#: 1518167 Princess 0.91 carat G color VS2 clarity diamond I had …



Q&A: Need Help Buying a Round Diamond in the UK

What a fantastic website you’ve put together. Thanks for all you’re doing for us! I’m looking for a diamond solitaire pendant and found this website http://www.77diamonds.com/ which seems to have some nice ones on offer. They are based in the UK (like myself). Have you heard of them? Do you know if they are trustworthy? …


Q&A: Round vs. Princess Cut for Platinum Solitaire Setting

Q&A: Round vs. Princess Cut for Platinum Solitaire Setting

First of all thank you for a very informative and helpful website. I have learned a lot just reading the Diamond Education section and various posts. I was hoping you could help me decide between a Round or a Princess cut for an engagement ring, and then possibly make some suggestions on possible diamonds. My …


Q&A: Looking for 1.5 Ct. Round Diamond for Blue Sapphire Sidestone Setting

I’ve been browsing your website for a few days now and I already feel much more confident shopping for diamonds– Thank you! My budget is 10-12k and I’d like to place a round diamond in a white gold setting that has blue sapphires on each side similar to this setting: https://www.jamesallen.com/engagement-rings/settings-with-colored-sidestones/Pear-Shape-Blue-Sapphire-Ring-11153w.html Do I need to …


Q&A: Looking for Best Round Diamond for Channel Setting

Really like your website & the great information. Great job with that. I need to buy an engagement ring. I am looking for a 1.5ct or larger round brilliant cut diamond and I hoped to stay under $9,000 but I realize that may not be possible. Based on your advice, I have been looking for …


Q&A: Looking for Best Round Diamond for $3500 Budget, Local Jeweler or Online?

I’m searching for a diamond but have narrowed it down to a couple from talking to local jewelers. They are giving me mixed opinions though. My budget is around 3500 which they both have come very close to BUT the diamonds differ. One (We’ll call it Diamond A) is 1 ct. VS-clarity and I-color. It’s …


Q&A: Looking for Round Brilliant Diamond for Solitaire Setting on $7-7.5K Budget

Q&A: Looking for Round Brilliant Diamond for Solitaire Setting on $7-7.5K Budget

Thank you for your continuous advice on this site! Can you recommend the best value for a loose diamond to be set in a solitaire setting for about $7-7.5K? I found the following diamond for $8,170 but wasn’t sure if it’s a good one in terms of value. https://www.jamesallen.com/diamonds/I-VS2-Excellent-Cut-Round-Diamond-1475111.asp It’s a bit too expensive so …


Q&A: Looking for 1+Ct. Round Brilliant Diamond for $6-7K Budget

Hello Ira, Mike and the The Diamond Pro crew! First off, I want to thank you guys for the wealth of resources that you’ve made available on this wonderful website. I am a woman who is lucky enough to be able to pick her own engagement ring, and am now tasked with the responsibility of …


Q&A: Looking for Biggest Emerald Cut Possible for $2500 Budget

Hi i am hoping you can help me to find the right diamond for my engagement ring. I would like an emerald cut, and for me size is important im hoping for around 1ct or bigger. the budget is 5000. i live in australia, and after meeting with jewelers here i have been told i …


Click for Diamond Purchase Advice 100% Free

Ask your diamond purchase question here

We are a team of diamond experts who will teach you to identify scams and avoid spending money on features you can't see. Tell us as much information as possible to help us help you (ie, budget, preferences, etc)

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Cancel

DISCLAIMER: We don't use your email for marketing. Period.

Please enter your email address to receive your personal code:

Here is your coupon code: GFDSF3GF