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Cherry Picked Diamonds of the Week:
This 1.738 carat, F-color, VS-2 clarity, Black by Brian Gavin hearts and arrows round diamond is going to knock her socks off! Just look at the sparkle factor created by the incredible degree of optical precision ideal proportions! BTW the dust-like reflections are created by the speckled platform under the diamond on the imaging system. They are not inclusions and don't appear in the other image options which use a different base.
Have you seen these X-Factor Cushion cut diamonds yet? They're gorgeous! They offer the pillow-like outline of a traditional cushion, with a higher degree of light return and more intense sparkle. This 1.91 carat, I-color, VS-2 clarity, X-Factor Cushion from Enchanted Diamonds really caught my eye and it's sure to capture her heart! She's going to love the classic lines and brilliance of this diamond. You're going to love the price!
This 1.55 carat, G-color, VS-1 clarity, oval brilliant from Blue Nile looks stunning! Notice how the bowtie effect is very slight. It barely shows up at all, which is exactly what you want in an oval brilliant. They're all going to exhibit a bowtie effect to some extent, but some are less noticeable than others - like this one! And notice how nice the outline of this oval shape diamond looks! It's a great option in a shape that is hard to find well cut.
Todd, your suggestion to go with Brian Gavin Diamonds was perfect. It was the perfect ring, and perfect day. The ring you created for us was better than the Tiffany and co in every way! Thank you, Matt
The experience of working with Todd Gray to help navigate my search for the perfect diamond was priceless. His expertise is invaluable in an industry I had limited knowledge of and I always felt that he had my best interest in mind. Finding an affordable stone through Brian Gavin was an added bonus. I had been looking at Brian Gavin’s website for years yet never believed that I would someday own one of his stunningly beautiful perfectly cut stones. Thank you Todd Gray and Brian Gavin for such a pleasant experience through this entire process!
The Ultimate in Light Performance
Hearts & Arrows Super Ideal Cut Diamonds are available from:
Hearts & Arrows Diamonds represent the Top 0.001% of the annual production for round brilliant cut diamonds. They offer the highest volume of light return and the most incredible sparkle factor you've ever seen.
GIA Excellent Cuts from James Allen:
GIA Excellent cut diamonds represent a great value for the price conscious shopper. However the light performance of Hearts & Arrows diamonds is dramatically superior.
Where to Buy GIA Excellent Cut Diamonds: