Choosing James Allen princess cut diamond for Viachi engagement ring

Choosing James Allen princess cut diamond for Viachi engagement ringHi Todd, the ring is perfect. I proposed last night and all went wonderfully. She absolutely LOVES the diamond and the ring. Thank you SO much for all of your help. You (and your website) allowed me to make an educated decision about this monumental purchase. I greatly appreciate all of your assistance. Without you (and your website) I feel that I would have made a multi-thousand dollar purchase without understanding the intricacies of the product. Thank you. — Derek T.

It can be very difficult to find princess cut diamonds that exhibit exceptional light return and sparkle, this tutorial will teach you what to look for…

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Enchanted Diamonds review: 2.14 carat, H-color, Internally Flawless pear shape diamond, GIA 5176443685

What are the best proportions for pear shape diamonds?Hi Todd, I need your help ASAP because I’ve spent the past few months learning all that I could about round brilliant cut diamonds for an engagement ring, and just discovered that my girlfriend prefers pear shapes; thus I’m back at the drawing board, at ground zero with less than three weeks to find the perfect ring! My target range is around 2.50 carats, H-I color, VS-1 or higher in clarity, with the best proportions possible for a pear shape diamond, and a ceiling of about $25K including a 3 stone baguette ring in platinum if that’s possible. I realize that the budget is kind of tight, but I might be willing to stretch a little further if the vendor offers competitive financing. Thanks! — Marcus W.

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Brian Gavin Diamonds Discount Coupon Code Save 7% on BGD Signature round, cushion cut diamonds!

Brian Gavin Diamonds discount coupon codes, save big on Brian Gavin Signature round and cushion cut diamondsIn celebration of Chinese Valentine’s Day which occurs on August 8th, Brian Gavin Diamonds has issued a special Brian Gavin Diamonds coupon code that will save you 7% off of any Brian Gavin Signature cut diamond! Qixi (pronounced chee-she) Festival is the Chinese Valentine’s Day. It celebrates the story of two forbidden lovers, reunited by a bridge, that joins them on the 7th day of the 7th month in the Chinese calendar. That’s August 2. Tomorrow! Click here to get the Brian Gavin Diamonds discount coupon code that will save you 7% on any Brian Gavin Signature round or cushion cut diamond, including diamonds with blue fluorescence which are my personal favorite!

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James Allen True Hearts diamonds reviews, how do they compare to other brands?

James Allen True Hearts diamonds reviews, how do they compare to other brandsI’m trying to decide between three James Allen True Hearts diamonds, and I’d appreciate any insight that you can provide that will help me choose the best option. I’m leaning towards this 1.23 carat, I-color, VS-1 clarity, James Allen True Hearts diamond, because I think that it provides a good balance of carat weight, color, and clarity, for the price; however I’ll spend more for the [other options described below], if you think that they are going to provide me with better light return or sparkle. I’m also wondering how James Allen True Hearts diamonds compare to other brands of hearts and arrows? The setting that I’m considering is the Royal Halo Cross Over from James Allen. — Ray H.

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Legends and Myths of Elusive SI-2 clarity diamonds, plus 6 Crafted by Infinity Diamonds Reviews

Legends and myths of the elusive eye clean SI-2 clarity diamondI am intrigued by what you wrote about the Crafted Infinity Diamonds offered by High Performance Diamonds, and am going to take you up on your offer to help me find a diamond that meets the following criteria: I’m basically looking for a round solitaire between 1.50 – 2.00 carats, which is G-color to I-color, with a clarity grade of SI-2 or higher, and I would like it to be eye clean. As for price… I’m trying to keep it around $18K. I’ve been using your proportion ranges that you recommended in your article ’15 Seconds to Success’ and that has been VERY helpful in evaluating diamonds on line — Thank you! I’m curious what you can recommend for me. Thanks again….Wendy

