Q&A: Opinion on 1.00 Carat H/SI1 DiamondBy
Q: Can you let me know what you think of the following diamond? My fiancé picked it out but I wanted your opinion on it before I pull the trigger.
A: I believe this diamond is priced a little high – probably because of the because of the polish\symmetry. If you look closely you will see a good number of inclusions which I am not convinced can be covered by prongs. I would recommend you look at this one:
It’s much cleaner and a few hundred dollars cheaper. If you are willing to go down a bit in size you can get an even better value in the 0.90 to 0.92 range. See my Guide to Diamond pricing to understand why. You can save close to $1500 by doing this.
Q: Thanks- I really like the 2nd diamond! My fiancé was happy with it to and she really didn’t want to go lower then 1 carat so this worked out great. Awesome site and thanks for the advice.