Normally, I would never recommend buying a diamond that is not certified. However, there are special cases where you may get a good price and an honest deal.
Fluorescence in a diamond can be good or bad, but it’s worth investigating. The presence of fluorescence in a diamond can affect the price up to 20%.
A few facts about pear cut diamonds and what to look for when choosing one.
The “problem” with cushion cut diamonds is that the majority of them are poorly cut with no sparkle. Take the time to search for a really well cut diamond.
What is a chocolate diamond? Chocolate diamonds are a different name for brown, or cognac colored diamonds. However, many chocolate diamonds are lower quality.
Buying a certified diamond can serve as a safeguard against fraud. However, wholesalers and retailers can use certificates to mislead consumers as well.
Diamond prices vary a LOT depending on the quality. There’s a way to know if you’re getting the RIGHT price on a diamond. Don’t just read the certificate.
Are diamonds a good investment? Not really, unless you’re looking for a luxury item that will hold its value. Diamonds remain valuable in today’s economy.