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      06-20-2008, 09:30 AM   #1
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Help Me...Engagement Ring.

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I am going to propose to my GF. I went to the jeweller to pick a ring yesterday and I have a ring which I know she will like. However when I search the internet for the Diamond which is going to go on the ring I found the Diamond online with the same Certificate (GIA) for atleast 3K less. Question is should I buy the Diamond online? It comes with 30 day return gurantee or should I just get it from the local jewellery store ?

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      06-20-2008, 09:46 AM   #2
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Don't EVER buy jewelry online -> trust me on this man... (experience talking)
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      06-20-2008, 09:50 AM   #3
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If you don't mind what did you buy? and was it from a reputable web site?

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      06-20-2008, 10:14 AM   #4
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I wouldn't buy a mail order rock.

What size, cut, color and clarity are you looking at?
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I wouldn't buy a mail order rock.

What size, cut, color and clarity are you looking at?
Size is 1.13Ct
Color - E
Clarity - VS2
Cut - Princess
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      06-20-2008, 10:23 AM   #6
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The only site I would buy from would be Bluenile.com.
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      06-20-2008, 10:25 AM   #7
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The only site I would buy from would be Bluenile.com.
That is exactly what the website I am looking at. Actually it is bluenile.ca
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uh fuck that - buy it online. Local jewelry stores are the biggest rip off on the planet. They come from the same place and are certified by the same people - why the hell would you not buy online? Cut out the bullshit expensive middle man.
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If there is a 30 day money back guarantee - no questions asked, then buy it from the net. If it is the exact same ring, why not save $3,000 for the honeymoon, etc.
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the reason your find the same GIA number is they all buy from a broker. check out pricescope.com
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Size is 1.13Ct
Color - E
Clarity - VS2
Cut - Princess
Very nice. I'd suggest a round stone (more fire, more facets, longer retainage of value), but if that's what she wants, you're doing the right thing.
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If there is a 30 day money back guarantee - no questions asked, then buy it from the net. If it is the exact same ring, why not save $3,000 for the honeymoon, etc.
just buy it with american express they seem to have awesome fraud protection!!!!!!!!!
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dude im scared to buy it from a store and its right in front of me, no way i'd buy online.
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Size is 1.13Ct
Color - E
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Cut should be excellent. Princess is a shape.

That's quite a nice (and expensive) stone. Check out bluenile.com. What made you choose a stone with those specs?
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What do you expect from a A**H*** nothing but shit.
Do you know me? It was a joke, boss man. Good luck finding a ring.
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Very nice. I'd suggest a round stone (more fire, more facets, longer retainage of value), but if that's what she wants, you're doing the right thing.
Round, or solitare, cut is more expensive than a square, or pricess, cut. The round cut generally uses less of the stone, so you have more waste.
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Cut should be excellent. Princess is a shape.

That's quite a nice (and expensive) stone. Check out bluenile.com. What made you choose a stone with those specs?
Like I said in my OP, I went to one of the fine jewellers in town and when they showed me the Diamonds they have in stock. They don't carry any thing below I grade and Clarity SI1!!!. So all I saw was some of the best stones they had. After that I went through the collection and see what I could afford and I came up with those specs.

I know for the money I am going to spend If I change the spec's I will be able to get a bigger one. But I thought it is all about quality.

Thanks guys for all the feed back.
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p.s just buy some shinny rims and tell her you got her 4 rings that are just too big to wear she will love you forever lol
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p.s just buy some shinny rims and tell her you got her 4 rings that are just too big to wear she will love you forever lol
Man this is a expensive month for me. I already bought wheels for the cars and now the ring. I will be broke for some time
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Man this is a expensive month for me. I already bought wheels for the cars and now the ring. I will be broke for some time
shit I just paid insurance on both the bike and the car for the year then spent 8 grand on my trip to miami and now I have a mod bug I cant shake so im ordering like its my job Fuck im ballz deep in debt....but I have yet to see a lugage rack on a hurst
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