Tag Archives for " Crafted by Infinity "

AreTwinning Wisps in Diamond Good or Bad? (Alarming Insight)

The term “Twinning Wisp” on a GIA diamond grading report indicates the presence of intergrowth within the diamond crystal. The clarity characteristic twinning wisp means that portions of the diamond crystal have twisted together within a twinning plane. A formation of twinning wisps within a diamond usually contain a variety of inclusions, such as diamond […]

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Bull Shit Alert: American Gem Society provides urgent consumer tips for holiday diamond purchases

The American Gem Society, has issued a press release “for immediate release” that they’re calling “Urgent consumer tips for holiday diamond purchases” which I find to be so patently offensive, that I’m issuing an Official Bull Shit Alert.  Primarily because the second “urgent piece of advice” recommended in the article is that before buying a diamond, consumers should “See […]

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One carat round diamond engagement ring, F-color, VS-1 clarity, round ideal cut

“Hey Todd, love the web site, I’d like to take take advantage of your Diamond Concierge Service, because this whole process of shopping for an engagement ring, is turning out to be a bit overwhelming, and the effects are rippling out into other areas of my life! I’m looking for a one carat round diamond engagement ring, […]

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Diamond Concierge Service: Be my diamond shopper! $12K to spend, sparkle is more important than size!

“Hi Todd, Thanks for such an informative site. I am shopping for an engagement ring and would love your help in picking something out. My girlfriend is very simple, thus she loves round diamonds. I am looking for a diamond between 1.00 – 1.50 carats. Size is not as important as quality and sparkle. Being […]

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Blue Nile Canada vs Buying from Brian Gavin, and other online dealers; does it save on taxes?

Hi Todd, I have learned quite a bit about diamonds from reading your blog. Thank you for sharing your knowledge. I’m in the process of shopping for a diamond, and it is a little overwhelming. Upon viewing many diamonds with less than ideal proportions, I came across GIA #1132987464, which is a 2.00 carat, G color, VVS2 […]

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Zoara diamonds review: GIA 1179161412, is the price of this H&A diamond too good to be true?

“I wanted to get your advice on this rings GIA certification. the price seems too good to be true. Is there anything you can see on the Certification that might raise some suspicion? The diamond is on Zoara’s website and is under the catalog ID # D11179161412” – H.R. The price for the 1.21 carat, […]

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Tour the CBI Mothership: 6.038 carats, N-color, VVS-1 clarity, Crafted by Infinity diamond review

I’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 […]

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How to save money buying diamonds by buying shy of the magic carat marks, e.g. one carat diamonds

Hi Todd, my girlfriend and I spent the past weekend looking at diamonds and she fell in love with a 1 ct, G, VS2, Hearts on Fire diamond and I almost fell off my chair when the HOF dealer showed me the price tag! I tried to find better prices on Hearts on Fire diamonds online, but […]

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Brian Gavin Signature vs Crafted by Infinity vs Whiteflash A Cut Above diamonds; using Ideal Scope, ASET, and H&A Scope to pick the very best!

I’m looking for the best diamond I can buy for an engagement ring for ~$30,000 ($28k – $32k). I’m looking for AGS Ideal / GIA Excellent cut with Hearts & Arrows, a good score on the Holloway Cut Adviser, D to E color, 1.5 – 1.7 carats, VS-2 or higher in clarity. I’m considering [diamonds referenced below] two Crafted by Infinity diamonds from HPD; a couple from Whiteflash; three […]

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How amazing does your diamond look when dirty? Feedback on CBI diamonds months after purchase!

Practically every woman loves the way their diamond engagement sparkles when they first receive it, but in many cases the sense of amazement which they initially experienced, fades over time as the diamond becomes covered with dirt and grime… this however has not been Sandy’s experience with the Crafted by Infinity diamond which she and […]

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