Tag Archives for " AGS Ideal Cut "

Using Blue Nile Diamond Search vs Build Your Own Ring

“Is it better to Build Your Own Ring on Blue Nile, or Search Blue Nile for Round Diamonds, when buying a diamond engagement ring online? If I may take advantage of the free Diamond Concierge Service you refer to on the web site, I’d like your help finding a round ideal cut diamond in the […]

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Brian Gavin Signature Princess vs Blue Nile Signature Princess cut diamonds

“Please tell me the differences between Blue Nile Signature Princess cut diamonds and Brian Gavin Signature Princess cut diamonds, specifically I would like a comparative analysis of this 1.90 carat, G-color, VS-2 clarity, Blue Nile Signature princess cut diamond, and this 1.930 carat, G-color, SI-1 clarity, Brian Gavin Signature princess cut diamond. Please tell me which […]

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James Allen Reviews, 1.803 carat, F-color, VS-2 clarity, AGS Ideal-0 round ideal cut diamond

While searching for diamonds on behalf of a client, I happened to trip across this 1.803 carat, F-color, VS-2 clarity, round ideal cut diamond from James Allen. I had not quite finished entering the search parameters that I use when conducting a search for ideal cut diamonds on James Allen, which for this search was to include a […]

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Has Enchanted Diamonds cast a spell on Nice Ice?

I probably shouldn’t be telling you this, but I’ve made peace with Enchanted Diamonds of New York City. I know, I know what you’re thinking… “Isn’t Enchanted Diamonds the company that YOU awarded an F minus in your review of the Enchanted Diamonds web site a little more than a year ago?!?! The online diamond vendor that YOU linked to […]

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Hearts on Fire Transcend Halo vs Ritani Split Shank French Halo diamond engagement rings

Dear Todd, thank you so much for your assistance, your advice has been tremendous help.To be honest I’m still undecided whether to go with a Hearts and Arrows, or GIA Triple X diamond. My preference is definitely the best possible cut / sparkle, however wonder whether a larger size diamond is a more appreciable difference to […]

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Brian Gavin Signature vs Ritani Reserve Ideal: 5 round ideal diamonds that I would buy today!

Hi Todd, I’ve been spending a lot of time on your web site researching diamonds and wanted to thank you for such a comprehensive resource. I’d like to take advantage of your (free) Diamond Concierge Service and ask for your help evaluating round ideal cut diamonds weighing between 1.20 – 1.50 carats, I-color, VS clarity, from the Ritani […]

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Diamond Reviews: Ritani Reserve Ideal vs James Allen True Hearts Diamonds. How do they compare?

Hi Todd, a friend of mine recommended your diamond concierge service after you helped him buy a pair of diamond earrings for a Christmas present. I’m in the market for a diamond engagement ring and am trying to decide between several diamonds which I found on James Allen and Ritani. I noticed that each vendor […]

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GIA vs AGS Graded Diamonds – Which Gemological Laboratory is the Best?

This is an excerpt from an email which I received from a client asking for me to help him select diamonds for a three stone ring: “Each stone to be round brilliant cut, at least F color, at least VS2, triple excellent for cut/polish/symmetry and fluorescence to not be stronger than medium, and preferably all […]

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Crafted by Infinity Diamonds Review: Cherry Picking the Inventory of High Performance Diamonds!

This 1.183 carat, G-color, VS-2 clarity, Crafted by Infinity round brilliant ideal cut diamond from High Performance Diamonds certainly looks tempting! It has an overall cut grade of AGS Ideal-0 as determined on the Platinum Light Performance grading platform which uses the proprietary Angular Spectrum Evaluation Tool (ASET) which demonstrates how the diamond is drawing […]

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Blue Nile Signature Diamond Review: Will these 1.00 carat diamonds make the grade?

Lee writes: “Hi, I sit here ready to push the purchase button on an engagement ring but would like your opinion on 2 stones I have narrowed my search to from the Blue Nile signature range: Blue Nile stock #LD03024633 and Blue Nile stock #LD03157195.  I’m also wondering if the GCAL is showing me everything I need […]

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