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GIA certified?

Topic: The Diamond

Q

Hi, I'm thinking of buying a GIA certified 1.2 carat diamond for an engagement ring with a D color, VS2 clarity and an ideal cut. How important is the fluorescence and how much should I expect to spend? Also, if I wanted to downgrade something to save some money, what would have the least impact to the naked eye? Thanks!!

A

Hi Lou,

Since GIA no longer guarantees their grades, get an FBA. Ideally no lfuorescence is fine. The “D” color is a little over kill! That can be dropped to a hard “G1″ and you will still have a magnifant rock! :)

-Fred