Tag Archives for " Optical Symmetry "

Best Round Diamond for 7k – 10k, Deciding between Blue Nile, Costco, BGD and CBI Ideal Cut Diamonds

Hi Todd, I’m trying to find an engagement ring around the 7k – 10k range that is at least 1 ctw for the center stone. I have been looking all over the place and am a little worried about ordering from Blue Nile because I like to see what I’m buying before I actually buy […]

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Diamond Stud Earrings with the best cut quality and visual performance for $25-40k

Hi – I would like to buy a pair of certified diamond earrings, Color – G/H Clarity – VS1/2 Carat – 0.8-1 ctw Cut – as perfect as it can be Will you able to help me on this? My budget is 25k to 40k USD. Thanks — Patty T. Thank you for your inquiry. […]

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Crafted by Infinity Diamond Review, Light Return & Performance that goes from Zero to Sixty in 3.5

Wink from High Performance Diamonds just sent this photograph to me for a Crafted by Infinity Diamond that he and I have been talking about, isn’t it a beauty? You’re looking at the diamond as it sits facing you on a piece of glass, so it is reflecting the diamond from underneath as well. The […]

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The Secret Formula for Maximum Diamond Sparkle

“Hi, I read through your post on selecting the best Blue Nile Diamonds and picked a couple of diamonds out that I think meet the geometric recommendations that you laid out. Links below.  What I am looking for: Diamond over 1ct – 1.2ct Eye Clean Diamond will be set in a white gold setting (in […]

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What do Diamond Proportions & HCA Score have to do with Light Leakage in a GIA 3X Cut Diamond?

“I was wondering if you could help me with evaluating if the 5.5 Holloway Cut Adviser score for a diamond is truly an issue. I have seen this diamond and another diamond that scores a 3.4. Is there any sort of analysis you could show me on these two? In person I really did like […]

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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 […]

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