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: Experience Shopping for Diamond Studs Within a $2k-$2.5k Budget

I have been looking at matched pair round diamond earrings for my daughter on James Allen. Completely overwhelmed! I am putting them in a white-gold martini setting. About .45 carat each. I was deciding on F color, but after reading this, may be completely safe to go with a G with the same result? I …

Q&A: Choosing a 1.00 Ct. Oval Diamond for a Yellow Gold Pave Setting With a $5,100 Budget

Hello, I’m looking for an oval diamond around $5,000 to $5,100 range ~1 carrot. Probably clarity at VS2 or better and color at I or better. It will go in a yellow gold petite pave engagement ring. Please see the link below for a possible diamond I found on James Allen. www.jamesallen.com/loose-diamonds/oval-cut/1.00-carat-g-color-vvs1-clarity-sku-6707974 The diamond you …

Q&A: Choosing a Square Cushion Cut Diamond for a Halo Setting With Up to $5,000 Budget

I need help looking for a cushion cut diamond on James Allen that is below $5000. I want to maximize the carat size but having trouble determining eye clean diamonds. What style setting (solitaire, pave/side stone, halo) and metal (yellow/white gold, platinum) are you looking to put it in? And do you like more squarish …

Q&A: Help Choosing a Princess Cut Diamond With a $2,700 to $4,400 Budget

Hi there, I bought diamond 1, but I am having buyer’s remorse, because I looked around a little more and realized I could get something similar for a lot less, like diamond #2. The other issue is that the band has diamonds that are F-G in color. If I got diamond two, would it make …

Q&A: Help Finding a Diamond Eternity Band for Around $1,500 Budget

Hello, My fiancée would like to get a diamond eternity wedding band for me but we’re unsure how to choose one. As I understand, diamonds need to be a certain size before it can be certified and I don’t think diamonds in a pavé setting are big enough. How do I ensure I’m getting good …

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.


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