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Feb 20
How wide should a girdle be on a round brilliant?

“Please tell me how wide the girdle should be on a round brilliant diamond. I’m considering buying a diamond from a local jewelry store. It weighs 2.08 carats, is I-color and VS-2 clarity, GIA Excellent cut. The measurements are 8.02 x 8.08 x 5.11 mm, with a total depth of 63.4% and a 57% table diameter. The pavilion angle is ...Read More

By Danny
Feb 17
Why is the princess cut more costly than the round diamond cut?

“I’m looking to buy a princess cut diamond for ‘my princess’ but was thrown off course this past weekend when a friend mentioned that princess cut diamonds are more expensive than rounds. When I asked him why, he said that he couldn’t recall, it was just something he remembered from when he was ring shopping last year. Are princess cut ...Read More

By Danny
Feb 15

“This might not be the most practical of questions, but just out of curiosity, how much is a 4 carat diamond? Is it four times the price of a one carat diamond? I think that the optimum combination of quality for me would be G-color and VS-2 clarity. I’m told that this combination of color and clarity will ensure that ...Read More

By Danny
Feb 13
How Are Diamonds Rated For Performance?

“Could you please explain to me how are diamonds rated for performance? I’ve got a limited grasp on the concepts of diamond clarity, color, and carat weight. That part of the equation seems straightforward. Where I find myself confused is trying to decide which GIA Excellent and AGS Ideal diamonds are going to perform best. I’ve read all sorts of ...Read More

By Danny
Jan 18

“I’m interested in purchasing an engagement ring online, because it seems like I can get a better-quality diamond for less money. However, I’m nervous about buying sight unseen off the internet. An interesting conundrum, I know. I’m certain that I’m not the first customer you’ve had who has expressed this concern. Sure, your Brian Gavin Signature round diamonds look amazing ...Read More

By Danny
Jan 16
2 carat diamond - how big is it? size comparison picture with nickels

“I overheard my girlfriend talking with a friend on the phone about her dream engagement ring. Apparently, she’s always wanted a big diamond engagement ring. I’m hoping to surprise her with an e-ring, so I don’t want to ask either of them what’s a big diamond engagement ring. Thus, I’m hoping you can provide some insight. We live in NYC ...Read More

By Danny
Jan 6
are all half carat diamond earrings the same size brian gavin diamonds earring builder

“Our five year wedding anniversary is fast approaching and I think that my wife would appreciate a pair of diamond stud earrings. I’ve been shopping online and at the local mall, but it seems to me that the half carat diamond stud earrings that I’m seeing vary in size. Are all half carat diamond earrings the same size, or is ...Read More

By Danny
Jan 4
can i buy 1 carat diamond ring 3000 brian gavin fishtail pave setting truth head

“I am looking for a 1 carat round diamond to be set into the fishtail pave setting with truth head by Brian Gavin. My total budget for the ring is around 5K, so my goal is to find the best value diamond that can be bought for the remaining 3,000 dollars. Ideally, I would like for the diamond to be ...Read More

By Danny
Jan 2
at what size does diamond color matter brian gavin round square halo setting

“I am buying a Brian Gavin Signature round diamond that is I-color, because that enables me to afford the carat weight desired. I’ve noticed that the Brian Gavin Signature melee diamonds used in your engagement rings are F-G color. The customer service representative that I spoke with earlier today, indicated that the difference in color will not be noticeable. She ...Read More

By Danny
Dec 26

“I’m shopping for a diamond engagement ring. You’re shocked to discover that, I’m sure. But this is kind of a big deal for me, buying an engagement ring represents one of the biggest expenditures of my young life. I don’t own a house yet, and am driving a hand-me-down car, and now I’m supposed to plunk down three months’ salary ...Read More

By Danny


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