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Q&A: Help Finding a 0.50 Ct. Princess Cut Diamond

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Hello, thank you for such an informative site. I’m looking at three diamonds. If you can please provide me your opinion to pick one. I will be very grateful.

If you can suggest some other diamond, I will highly appreciate that too. I want to make her 0.50 carat engagement ring. I have posted the links below.

www.jamesallen.com/loose-diamonds/princess-cut/0.51-carat-j-color-vs1-clarity-sku-4673938?a_aid=dmnd1357

https://www.jamesallen.com/loose-diamonds/princess-cut/0.50-carat-j-color-vvs2-clarity-sku-2021240?a_aid=dmnd1357

https://www.jamesallen.com/loose-diamonds/princess-cut/0.52-carat-j-color-vs1-clarity-sku-4511846?a_aid=dmnd1357

Thank you for the help.

I looked at the diamonds you sent me and the color J might be an issue. Princess cut diamonds don’t refract light just as well as round diamonds and thus tend to show their true color more. I’d go with an H (if you are going with a white gold setting) or an I (for a yellow gold solitaire).

Thank you for the reply. Based on your suggestion, I looked at another diamonds. Can you please look at the link below and let me know which one you recommend.

https://www.jamesallen.com/loose-diamonds/princess-cut/0.50-carat-h-color-vs1-clarity-sku-3495180?a_aid=dmnd1357

https://www.jamesallen.com/loose-diamonds/princess-cut/0.50-carat-h-color-vs1-clarity-sku-4490476?a_aid=dmnd1357

I love this one:
https://www.jamesallen.com/loose-diamonds/princess-cut/0.50-carat-h-color-vs1-clarity-sku-4490476?a_aid=dmnd1357
I like the table %, it’ll make the diamond look larger.

Thank you so much.

You’re welcome. Let me know if you need any more help.

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