Discount Diamond Studs

Written by Liza Hartung
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For some people, discount diamond studs can sound like a rip off. Many times in our society, we're conditioned to have that automatic response when we hear that something supposedly expensive could be sold to us at inexpensive prices. However, no matter what the product, if you know where to go, how to shop and what to look for, you can find some very good deals.

Discount diamond studs are not fashion jewelry. Yes, they are fashionable, always have been and probably always will be, but they are not dangly in any way. They are not hoops. They are not chandelier earrings. Think of a nail in the wall. When you look at it, you only see the top of the nail. This is how a stud sits in your ear. You see the diamond, a bit of the setting and that's it. It makes for gorgeous simplicity.

The Hunt for Discount Diamond Studs

When looking for discount diamond studs, try online or at a wholesale place. Los Angeles and New York have amazing diamond districts. If you don't live near those cities, you just want to make sure that you are not getting ripped off when buying your diamond earrings. Your dealer should provide a certificate for your diamonds from a lab that employs Gemological Institute of America (GIA) Graduate Gemologists.

If your dealer seems to be confusing the cut of a diamond with its shape, you need to find a new dealer. The shape is what it looks like whether it be a pear, round, heart, square or otherwise. The shape should not affect the price too much. The cut, however, is a different story. The best cuts allow the most light to enter the diamond, bounce around and shoot back out the top. Bad cuts cause the light to leak out the side or bottom. The better the cut, the more your diamond will sparkle.

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