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You just picked the EGL certified diamond

By Michael Fried
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The inclusion on this EGL certified SI2 diamond was so terrible, I would not recommend the diamond at any price.

If you’re buying online, use James Allen’s highly recommended cutting edge diamond viewing tool or Blue Nile’s 360° Videos and stick with the GIA or AGS certification—the most consistent lab available. We have witnessed numerous gross mistakes by each major gemological lab, and want to ensure you make a safe and smart purchase.

Purchasing a diamond is complicated and we are here to help. Feel free to contact us directly. One of our diamond experts will answer any questions you have. And we’d be happy to pick out the prefect diamond for you.

About the author
Michael Fried
Mike learned the diamond business from the ground-up at Leo Schachter Diamonds - one of the world's top diamond manufacturers. He has been recognized as a diamond industry expert by Time, PeopleMoney, The Daily Mirror, NerdWallet, The Times Herald, Yahoo Finance Australia, The Art of Charm, The Washington Diplomat, The Next Web, and more.
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