Archive Monthly Archives: November 2014

One carat round diamond engagement ring, F-color, VS-1 clarity, round ideal cut

“Hey Todd, love the web site, I’d like to take take advantage of your Diamond Concierge Service, because this whole process of shopping for an engagement ring, is turning out to be a bit overwhelming, and the effects are rippling out into other areas of my life! I’m looking for a one carat round diamond engagement ring, […]

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Black Friday Deals, Brian Gavin Diamonds, Enchanted Diamonds, Blue Nile and more!

Black Friday is here! And there are deals to be found from Brian Gavin Diamonds, Blue Nile Diamond Jewelry, Engagement rings from Enchanted Diamonds and more! Many of the Black Friday Deals on Diamonds, Jewelry, and Engagement rings are unpublished, unless you’ve signed up to receive exclusive email from the different vendors, but here they […]

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Diamond Concierge Service: Be my diamond shopper! $12K to spend, sparkle is more important than size!

“Hi Todd, Thanks for such an informative site. I am shopping for an engagement ring and would love your help in picking something out. My girlfriend is very simple, thus she loves round diamonds. I am looking for a diamond between 1.00 – 1.50 carats. Size is not as important as quality and sparkle. Being […]

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Blue Nile Coupon and Discount Codes: Active November 18th through December 24th, 2014

The Blue Nile coupon and discount code provided below, will provide you with: $25 off purchases of $100 $50 off purchases of $200 $75 off purchases of $300 All you have to do is enter the Blue Nile discount and coupon code: SNOWDAY! But be forewarned, this coupon only works for regularly priced jewelry items that you […]

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Blue Nile Canada vs Buying from Brian Gavin, and other online dealers; does it save on taxes?

Hi Todd, I have learned quite a bit about diamonds from reading your blog. Thank you for sharing your knowledge. I’m in the process of shopping for a diamond, and it is a little overwhelming. Upon viewing many diamonds with less than ideal proportions, I came across GIA #1132987464, which is a 2.00 carat, G color, VVS2 […]

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Zoara diamonds review: GIA 1179161412, is the price of this H&A diamond too good to be true?

“I wanted to get your advice on this rings GIA certification. the price seems too good to be true. Is there anything you can see on the Certification that might raise some suspicion? The diamond is on Zoara’s website and is under the catalog ID # D11179161412” – H.R. The price for the 1.21 carat, […]

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Cherry Picking best 1 ct round diamond for Ritani French set diamond engagement ring

“Hi Todd, I’m looking to buy a diamond engagement ring, and have been researching diamonds online. At this point I feel that I know enough to be dangerous, I saw your diamond concierge service, and the idea of having you help me cherry pick the best diamonds available sounds really good to me! I’m not locked in to […]

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Best Hearts and Arrows diamond engagement ring for $5K, D-F color, VS clarity, James Allen True Hearts vs Brian Gavin Signature

“I’m on a quest for the best hearts and arrows diamond engagement ring that I can buy for $5K and comparing James Allen True Hearts vs Brian Gavin Signature round diamonds. I’ve been reading your blog, and a few others which seem to support your opinion that Brian Gavin Hearts and Arrows Diamonds are the […]

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What is an etch channel diamond inclusions on GIA diamond grading report?

“I’m looking at this French Set Diamond Halo style engagement ring from Enchanted Diamonds and think that this 0.75 carat, I-color, SI-1 clarity, round from Enchanted Diamonds looks pretty good. The crown angle of 35 degrees is only one tenth of a degree steeper than the 34.3 – 34.9 degree range that you specify in your […]

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Down the Rabbit Hole, Brian Gavin Signature vs Crafted by Infinity diamonds

“I think I’ve read every single blog post that you’ve written, possibly even twice, and it seems to me that you definitely have a preference for the super ideal cut diamonds produced by Brian Gavin and Crafted by Infinity; but which hearts and arrows diamond would you select if you had to choose between those […]

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