Pariketamine

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  1. Pariketamine

    Looking for advice choosing my first diamond

    Here is a list of rocks I liked in my price range: HPD: 1.58 I VS1 ($12,957) link GOG: 1.34 F VS1 ($14,339) link 1.71 I VS2 ($11,850) link BG: 1.443 H VS1 ($13,640) link 1.68 I VS1 ($13,790) link (Preorder) 1.37 I VS1 ($9,205) link (Preorder) WF: 1.90 I VS2 ($15,725) link 1.708 I VS2 ($14,573) link 1.437 F VS2 ($14,565) link 1.53 G VS2 ($11,975) link 1.368 I VVS2 ($9,596) link
  2. Pariketamine

    Looking for advice choosing my first diamond

    Wow davidelevi! Thanks for taking the time and answering so many of my questions. I think I will go with the shortcut route and buy my diamond from one of those sellers listed. I will search those sites today and update you with what I find. If you think you could procure something similar, please let me know. I’m glad I came to this forum and posted before I pulled the trigger on a diamond that may not have had the most ideal cut
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    Looking for advice choosing my first diamond

    Dear davidelevi, Thank you so much for the continued help with this process. I think I’m starting to understand it a bit more! Now I’m filtering my search to include down to I or J, with any eye-clean clarity. How do I filter for superb cuts? I’ve been looking at Brian Gavin and Whiteflash, but I’m curious to know whether there are other sellers that will guarantee a superb cut. Do I have to interpret the ASET? I looked at a few of the James Allen Hearts and Arrows as well as Blue Nile Astor Ideal but I felt like they still weren’t perfect cuts. This process is quite overwhelming and I think I’ve spent a whole week from morning to night researching this stuff... Thanks again, Pariketamine
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    Looking for advice choosing my first diamond

    Wow, davidelevi. Thank you so much for the information. I really feel like I’m out of my element with this stuff. I did some more research and increased my budget to $15,000. Now here’s my thought process: I’ll be putting the diamond as a solitaire on a rose gold setting. Given this information, should I shell out money for DEF diamonds? What color grade could I go down to without a perceivable difference (I know Harry Winston does only DEF whereas Tiffany does D-I)? In terms of clarity, I was initially set on VVS2-FL since I haven’t been able to get into a store to see the actual rocks, but almost everyone I’ve talked to said I could go down to VS1 without a perceivable difference. So now I’m back to square one—I think I’m going to start looking for the largest rock with a premium cut and VS1. I’m not sure what color grade I could go down to? I’m the type of person who overthinks things...
  5. Hello! I’m 32 years old and live in the northeastern part of the US. With COVID-19 shutting down jewelers, I’ve been looking to purchase a diamond online. I’ve done tons of research and have narrowed my search down to the following diamonds that are ideal by both AGS and GIA parameters. My question is: which of the following is the best bang for my buck? My girlfriend is into designer things (quality over quantity) so I think that would translate to having a more brilliant, sparkling, dazzling diamond than having a large one: Here is what I’ve narrowed down to (I’m leaning towards #2 from James Allen or #1 from Yadav) James Allen: 1. 1.51 F VS1 Round brilliant: $12680 (https://www.jamesallen.com/loose-diamonds/round-cut/1.51-carat-f-color-vs1-clarity-excellent-cut-sku-7771315) 2. 1.3 F VVS2 Round Brilliant: $10510 (https://www.jamesallen.com/loose-diamonds/round-cut/1.30-carat-f-color-vvs2-clarity-excellent-cut-sku-7914987) 3. 1.5 D VS1 Round Brilliant: $12330 (https://www.jamesallen.com/loose-diamonds/round-cut/1.50-carat-d-color-vs1-clarity-excellent-cut-sku-8736989) Note - this has medium fluorescence Yadav: 1. 1.4 D VVS2 Round Brilliant: $12770 (https://www.yadavjewelry.com/diamond/round-diamond-1.4-carat-d-vvs2-yd8845723) 2. 1.08 E FL Round Brilliant: $9612 (https://www.yadavjewelry.com/diamond/round-diamond-1.08-carat-e-fl-yd8925777) Thanks for all your help guys! Wish me luck!