When it comes to shopping diamonds, you are obviously curious to know as much about the one you are buying. Now, you may think that the only way to buy a quality diamond is to buy it from a store. But that’s not true.
In fact, buying a diamond online can be one of the best decisions you make. On the other hand, we are aware
We have collected a few tips to make your online diamond shopping experience unique. Go through them and start exploring.
1. Research Well
Needless to say, we should never purchase anything without prior knowledge on it and this is true in case of choosing up diamonds.
Do well research about the 4C’s – color, clarity, cut and carat weight. Now, start choosing diamonds and check if they meet these criteria.
2. Grading Report
Go for certified diamonds like GIA Certified Diamonds. Before purchasing a diamond, make sure that they have individual grading reports, provided by GIA, HRD, GSI, etc. These reports are completely unbiased, they provide the authentication of the diamond and mention various characteristics of the diamond.
3. Verify The Grading Report
After you are done with checking out the grading reports, now you can verify these reports from different sites, based on the laboratory.
For example, if you want to verify the GIA grading report, then you should visit the GIA laboratory website for verification.
4. Inscription On Diamond Girdle
Each and every diamond will not have this, but it is better if you check for the grading report number of the diamond to be lasered within the diamond. If it is not there, you can get it inscribed while purchasing (on a request).
The laser inscription will be microscopic which will not be visible through naked eyes and so, the outer look of the diamond will not be affected.
Are you still confused about the appearance of your inscribed diamond? If so, then check here to know some of the facts regarding the laser inscription.
5. Payment Method
Pay enough attention to this matter. Don’t get fascinated by the safety certificate of the site.
Check the payment methods as some of the sites may remain strict and allow specific methods only. Get to know the information, understand clearly the consequences and then proceed.
6. Seller Information
The seller plays a great role in the entire procedure. You don’t need to know the seller personally, but you can get to know about him very easily.
The first and the most important part is to read each and every review. This will give you the best information and you can get the impression of the seller very easily.
Secondly, go through the return policy. Check out their shipping procedure as well as the location (in the country or outside the country). Get to know about their business journey like for how long they have been in this business. Don’t forget to have a look on the security matter of the transaction.
7. Evaluate Your Diamond
After you have received the diamond, search for an evaluator and let him evaluate the diamond and give you all the information regarding the diamond. This is how, you can get a final verification on the diamond you bought.
This final step will assure about the accurate value of the diamond and also the quality of the diamond. If you can keep these few points in your mind while purchasing a diamond online, then you can never be fooled by any retailer.
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