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Jun 25
Really nice two carat diamond engagement ring for $20K

“Is it possible to buy a really nice two carat diamond engagement ring for $20k? It seems like the most important feature of an engagement ring to my girlfriend is the size of the diamond, because every time we go to look at engagement rings, the only thing she seems to ask the sales person is “how big is it” ...Read More

By Danny
Jun 15

(Updated 6/15/18. Originally Published 11/2/16)Does $2000 buy a good engagement ring?Hi Danny, I’m a college student with a limited budget of about $2,000 to spend on an engagement ring… can I get a good engagement ring for that price? I heard a radio advertisement a local jewelry store promoting one carat diamond rings for $1,995.00 but the inclusions were really ...Read More

By Danny
Jun 11
Should I buy a J color diamond for an engagement ring?

(Updated 6/11/18. Originally Posted 9/9/15)“I’ve got about six thousand dollars to spend on a diamond engagement ring, and I know that my girlfriend would really like a one carat diamond. I realize that there are options available in the 0.90 – 0.99 carat range that might be more affordable, but there is just something about clearing the mental hurdle presented ...Read More

By Danny
May 7

“I'm sure it comes as no surprise that I'm shopping for a diamond engagement ring. My girlfriend saw this post on Instagram and fell head over heels at that moment. I hope that I'm able to create such an incredible and memorable moment when I propose.”“The dilemma that I'm facing is probably not a unique proposition. I'm trying to decide ...Read More

By Danny
May 1
should i buy i1-i2 clarity diamonds?

(Updated on May 1, 2018. Originally Published March 29, 2017)“I’ve been researching buying a diamond online, and it seems that diamond cut quality should be my primary concern. My girlfriend really wants a one carat diamond, and I’d like the diamond to face-up really white. We’ve talked about it and both of us are all right with being able to ...Read More

By Danny
Feb 7
Guide to Warmer Colored Diamonds

“My girlfriend really likes the way that 18k rose gold looks on her hand. I have to admit that I didn’t like the idea of pink gold to begin with, but the color really does compliment her warmer skin tone. Our local jeweler told us that warmer colored diamonds go really well with the warmer color of rose gold. However, ...Read More

By Danny
Dec 1
Should diamond solitaries crack?

“I purchased a solitaire diamond engagement ring from another online diamond dealer about a year ago, and a small crack recently appeared on the bottom of the ring. I contacted [the vendor] and they told me that this is perfectly normal and that I should simply take the ring to a local jeweler for repair. I spent what I consider ...Read More

By Danny
Nov 29
VVS clarity versus VS-1 and VS-2 clarity diamonds

“I’m shopping for a diamond engagement ring and have some questions about clarity as it pertains to light performance. Is there any benefit to buying a VVS clarity diamond, versus VS-1 or VS-2 clarity diamonds? I’ve been told by several friends and family members, that I need to buy a high clarity diamond if I want it to look good. ...Read More

By Danny
Nov 10

One look at the ASET images of these four emerald cut diamonds, and you know that the Brian Gavin Signature Emerald on the left is brighter and better looking.It's easy to see that colors reflected by the ASET Scope are bolder, brighter, and distributed more evenly, right? It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to know that when it comes to ...Read More

By Danny
Nov 10
GIA Excellent Emerald cut diamonds:

Shopping for an emerald cut diamond engagement ring can be a confusing and frustrating experience. Everybody is going to try and convince you that their emerald cut diamonds are better, but the obvious question is better than what?Because before the creation of Brian Gavin Signature Emerald cut diamonds, there doesn't seem to be a collection of emerald cut diamonds that ...Read More

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