This part of our diamond price guide covers loose diamonds for a budget of $800-$1,400. The diamond price guide indicates what type of characteristics you can find with different shaped stones.
Just as in bricks and mortar shops, diamond prices vary tremendously in online diamond retailers. We want to ensure that you get the most for your money when buying diamonds online, so be sure to use this diamond price guide before making a purchase.
Make the most of our vast experience in the diamonds and jewelry sector with this diamond guide, but most of all, enjoy!
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Diamond Price Guide for a budget of $800-$1400
- In this diamond price range, you may find a round diamond weighing 0.3 to 0.7 carats, color ranging from D to J, clarity ranging from SI1 to IF (internally flawless) of a good, very good or excellent cut.
Blue Nile has been known for a long time as the most successful online diamond and jewelry retailer. It is definitely worth checking them out for such diamonds.
In this price range you may well find a GIA-certified radiant cut diamond weighing 0.71 to over 1 carat, color ranging from D to M, of clarity ranging from I2 to IF of fair, good or very good cut.
Though we are generally looking at loose diamonds, we cannot ignore the great selection of some beautiful ready set diamond jewelry available on ShopDI.com’s website.
- As for a pear-shaped diamond, you may well find a GIA certified diamond weighing 0.43 to 1.1 carats, of color from D to M, of clarity I1 to VVS2 of a fair, good, very good or excellent cut.
We found a lovely stone suiting this description at www.Jamesallen.com.
- GIA certified princess diamond – weight from 0.42 to 0.7 carats, color ranging from D to L, clarity ranging from SI1 to IF, of fair, good, very good or excellent cut.
Though Buyz.com Jewelry Superstore is more for the diamond jewelry auction shopper, when we were on their website, we found a lovely diamond ring with a stone exactly matching this description.
- You might be able to find a GIA-certified oval shape diamond weighing from 0.45 carats to 1.22 carats, of a color ranging from D to M, of clarity ranging from SI1 to VVS2, and of a fair, good, very good or excellent cut.
You should check out the offerings at Mondera.com for a stone like this.
- Beginning in this price budget, there are also GIA-certified emerald cut diamonds weighing 0.44 carats to 0.95 carats, of a color ranging from D to I, of clarity ranging from SI2 to IF, and of a fair, good or very good cut.
If you are looking for a top-notch emerald cut diamond, look no further thanwww.Jamesallen.com.
At the top end of this price range, you might be able to find a heart shaped diamond – typically weighing about half a carat color E, clarity VS2 and very good cut. Or perhaps even an Asscher cut diamond, weighing close to a carar, color M, clarity SI1 of a fair cut.
A shop we haven’t mentioned before is Abazias Diamonds, which has a great assortment of diamonds.
- In these diamonds prices range are Marquise diamonds weighing from 0.4 carats to 1.0 carats, of a color ranging from D to M, of clarity ranging from SI1 to IF, and of a fair, good, very good, excellent or ideal cut.
- Our final suggestion for diamonds in this price range is a cushion cut diamond, you may find on with a carat weight of 0.4 to 1.1 carats, color of D to M, clarity from I1 to VVS2 and of a fair, good or very good cut.
Mondera.com has a wide choice of offerings, including some lovely cushion cut diamonds.
Our next installment (coming shortly!) covers diamonds, and diamond jewelry for a budget of up to $2,000.