Post # 17
Asha is a high-quality diamond simulant; I don’t own one and haven’t seen one in person (to my knowledge), so bees who know better please correct me if I am wrong, but it is my understanding that they many people believe they are the closest look to a diamond you can get without getting an actual diamond; they use a CZ coated in actual diamond. You can read about them here: http://betterthandiamond.com/categories/Asha%C2%AE-Diamond-Simulant/
If you do a search for them in the forums, you should come up with lots of pictures and results from happy Asha owners! I think they tend to be regarded as better quality than Diamond Nexus’ stones from what I have read in the various threads here on Wedding Bee.
Post # 18
I have a DN ring, I’ve had it for about 7 months. Its great! Its beautiful and not cloudy. DN says on their websites that their stones will test as a CZ, they don’t make a secret out of that. I trust what they say. I know a few people who’ve had their DN jewelry for years (5+ yrs!) and it still looks great. If I ever have any issues, its guaranteed for life, I’ll get it replaced and be set for many many more years. My FH enjoyed his experience with their customer service and is happy with the product. I’d recommend DN 🙂
I’ve tried to upload a picture but I can only get one from their website. My has been customized from below with a cushion cut centre stone, 4 prong setting in palladium instead of white gold.
Post # 21
So I know I am treading into dangerous waters right now with this comment so before I begin let me just say the following: I know a lot of people have heard and have had bad DNL experiences. There are always rumors that someone had a friend who worked there and that they saw CZ come directly off the truck and onto the rings. Then there is the BTD lab work vs. the DNL lab work (basically which lab do you want to believe. Georgia tech found a coating along with a very strong carbon signal from within). Diamond Nexus did have their product patented (it went through this summer, I have attached the document). Granted all of this could be smoke and mirrors and they could be sending tech different stones, and it could go on and on in ways that loopholes could have been created.
This post is for all of the women shopping for stones and have heard only horrible things about DNL. I have been working with them since April to figure out what ring I wanted. I have a crazy active lifestyle and needed a ring that was going to keep up. The person I was working with vetoed a few rings (which were more expensive as it turns out) in favor for a low profile ring. She was so sweet about the process and didn’t mind my insane bride to be insanity. A few months later we got the ring and it was great. Honestly fantastic. Looked great felt great. A few weeks in, one of my sidesones turned brown. I called them and they were horrified and mortified. They told me that shouldn’t happen, apologized perfusely. They paid for the ring to be shipped back replaced it for free and rushed it back to me. Even a good company can make mistakes but the way they handle it is what can make them a great company. I have known nothing but excellent customer service, and really truly do LOVE MY RING
I am not paid (unless you want to DNL, that would be great for the student loans), I just wanted people to know there is a different side to DNL
Post # 20
Here is my Champagne Nights with clear 3.67ct Asscher cut center stone on size 7 finger. I like a bigger center stone because I have bigger fingers. I love my ring from Diamond Nexus and it really is sturdy! I’ve had mine for 3 years and sent it once for a cleaning and inspection and they even replated it for me. I will be upgrading to a 3 stone ring and moving this one to my right hand when we get married. I like this company and will be using them again in the future. I have ordered 3 pairs of earrings from them as well as a pendant and cannot be happier with their product.