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tigermoney
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anyone ever bought diamond/jewelry online?

sites like bluenile.com? wanting to hear others experiences.


VABuckeye
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re: anyone ever bought diamond/jewelry online?
I bought my wife a watch for Christmas online. The site was authenticwatches.com. No complaints and it was the best price I found.


pointdog33
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re: anyone ever bought diamond/jewelry online?
I found a jeweler on ebay and contacted them directly. It went really well. Came with an appraisal, but I had another done anyway. It all checked out.


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wickowick
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re: anyone ever bought diamond/jewelry online?
Go to Pricescope.com, they have a list of trusted vendors and a forum where you can, if you choose, learn a ton about diamonds and jewelry...


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tigermoney
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re: anyone ever bought diamond/jewelry online?
I was considering buying engagement ring but was leery about making such an expensive purchase online. All the reviews/comments on the site are very positive, but I'm still hesitant.


wickowick
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re: anyone ever bought diamond/jewelry online?
Bluenile does not post ASET images for stones but many other store do. They are a valuable asset for seeing light return on a stone and something you will rarely see in a brick an mortar store.


lsuCJ5
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re: anyone ever bought diamond/jewelry online?
i bought my wife's ring from LINK /

Once i recieved it, I brought it to a local store to have it resized and they said I had paid a very resaonable price.



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That's BS
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re: anyone ever bought diamond/jewelry online?
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I was considering buying engagement ring but was leery about making such an expensive purchase online. All the reviews/comments on the site are very positive, but I'm still hesitant.


Just got an email saying the ring I ordered was shipped! Should be here tomorrow. I was skeptical about ordering online but after doing a lot of research and then going to an actual jewelry store to check out which of the C's I was willing to compromise on and by how much, I felt more confident about buying online.

I went with James Allen b/c you get to see actual images and a 360 view of the diamond you pick. When I was shopping I decided to stick with only GIA certified diamonds so I could be confident I was gonna get what I expected. And they offer a 60 day return policy with free shipping and free return shipping.

Could have bought the exact same diamond from another site for about $200 less, but I preferred the setting I picked out on JA's site.

I do plan to take it somewhere to get it appraised once I get it.


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diamond333
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Baton Rouge, LA
Member since Sep 2012
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re: anyone ever bought diamond/jewelry online?
Used bluenile.com to buy an engagement ring last year. Awesome price and you can design exactly what you want, just be prepared to be a nervous wreck while your life is in Fedex's hands.


Lookin4Par
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Baton Rouge
Member since Jun 2012
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re: anyone ever bought diamond/jewelry online?
icestore.com has very nice diamonds. The owner is legitimate and although I did not purchase from him, I was able to use his price quotes as a bargaining tool when I made my final purchase!


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Costanza
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Member since May 2011
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re: anyone ever bought diamond/jewelry online?
I bought a loose diamond online for my jeweler to set for me. Worked out very well


Catman88
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Baton Rouge, LA
Member since Dec 2004
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re: anyone ever bought diamond/jewelry online?
Bought an engagement/wedding ring from solomon brothers out of ATL online. Got a great deal and they were a pleasure to work with.


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kennypowers816
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re: anyone ever bought diamond/jewelry online?
bump to see if anyone else has any online diamond experiences... I'm particularly curious about loose diamonds

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Costanza

Where did you purchase yours?


wickowick
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re: anyone ever bought diamond/jewelry online?
quote:

bump to see if anyone else has any online diamond experiences... I'm particularly curious about loose diamonds


Pricescope.com tons of info and names of trusted vendors you can buy from...


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