Tag Archives for " GIA Excellent Cut "

James Allen True Hearts versus GIA Excellent Cut Diamonds

James Allen True Hearts versus GIA Excellent cut diamonds, GIA 2175891613 vs 1182742562

Are James Allen True Hearts diamonds worth the premium? Is it possible to find a GIA Excellent cut diamond that will rival the light performance of a hearts and arrows diamond? How does James Allen True Hearts diamonds compare to other brands?

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Costco Diamonds Versus Blue Nile – Which Sparkle More (and Why?)

Costco Diamonds Review.

What is the difference between COSTCO Diamonds and Blue Nile? Both companies are one of the largest distributors of GIA Excellent cut diamonds. As such, there are advantages and disadvantages to buying from Costco and Blue Nile.

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GIA Excellent vs Very Good Cut (seeing is believing)

GIA Excellent vs Very Good cut diamonds, which should you choose?

People often wonder about the difference between GIA Excellent vs Very Good cut diamonds. Will the difference in light performance be something you can see? Or is the difference between GIA Excellent vs Very Good cut diamonds just a paper thing?

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One Carat Diamond Ring Buying Guide (tips and tricks to save big)

One carat diamond comparison, Black by Brian Gavin on the left, Blue Nile LD10291469, GIA 1289718328 on the right

This buyers guide will help you select the best one-carat diamond engagement ring based on light performance and sparkle factor. You’ll know exactly what to look for by the end of this article.

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How to Build Your Own Ring on Blue Nile and Have It Be Spectacular

In-depth Blue Nile Build Your Own Ring Tutorial: “Is it better to Build Your Own Ring on Blue Nile, or Search Blue Nile for Round Diamonds, when buying a diamond engagement ring online? If I may take advantage of the free Diamond Concierge Service you refer to on the web site, I’d like your help […]

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Vintage inspired diamond engagement rings from Blue Nile, plus Blue Nile diamond reviews

“Hi Todd, I really appreciate all of the information you provide on the web site, it has been a tremendous resource which I have relied on extensively while shopping for a diamond online. I’m wondering what you think of the vintage inspired diamond engagement rings from Blue Nile, which they introduced via email a few days […]

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Hearts on Fire Transcend Halo vs Ritani Split Shank French Halo diamond engagement rings

Dear Todd, thank you so much for your assistance, your advice has been a tremendous help. To be honest I’m still undecided whether to go with a Hearts and Arrows, or GIA Triple X diamond. My preference is definitely the best possible cut/sparkle, however, wonder whether a larger size diamond is a more appreciable difference […]

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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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GIA vs AGS Graded Diamonds – Which Gemological Laboratory is the Best?

This is an excerpt from an email which I received from a client asking for me to help him select diamonds for a three-stone ring: “Each stone to be round brilliant cut, at least F color, at least VS2, triple excellent for cut/polish/symmetry and fluorescence to not be stronger than medium, and preferably all certified […]

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High Performance Diamonds knocks it out of the park with this Value Select Diamond!

I’ve been keeping an eye on the diamonds being added to Wink’s new Value Select Line over at High Performance Diamonds and this 2.52 carat, K-color, SI-2 clarity diamond caught my eye this morning! It’s graded by the GIA Laboratory with an overall cut rating of GIA Excellent, which is the highest rating available from […]

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