Tag Archives for " Ideal Cut Diamonds "

1.50 carat, F/G color, SI-1 / VS-2 clarity, round brilliant ideal cut diamonds for $5-6K

Last night I received a phone call from a friend of the family, who is in the middle of shopping for diamonds, and remembered that he had a friend in the diamond business. We spent a few minutes catching up and then I asked him what he was looking for and how much he wanted […]

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Choosing between Round Ideal Cut Diamonds from Blue Nile, Brian Gavin, and Crafted by Infinity

Hi Todd, thanks for the nice article that you wrote recently [Brian Gavin Blue Review]! Its amazing to see what a difference the outside diameter of a diamond can make in its price. You had helped me choose among a few 1.75 carat choices [James Allen vs. Brian Gavin 1.75+ carats] recently, but now the […]

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James Allen True Hearts Diamond, weighing 1.225 carats, G-color, VS-2 clarity, Hearts & Arrows

While looking for a diamond on behalf of a client, I ran across this puppy which is a little bigger than what he’s looking for, but which is a great option and thus I feel compelled to share it.  It is a James Allen True Hearts Diamond weighing 1.225 carats, G-color and VS-2 clarity with an […]

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Should I buy a diamond online from James Allen?

I received an email today asking me “should I buy a diamond online from James Allen?” and I had to chuckle because my first thought was “Well I suppose that it depends on the diamond!” because a specific diamond was not referenced in the email.  It might have something to do with my experience as […]

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James Allen True Hearts Diamond Review 0.90 carat, D color, VS-2 clarity diamond

After 25+ years working as a diamond buyer, you might say that buying diamonds is in my blood… so I’m always on the look out for certain combinations of diamond cut quality, carat weight, color and clarity because I know that people are looking for them and that as a diamond broker there is always […]

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Brian Gavin Diamonds Review 1.10 – 1.30 carat round ideal cut diamonds

Hi Todd, Wonderful site. It’s proved to be very helpful with my engagement ring search. Trying to decide on a Brian Gavin Hearts and Arrows Ring. Ideally, I’d be in the $9-10K range but I’d go up a little for the right ring. So based on what I’ve seen that puts me in these categories: […]

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Ideal Cut Diamonds quest 1.30 – 1.50 carats

“Hi Todd, I just stumbled across your site while doing some diamond research! Your in-depth responses to questions are so informative and helpful! I thank you in advance if you help me with my diamond search. Your article on the 1.33 James Allen diamond is exactly what I’ve been looking for. I’ve been on the […]

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Hearts and Arrows Diamonds 0.80 – 0.99 carats, G/H color, VS clarity

“Great website I learned a lot. I am looking at purchasing an engagement ring. I have been looking at Brian Gavin, Whiteflash, HPD-Infinity, Blue Nile and James Allen websites to try to find the best diamond for my range. My plan is for a simple 6-prong solitaire platinum setting. I have been looking at H&A selections highest cut, my range […]

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