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Negotiating Techniques on In-store Diamond Purchases

Negotiating Techniques on In-store Diamond Purchases

In a lot of ways, buying a diamond is like buying a house or a car. It’s a big investment, you’ll want to shop around before making a final decision, and if you’re lucky, you’ll know when you’ve found “the one.” Another similarity: you can negotiate the price. A lot of people don’t realize it’s […]

7 Ways and Ideas You Can Set Your Diamond Budget and Stick to it

7 Ways and Ideas You Can Set Your Diamond Budget and Stick to it

When making any big purchase it’s important to set a budget, and that’s just as true when shopping for diamonds. But it can be difficult to know where to start, and how to find something beautiful within the budget you’ve chosen. Here are 7 tips on choosing a budget and sticking to it. Shop around […]

Avoid High Prices and Inferior Diamond Quality with these 6 Diamond Budgets

Avoid High Prices and Inferior Diamond Quality with these 6 Diamond Budgets

Why a Budget? Shopping for a diamond engagement ring without a budget is like going into a jungle without a map or personal protection. You are exposed to hundreds of choices: Diamond:quality, shape, size Ring: white gold, yellow gold, platinum Brick and mortar:retail, wholesale Financing choices:cash, credit Having a budget assures you have done your […]