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James Allen vs Brian Gavin Diamonds

James Allen vs Brian Gavin, hearts and arrows diamond reviews

Trying to decide which brand of hearts and arrows diamond to buy? This bout between James Allen vs Brian Gavin will teach you what to look for in a hearts and arrows diamond. What a proper hearts and arrows pattern should look like, and what is not quite hearts and arrows.

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James Allen Ideal Scope Images

How to interpret James Allen Ideal Scope Images for James Allen True Hearts diamonds. In-depth review of four JA True Hearts diamonds and the ideal scope images provided. Plus an example of “the ring of death” that you want to avoid, as exhibited in an ideal scope image!

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What are the Best Ideal Proportions for Oval Cut Diamonds? Tips for selecting oval brilliant cut diamonds.

Hi Todd, I’ve been searching for a oval shaped diamond for a while, and it seems to be a fairly uncommon shape in stores. Are there any ideal proportions for oval shaped diamonds that you can recommend? I’m on a budget of about 2500 dollars for the diamond itself, and half carat to three quarter […]

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Thinking about buying a diamond online? You’re not alone…

If you are thinking about buying a diamond online, you are not alone, according to comScore, consumer purchases of jewelry and watches online have increased approximately 14% over the past year, which is a pretty substantial increase when you stop to consider that when we first launched Nice Ice online back in 1996, everybody in […]

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How much does it cost for me to use your Personal Diamond Shopper service?

Hello, I had bought my diamond for my wedding ring back in 2002 from you. I get compliments on it all the time (THANK YOU)! I am referring someone to you but it seems like you may have changed the way you did business back then. Can you help me to understand the differences? I […]

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Drop Dead Gorgeous Two Carat Diamonds from Brian Gavin, James Allen and Blue Nile

A returning client of Nice Ice asks “What diamonds do Brian Gavin, James Allen and Blue Nile have on hand at the moment that meet your selection criteria in F-G color and VS-2 clarity?”  I happened to mention this to Brian earlier today and this is the picture he sent me… he’s a funny guy! […]

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James Allen vs Brian Gavin Diamonds 1.75 carats++

“Hi Todd, I just wanted to thank you for providing me with excellent advice and guidance in choosing an e-ring. The articles that I’ve read thus far have been extremely helpful! I’ve tried putting your advice to use during my search, and would love you have you comment on what I’ve found thus far. All […]

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Still not engaged? How to buy a diamond engagement ring online.

So how did it feel, showing up to Easter brunch with your girlfriend and being asked yet again by the family “SO when are you going to make an honest woman out of her?”  I don’t know whether you know this or not, but the odds are that she really won’t wait around forever hoping […]

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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 Diamonds, 1.20 carats from $6,250.00 to $10,690.00

I thought I’d wander through the inventory of James Allen True Hearts today because with Valentines Day just around the corner, it might be cool to present her with a True Hearts Diamond.  You can assign a special meaning to each of the eight hearts which are created by the kite shaped bezel main facets […]

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