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Q&A: Choosing a Princess Cut Diamond for a Platinum Three Stone Setting with Sapphires

By Mike Fried,

I am looking for a .90 – 1 carat princess cut diamond, G color better and the best cut I can get on a euro shank, platinum, three stone ring with black accent diamonds and a $5,000 budget. I would also need a return guarantee, just in case.

Have a look at this diamond:
Blue Nile LD07425970

It’s very well cut and it matches what you’re looking for.

Blue Nile offers a 30 day no questions asked return policy.

What do you think?

What have you heard or opinion/review on Fascinating Diamonds in NY?

We don’t know them so I can’t comment on their customer services. But I checked their sites. They have 30 day return policy and legitimate GIA certs. If you find any diamond you like on their site, I’ll be happy to comment on it.

Thank you. They seem to have very good customer service. I have placed a phone call with them and chatted and they seem very accommodating. They even offer returns on custom items which is rare. However, more opinions would be good since the customer service seems too good, but may be legit. They don’t offer pictures of diamonds; but I would request it before buying.

OK, it sounds good. Feel free to send me a link of a diamond you like.

Here is a diamond from them that I am looking at. Picture and video. What are your thoughts?

SKU 641769

Details:
$3,798
Shape Princess
Carat 1.01
Cut Excellent
Color G
Clarity VS2
Table 70%
Depth 72.9%
Symmetry Very Good
Polish Excellent
Girdle Medium
Culet None
Fluorescence None
Measurements 5.57-5.53*4.03 mm

I’m afraid that the inclusion right on the table is quite severe and eye-visible. That’s why I don’t recommend purchasing it. Do you have any other recommendations?

Thank you very much, I was concerned about that as well, but wasn’t sure if it would be eye visible or not. I will keep looking.

You are awesome.

My pleasure helping you. Keep me posted.

Well if you have time, here is what I am looking for with all my requirements, lol. Pictured is a ring from Gabriel & Co. I like, which you can use a reference, doesn’t have to be exact. Finally return guarantee if not completely satisfied.

Sapphires accent stones more of a darker blue color if at all possible.
V-shaped prongs to hold center stone.
Euro shank, a must.

Diamond request:
Princess Cut
Carat: .90 to 1+, preferably a 1+
Color: D-G
Cut: ideal to very good
Clarity: IF – VS2
Fluorescence: none-faint
Polish/symmetry: excellent -very good

I would also again like to explore any after purchase policies.

So, there you go. I would also like to stay in the 5K budget area which I know is a tall order.

Thank you for the information. I found this setting hat’s similar to the one you sent:
Blue Nile Classic Pear Shaped Sapphire Engagement Ring

And, here’s a diamond that matches what you’re looking for:
Blue Nile LD08133889

It’s very well cut. If you’re also willing to go down with the color grade, here’s a diamond that’s going to look colorless and it saves you money:
Blue Nile LD08765423

Let me know what you think.

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