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: Choosing a Round Diamond for a White Gold Solitaire Within a $3,500 Budget

Hello, I have made some research and found your videos and site very helpful. I believe this diamond should be eye clean. Can you help me out with your expert opinion if that is true? Link below: www.jamesallen.com/loose-diamonds/round-cut/0.96-carat-j-color-si2-clarity-excellent-cut-sku-4758810?a_aid=dmnd1357 The problem with that diamond is the comment in the certificate that says “Clarity grade based on …

Q&A: Help Finding a Pair of Princess Cut Earrings For a Platinum Setting With a $3,000 Budget

Hi, I am looking at purchasing a nice pair of princess cut diamond stud earrings in the ~1ctw for my wife. My budget is under $3,000 all in and found this build your own pair on James Allen. Can you please tell me if this would be a good pair? www.jamesallen.com/loose-diamonds/princess-cut/0.51-carat-e-color-vvs2-clarity-pair-2041040,4543089?a_aid=dmnd1357 Unfortunately, those diamonds don’t …

Q&A: Experience Shopping for a Tennis Bracelet for Around ~$2,500k Budget

Great articles! What about diamond tennis bracelets? Should I take the size of each diamond and multiple by the number of diamonds in the bracelet to estimate price? I found a 2.5 carat bracelet here in Houston that looks comparable to ones on James Allen and Blue Nile for $2500 so I’m thinking of getting …

Q&A: Help Finding a Yellow Cushion Cut Diamond With a $3,500 Budget

I’m interested in getting a yellow diamond engagement ring. My budget is around $3500, halo style with a cushion diamond, but any of the square shapes would be ok. I’m looking at some of the yellow diamonds on James Allen website, some of them look almost like they are scratched or that the inclusion are …

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