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What Do Diamonds Cost?
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What Do Diamonds Cost?

Anywhere from $2,500 a carat to $4,000 a carat, good quality diamonds usually start in the $2,500 range. A $2,500 economy diamond can be about 6.5 millimeters, a litter over half a…
Do diamonds lose their shine?

Do diamonds lose their shine?

A damaged diamond can lose its shine or if you don't clean it over time it can become filmy. A quick trip to a jeweler and they can usually clean the diamond…
Are Tacori rings worth it?

Are Tacori rings worth it?

A Tacori ring is a brand name for a jewelry line. Are they worth the higher price? If you are the kind of person who is drawn to a Rolex because it…
Are Costco diamonds worth it?

Are Costco diamonds worth it?

Costco diamonds are real diamonds however you get no after-sale service with Costco jewelry. Also, at Costco, they won't even let you try the jewelry on first.
What does CT mean in jewelry?

What does CT mean in jewelry?

CT means Carat, for the carat weight. 100 carat C's would make up 1 carat. A carat is simply a historical term for 'weight'. 1/20 of a gram = 1 carat, in…
Do diamonds lose value?

Do diamonds lose value?

Generally no, in fact from 2010 to 2020 diamonds nearly doubled in value. As long as they are maintained well and are not damaged, diamonds usually increase in value over time.