Q&A Looking for a high quality 0.50-0.75 carat diamond for $4000

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Question:

I am looking for a VVS1 clarity grade diamond with a color of E or F. The size of the diamond should be between 0.5 carat and 0.75 carat. I am looking to spend around $4000 for the diamond alone. Do you have any suggestions?

LT

Answer:

Thanks for writing in. I am happy to help you out but based on your requirements for color and clarity I would first ask that you go back to the site and read 2 of my pages.

Diamond Clarity:  https://selectingadiamond.com/diamond-clarity/
Diamond Color:  https://selectingadiamond.com/diamond-color/

As you will see I really don’t recommend going with such a high color and clarity grade. Especially at the size diamond you are looking at any inclusions even at a VS2 and likely at an SI1 clarity grade would be eye clean – meaning you won’t see these imperfections with the naked eye.

Please read these pages and let me know if you still want the E or F diamond color and VVS1 or VVS2 diamond clarity.

Randy

Response:

Thanks for the links to the pages. I did read them over and they certainly were informative but my girlfriend is concerned so I am still interested in seeing some diamonds in the ranges I sent but to compare can you also send me over 1 or 2 suggestions for lower color and clarity (not lower then VS2 clarity and not lower then H color).

LT

Answer:

Nor problem. Here are 2 links for diamonds in the original range you asked for:

This one is a 0.75 carat F-VVS2 Ideal cut for $4010.

https://www.jamesallen.com/loose-diamonds/round-cut/0.75-carat-f-color-vvs2-clarity-excellent-cut-sku-4605751

This one is  a 0.51 F-VVS2 Ideal cut for $3410

https://www.jamesallen.com/loose-diamonds/round-cut/0.51-carat-f-color-vvs2-clarity-excellent-cut-sku-205808

Both diamonds are GIA certified.

As for the lower quality here are my recommendations:

This is a 0.63 carat H-VS2 for $1970

https://www.jamesallen.com/loose-diamonds/round-cut/0.63-carat-h-color-vs2-clarity-excellent-cut-sku-3351765

and this is a 0.71 H-VS2 for $3120 (this is my top pick)

https://www.jamesallen.com/loose-diamonds/round-cut/0.71-carat-h-color-vs2-clarity-excellent-cut-sku-2145644

Both are GIA certified and are eye clean. As you can see you will be saving a good deal of money and your diamond will be just as beautiful as the higher quality ones. The only one to know the difference will be you and your girlfriend!

Randy

By | 2018-05-14T22:00:38+00:00 October 6th, 2017|$3000 - $4000 Budget, $4000 - $5000 Budget, Home, Q&A|0 Comments
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