Archive Monthly Archives: August 2014

GIA Excellent vs AGS Ideal cut diamonds, which lab provides the best insight into diamond cut quality?

“I am in search of a magnificent diamond!! Budget: $3,650 Carat Weight: .7-.75 Cut: Ideal (AGS) or Excellent (GIA) Color: F Clarity: VS1 Table: 53-58 Depth: 59-61.8 Crown Angle: 34-34.9 Pavilion Angle: 40.6-40.9 Symmetry: Ideal or Excellent Polish: Ideal or Excellent Girdle: thin-slightly thick L/W Ratio: 1-1.01 Cutlet: pointed or none I have found a […]

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James Allen vs Enchanted Diamonds Reviews: Same stone, different price?

“I found this GIA Triple Excellent Cut 2.21 carat, E-color, VS-1 clarity, round diamond from James Allen and would like your opinion on it, I think that I found the same diamond for less from Enchanted Diamonds. During the course of my research, I found your negative review of Enchanted Diamonds, but then you wrote a positive review of a pear shape diamond […]

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Choosing James Allen princess cut diamond for Viachi engagement ring

Hi Todd, the ring is perfect. I proposed last night and all went wonderfully. She absolutely LOVES the diamond and the ring. Thank you SO much for all of your help. You (and your website) allowed me to make an educated decision about this monumental purchase. I greatly appreciate all of your assistance. Without you […]

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What are the Best Proportions for Pear Shape Diamond for 3 Stone Engagement Ring

Hi Todd, I need your help ASAP because I’ve spent the past few months learning all that I could about round brilliant cut diamonds for an engagement ring, and just discovered that my girlfriend prefers pear shapes; thus I’m back at the drawing board, at ground zero with less than three weeks to find the perfect ring! My target range is […]

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