Tag Archives for " Hearts and Arrows Diamonds "

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

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Top Picks from Brian Gavin that will Save You BIG $$$ if you’re looking for a 1.50 carat round diamond!

I’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 […]

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What is the allure of halo settings? Are halo settings a fad? How popular will they be in a year?

My girlfriend likes the Belle split halo setting from Brian Gavin, however I’m concerned that halo settings are just a fad. Do you think we’d be better off with a timeless classic like the Tiffany knife edge solitaire? What is the allure of halo settings anyway? I know that they’re really popular right now, but I feel like […]

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How does Hearts and Arrows pattern affect sparkle in round brilliant cut diamonds?

Hi Todd, I really appreciate the diamond buying tips and advice. My girlfriend likes the split shank French halo setting from Ritani, but they don’t seem to offer hearts and arrows diamonds that are comparable to the Brian Gavin Signature, Crafted by Infinity, or James Allen True Hearts diamonds that you recommend. How important is a […]

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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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Brian Gavin Signature vs James Allen True Hearts diamonds, best round for $6.5k

Hi Todd, I need help choosing a diamond please. By reading your post, I see that at least you are objective in your view instead of leaning towards one vendor. My goal is to get a diamond with the least amount of maintenance that sparks into eternity (if that even exist). I am debating between […]

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Perception of diamond value. Deciding which ideal cut diamond to buy…

Hi! I’m looking for a diamond that has the most value. Preferably 1.40 – 1.99 carats, VS-2 – SI-1 clarity, F color. It does not have to be hearts & arrows, but it must be an ideal cut diamond. Would appreciate any recommendations that you can provide! Thanks so much! — Melissa Thank you for […]

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Blue Nile Reviews: Best 1.50 carat round diamond for $10k plus comparison to other vendors!

Hello Todd, My boyfriend and I have begun the ‘search for a diamond’ process, and I can’t help but feel overwhelmed. Mostly because I am not a diamond expert… and I do not want to become one. I merely want something beautiful and sparkly on my finger without finding out later that I got screwed. […]

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Diamond Reviews: Leo Artisan or Brian Gavin Signature Round, which is the better value?

The Leo Diamond is a 66 facet, modified round brilliant cut diamond produced by Leo Schachter and marketed through chain jewelry stores, like Kay Jewelers and Jareds. I was asked earlier today whether I would consider buying a Leo Diamond if I were shopping for an engagement ring and the answer seemed to surprise the […]

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