Concierge Service: Best Round Lab Created Diamond Under $6500 (Around 2 Ct)

Type: Lab Created
Cut: Round Brilliant
Carat: from 1.9 ct to 2.2 ct
Color Range: Colorless (D-E)
Clarity: VVS1-VVS2
Message: Lab Grown Diamond
Hearts & Arrows cut (Preferable, though not necessary if diamond has good light performance)
Carat: 1.9-2.0
Clarity: VVS2 or higher
Color: Ideally D color but don't mind E.
Cut: Ideal/Excellent
AGS cut: 0 Ideally
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2.20 Carat Round Lab Diamond
E Color | VVS2 Clarity
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Exp: 2/14/22

2.08 Carat Round Lab Diamond
E Color | VVS2 Clarity
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1.90 Carat Round Lab Diamond
D Color | VVS1 Clarity

1.90 Carat Round Lab Diamond
D Color | VS1 Clarity

1.91 Carat Round Lab Diamond
E Color | VVS1 Clarity
Use SAVE3 for 3% off at Ritani
Exp: 2/11/22

About These Diamonds

All of the above diamonds have proportions and angles which are required for AGS’ ideal cut grade of AGS 0.

H&A is noted on the grading report from the James Allen diamond. It is VS1 but it is still extremely clear and it is eye-clean by any definition.

The lowest priced diamond here is from LGD. They also have the shortest return period of 7 days from when you receive the item. This is of course ample time to inspect a diamond. So I would say it’s worth the tradeoff.

About These Vendors

Ring Settings

All of the above businesses have a nice selection of settings and also offer custom design.


  • The Art of Jewels is in San Fransisco
  • LGD is the Lab grown diamond outlet of RRP Diamonds which is based in Surat, India the diamond cutting capital of the world, with offices in the diamond district of New York.
  • With Clarity, Ritani, and James Allen all have showrooms in New York.

The Selection Process

I assess diamonds for a number of factors including:

  • the AGS cut guidelines potential cut grade; What is AGS? See this article; The AGS cut grade takes into consideration fire, brilliance, contrast and light performance.
  • good contrast
  • optical precision
  • the value I believe it represents;
  • must be deemed eye-clean by me;
  • how well it fits the brief.

I only include a diamond I am confident the recipient will absolutely love.

Thanks for using my free diamond concierge service.

Thomas J Stevens GIA DG CSG