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Crafted by Infinity Hearts and Arrows Diamond Review: 6.038 carat, N-color, VVS-1 clarity

Crafted by Infinity, High Performance Diamonds review, AGSL 104046965001, 6.038 carat, N-color, VVS-1 clarityI’ve been wanting to write a review of this 6.038 carat, N-color, VVS-1 clarity, Crafted by Infinity round ideal cut diamond for quite some time, however the diamond was set in a three stone ring before the pattern of hearts and arrows could be photographed. Thankfully Wink from High Performance Diamonds had the opportunity to dismount the diamond and get it photographed last week, and he just forwarded the images of the hearts and arrows pattern to me so that I can finally review this spectacular looking diamond! How do I know that it looks spectacular? Because it sparkles like crazy in the video provided on the diamond details page!

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Brian Gavin Signature vs Crafted by Infinity, Hearts & Arrows diamond reviews, D-color, Internally Flawless

Brian Gavin Signature vs Crafted by Infinity Hearts and Arrows Super Ideal Cut Diamonds Reviews, D-color, Internally Flawless clarityHey Todd, could you help me decide between this 1.100 carat, D-color, Internally Flawless, Crafted by Infinity diamond, and this 1.255 carat, D-color, Internally Flawless, Brian Gavin Signature diamond? The debate that I’m having is whether it’s worth paying the extra $1,239.00 for the larger carat weight, because that is about the same price as the Tiffany knife edge style solitaire that my fiance wants. I just finished reading your review of 3 Crafted by Infinity diamonds and thought you’d appreciate the challenge! — Stephen P.

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Crafted by Infinity High Performance Diamonds Reviews: Picking the best of 3 H&A diamonds

D. Vatche Swan solitaire reviews for High Performance Diamonds“I’m trying to decide between three Crafted by Infinity Hearts and Arrows High Performance Diamonds, which are all in the same range of carat weight, color, and clarity, but there is a significant difference in price. I’m wondering which of the 3 diamonds is the best option for this Swan setting from D. Vatche; the diamonds that I’m considering are this 1.656 carat, H-color, VS-1 clarity, CBI diamond; this 1.667 carat, I-color, VS-2 clarity, CBI diamond; and this 1.738 carat, H-color, VS-1 clarity, CBI diamond. All things being equal, I’m inclined to go with the 1.667 carat, I-color, diamond; but do you think that an I-color diamond is going to look too yellow in a platinum setting?” — Dennis L.

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Ritani Reviews: French Set Halo V band setting, palladium vs. platinum

Ritani reviews French halo V band setting, palladium versus platinum“I found your site while searching for reviews of the French Set Halo V band from Ritani. I really appreciate the diamond buying advice that you provide, and am wondering what your thoughts are on this 1.041 carat, H-color, VS-2 clarity, Ritani Reserve ideal cut diamond; the pavilion angle is 0.3 degrees beyond your preferred range, and I’m wondering whether that is a concern. If you’d like to provide additional options for me to consider, I’m looking for a 0.90 – 1.10 carat, round diamond that is bright, eye clean, and white, and am looking to spend no more than $8k for the diamond. I’d also like to know your thoughts on palladium vs. platinum. Thank you. — David R.

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How to get the best value when buying a 1.50 carat diamond

Diamond Buying Tips, how to save money buying just short of the magic carat marksI’ve got some advice that is going to save you BIG MONEY if you happen to be shopping for a 1.50 carat round brilliant cut diamond, but it’s a rare opportunity that requires you to take immediate action, because I can’t remember the last time the cutters at Brian Gavin screwed up like this… Somebody managed to cut seven, !!! 7 !!! Brian Gavin Signature round diamonds that fall just short of the 1.49 – 1.50 carat marks, where a substantial price increase occurs. This is a great opportunity for you, but if I were Brian Gavin, I’d blow my stack, and there just might be blood on the cutting room floor, because somebody just cost him an awful lot of money! Let’s check them out…

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