Tag Archives for " Brian Gavin Blue "

What is the allure of halo settings? Are halo settings a fad? How popular will they be in a year?

My girlfriend likes the Belle split halo setting from Brian Gavin, however I’m concerned that halo settings are just a fad. Do you think we’d be better off with a timeless classic like the Tiffany knife edge solitaire? What is the allure of halo settings anyway? I know that they’re really popular right now, but I feel like […]

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Will a J color diamond look yellow set in an 18k rose gold halo engagement ring?

“Hi Todd, I’ve really enjoyed reading your web site and am learning a lot about diamonds. One of the options which I am considering is the round square halo setting from Brian Gavin in 18k rose gold, set with a J color diamond because my girlfriend has indicated that she prefers diamonds with warmer tones. […]

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Perception of diamond value. Deciding which ideal cut diamond to buy…

Hi! I’m looking for a diamond that has the most value. Preferably 1.40 – 1.99 carats, VS-2 – SI-1 clarity, F color. It does not have to be hearts & arrows, but it must be an ideal cut diamond. Would appreciate any recommendations that you can provide! Thanks so much! — Melissa Thank you for […]

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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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Getting Engaged for New Year’s! One Carat Diamond Solitaire Engagement Rings

Hi Todd, I’m planning on proposing to my girlfriend on New Year’s Eve and would appreciate some help because I seem to be stuck in a state of analysis paralysis, thanks in part to the information provided on your web site. What I’m looking for is a one carat round diamond solitaire engagement ring in […]

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Should I go with Medium Blue or Strong Blue Fluorescence in H color diamond?

Hi Todd, I’ve been reading your blog for several weeks and have found the information which you provide to be extremely helpful. I’m trying to select the best option between two diamonds cut by Brian Gavin, an H color diamond with medium blue fluorescence and an H color diamond with strong blue fluorescence, I’m hoping […]

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Which Halo engagement ring should I choose? Brian Gavin, High Performance Diamonds, or Ritani?

How to Choose a Halo Engagement Ring: Hey Todd, my fiance has indicated that she wants a halo style engagement ring and I like the look of the Park Avenue Halo engagement ring from High Performance Diamonds (pictured to the left), and the Round Square Halo engagement ring from Brian Gavin, and then I was introduced to […]

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Should I buy a G color diamond with very strong blue fluorescence?

G-color Diamond with Strong Blue Fluorescence: “Hi Todd, I’ve been reading your site for a while now. Thank you for putting together such a great resource! I read your article Something Borrowed, Something Blue and really like the way the blue fluorescent diamond looks in the photograph.” “I’m looking at this 1.547 carat, G color, […]

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Review Brian Gavin Diamond with Blue Fluorescence, this Blue Bird sings beautifully!

Every woman deserves to wake up to the sweet song of a blue bird, and this 3.087 carat, G-color, VS-2 clarity diamond from the Brian Gavin Blue collection sings beautifully… trust me, this diamond will talk to her from the moment she opens the box, and it will never stop singing its song, which is rich […]

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Returning Nice Ice customer, seeks advice regarding Brian Gavin Diamonds and ‘Brand X’

“Glad to see that Nice Ice is still a tremendous repository of wisdom regarding the purchase of beautiful diamonds. I purchased a diamond from the site back in 1999. It was quite scary to spend so much money for an online purchase of a diamond. The level of customer service and the diamond that you […]

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