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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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Help Deciding Between Two Diamonds

Top Recommended Vendors James Allen James Allen is the leader in online diamond sales. Their imaging technology is the same as inspecting a diamond with a jeweler’s loupe. They have the largest exclusive loose diamond inventory online and fantastic prices. They also have the nicest collection of lab created diamonds online. James Allen is currently […]


Frustrated With the Mall Stores, Wants Fiery Diamond

Top Recommended Vendors James Allen James Allen is the leader in online diamond sales. Their imaging technology is the same as inspecting a diamond with a jeweler’s loupe. They have the largest exclusive loose diamond inventory online and fantastic prices. They also have the nicest collection of lab created diamonds online. James Allen is currently […]


Help Building a 3 Stone Emerald Cut Engagement Ring in the UK

Help Building a 3 Stone Emerald Cut Engagement Ring in the UK

Top Recommended Vendors James Allen James Allen is the leader in online diamond sales. Their imaging technology is the same as inspecting a diamond with a jeweler’s loupe. They have the largest exclusive loose diamond inventory online and fantastic prices. They also have the nicest collection of lab created diamonds online. James Allen is currently […]


Looking for ideal matched pair 2 carat total weight

Top Recommended Vendors James Allen James Allen is the leader in online diamond sales. Their imaging technology is the same as inspecting a diamond with a jeweler’s loupe. They have the largest exclusive loose diamond inventory online and fantastic prices. They also have the nicest collection of lab created diamonds online. James Allen is currently […]


Friends helping Friends in Difficult Economic Times

This was an interesting one for many reasons.  The stone is discussion is quite large.  It’s an unusually low color.  It turns out not to be certified.  It’s two friends, one with money, one without.  Lots of intrigue! Top Recommended Vendors James Allen James Allen is the leader in online diamond sales. Their imaging technology […]


Q&A: Price Help with 2.5 carat Oval Cut

Top Recommended Vendors James Allen James Allen is the leader in online diamond sales. Their imaging technology is the same as inspecting a diamond with a jeweler’s loupe. They have the largest exclusive loose diamond inventory online and fantastic prices. They also have the nicest collection of lab created diamonds online. James Allen is currently […]


Worth it to Fly UK to Dubai to buy a Diamond?

UPDATE: I just made a quick trip to secret shop the Dubai diamond market. Unfortunately, I found more of the same shenanigans you see in most diamond districts. I did find one great contact though. One company does a great job of sourcing legitimately certified diamonds directly from diamond manufacturers at excellent prices. Please contact […]


Price Help with a 2 carat Radiant F Color VS2 Clarity

Top Recommended Vendors James Allen James Allen is the leader in online diamond sales. Their imaging technology is the same as inspecting a diamond with a jeweler’s loupe. They have the largest exclusive loose diamond inventory online and fantastic prices. They also have the nicest collection of lab created diamonds online. James Allen is currently […]


What Makes a Fancy Shape have a nice Cut?

This question came from a reader of my article about Diamond Cut. Top Recommended Vendors James Allen James Allen is the leader in online diamond sales. Their imaging technology is the same as inspecting a diamond with a jeweler’s loupe. They have the largest exclusive loose diamond inventory online and fantastic prices. They also have […]


Color & Clarity Matching Diamonds in Jewelry

Top Recommended Vendors James Allen James Allen is the leader in online diamond sales. Their imaging technology is the same as inspecting a diamond with a jeweler’s loupe. They have the largest exclusive loose diamond inventory online and fantastic prices. They also have the nicest collection of lab created diamonds online. James Allen is currently […]


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