Welcome to this second installment in our diamond price guide. So, you’ve set your budget for your diamonds, and now you wish to check what you can get for your money. Well, you’ve come to the right place!
Our diamonds prices guide will indicate what sort of loose diamond you can expect to find in your price range. Diamond prices are not consistent from shop to shop, so it is essential to use a diamond price guide to make sure you don’t overpay.
We have many years experience in the diamond and jewelry sectors, and we wish to share the benefits of that knowledge with you. We aim to show you some sparkling diamonds that suit your budget, and the online jewelry stores where you can find them.
Diamonds prices vary due to many factors, so please take that into account when using this guide.
We also feature recommendations for diamonds, diamond rings, engagement rings and fine jewelry that will suit your price range: Select Diamonds for your Budget or Engagement Rings to identify something to suit your pocket.
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Diamond Price Guide – for a budget of $500-$800
- In this price range you may well find a GIA-certified radiant cut diamond weighing 0.40 to 0.55 carats, color ranging from D to J, of clarity ranging from SI1 to vS2 of fair good or very good cut.
We think this E color, SI1 clarity diamond of ideal proportions, graded by IGI is a bargain at $630, and easily fits into this price range. You can see this diamond athttp://www.jamesallen.com/diamonds/E-SI1-Ideal-Cut-Radiant-Diamond-1215725.asp. If this diamond is no longer available, then you can probably find a similar quality stone at http://www.jamesallen.com, which offers beautiful diamonds.
- Regarding round diamonds, in this diamond price range, you may find a round diamond weighing 0.31 to 0.46 carats, color ranging from D to I, clarity ranging from Si1 to VVS2 of very good or excellent cut.
- As for a pear-shaped diamond, you might find a GIA certified diamond weighing 0.34 to 0.53 of color from D to I, of clarity I1 to VVS2 of a fair or good cut.
ShopDI.com’s offerings will suit your budget in this price range, though they also sell far more expensive diamonds. This is the online store of the duty free diamond store you find in most airports – though we think the online version provides greater savings!
- GIA certified princess diamond – weight from 0.4 to 0.59 carats, color ranging from D to K, clarity ranging from SI1 to VVS2, of fair, good, very good or excellent cut.
Mondera.com has some great offerings in this price bracket. They have some beautiful loose stones on offer, as well as ready-made diamond jewelry and engagement rings.
- You might be able to find a GIA-certified oval shape diamond weighing from 0.4 carats to 0.9 carats, of a color ranging from E to L, of clarity ranging from I2 to VVS2, and of a fair, good or very good cut.
It is worth checking out Buyz.com Jewelry Superstore for this type of stone
- Beginning in this price budget, there are also GIA-certified emerald cut diamonds weighing 0.4 carats or 0.5 carats, of a color ranging from D to G, of clarity ranging from VS1 to VVS2, and of a fair, good or very good cut.
We like Szul for diamonds of these qualities. They have a great assortment, and you are sure to find something that will suit your requirements.
- In these diamonds prices range are Marquise diamonds weighing from 0.4 carats to 0.5 carats, of a color ranging from D to G, of clarity ranging from I1 to VS2, and of a fair or good cut.
We recommend checking out jewelry auction website Bidz.com to find something in this price range.
- At the pricier end of this scale, there are cushion cut diamonds for between $650 and $800. These might range as follows: Carat weight of 0.4 to 0.6 carats, color of E to H, clarity from SI1 to VS1 and of a fair, good or very good cut.
Don’t forget to check out our diamond discount pages, to see if you can find a diamond discount for the online retail you might buy your diamond in. The aim of this diamond prices guide is to save you money, and we want you to take advantage of the best offers around.
Our next installment – a diamond price guide for budgets over $800 is coming soon!