Concierge Service: Best 0.70 Ct Round Diamond (Lab Grown or Natural)

Type: Natural or Lab Diamond
Cut: Round Brilliant
Carat: 0.70 ct to 0.75 ct
Color Range: Near Colorless (G-H-I-J)
Clarity: SI1-SI2 (eye-clean)
Notes: Looking at James Allen, around $1,600-1,800 natural and $600-800 lab created. 0.75 max regardless of price
DiamondImagePriceVendorMy Overall Score
0.70 Carat round diamond
J Color | SI2 Clarity
Lab-Created 0.71 Carat round diamond
G Color | VS2 Clarity

My Overall Score is a measure combining a number of factors including:

  • the AGS cut guidelines potential cut grade; What is AGS? See this article;
  • how confident I am that the recipient will absolutely love love love the diamond;
  • good contrast
  • optical precision
  • the value I believe it represents;
  • must be deemed eye-clean by me;
  • how well it fits the brief.

Thomas J Stevens GIA DG CSG