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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: Ideal Princess for Canadian Princess

I have been looking online for diamonds at blue nile until I read your reviews and now I am more convinced with James Allen. I just would like a little bit of help. Looking for a Princess cut, Ideal, G-H VVS2-VS1 About a carat in weight. I have looked at these two diamonds …

Q&A: Best Round Diamond for ~$1K Budget

First of all, thanks a lot for your lectures on your website. I’ve learned quite much about diamonds. Even if I knew a little bit from before, your page has made you trustworthy (thanks to ”about”, lovely photos of a lovely family). So to my points. Ring I wish to buy a Platinum ring. Already …

Q&A: “Driving myself insane looking for .9 – .95 [carat diamond], for under $4300”

I’ve had an epiphany that I do not want to spend the premium for a 1.0 carat weight diamond so my search has brought me to diamonds just under 1c and hopefully under $4300 as well. Originally I put this one on hold with JA a couple of days ago. It’s $4190. But THEN …

Q&A: Round “Sparkly” Diamond for $10K Budget

Hope you are doing well and had a great holiday! First off I wanted to thank you for providing such an amazing service. I think it is a great thing you are doing and a very solid business plan. I really appreciate how you lay everything out in your explanation on how you make money. …

Q&A: “Thanks…I feel like a diamond expert now.”

I am looking for a princess cut diamond that is I or higher in color and otherwise clean to the eye, and I’m looking to spend around $6000. Other than that, I’m just looking for the biggest carat I can get with the combination of the above variables. Thanks for your help! Top Recommended Vendors …

Q&A: “Might as Well ask an Expert!” about a 1 Carat Princess Diamond

Myself and long-term girlfriend are shopping for engagement rings now and I stubbled across your site… Looks like it may save me a few grand! We were looking at 1 ct princess cuts for a 2mm-solitare setting. Anything under $5500 is ”money in the bank” and I like money in the bank! Was looking at …

Q&A: Ready for Round Diamond, 0.9 Carats

First off I’d like to say I am a huge fan of the site. I’ve spent a lot of time reading the information you have posted. It was nice to find a single source of information with specific recommendations. I’d like the nicest stone I can get for the following parameters: H/I color Eye clean …

Q&A: Looking for Prettiest 1 Carat Round Diamond

I’m hoping you might be able to help me out. Bottom line: I want the prettiest diamond stone I can get for my budget. I definitely want at least 1 ct, but would be interested in anything up to 1.25 ct as long as it’s still ideal cut, eye clean, and near colorless. I’d like …

Q&A: “The diamond world is definitely overwhelming!”

I am currently looking for a loose 1 Carat (or slightly larger) Princess Cut Diamond with the following criteria: Ideal Cut (I realize GIA doesn’t rate this for princess cuts) D-F Colour VVS1-VS2 65-70% Table 65-73% Depth Excellent-Very Good Symmetry/Polish Budget $6000-$8000 I have been reading the information on your site and have taken your …

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