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Q&A: Experience Shopping for Sapphire and Diamond Earrings on a $1.5k Budget

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Looking for last minute gift. I’d like to get diamond earrings necklace or bracelet. Any suggestions???

What do you think of this product?

Sapphire and Diamond Twist Earrings

Just looking for your overall assessment before I pull trigger. Value? What do all clarity ratings mean? Would this be a good purchase in your opinion?

Sapphire and Diamond Twist Earrings
This pair is beautiful. Blue Nile’s quality preset jewelry is excellent. The cuts are uniform and the gemstones have great color and are eye-clean. Whenever Mike has tested companies for pre-made jewelry (be it studs, pendants or fashion jewelry), Blue Nile’s quality has always been on top. The clarity grade SI2 means “slightly included”, which is perfectly fine for earrings. I-color diamonds look white so there wouldn’t be any yellowness.
If you like it, go for it, it’s a lovely set.

I went ahead and did it. Thx for the help.

You’re welcome.

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What we love about them:
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  • Lifetime Warranty
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  • Provide insurance appraisal
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  • High quality images of about half of their diamonds
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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.
What we love about them:
  • No questions asked returns within 30 days of shipment. James Allen will send you a paid shipping label to return the ring.
  • Lifetime Warranty
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  • Free prong tightening, repolishing, rhodium plating and cleaning every 6 months
  • Provide insurance appraisals
  • One free resizing within 60 days of purchase
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