Is this place a scam?

posted 4 months ago in Engagement
Post # 2
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222 posts
Helper bee

I would take this question over to pricescope but my initial reaction is don’t buy. I just picked one ring on the website, the Aria, and the lab listed is CGL which I’ve never heard of, and it says it’s clarity enhanced. Diamond people (I am not one, I just read what they say) generally agree to stay away from clarity enhanced stones. This one is $8600 for a 2 carat E VS2 in 18k white gold setting, and that price is way too good to be true, so you’re trading something to get that price. In this case it’s probably just a low quality poorly cut diamond with clarity enhancement to make it look better. And it doesn’t give you an option to pick your stone or even browse the stones they offer, so I guess you just get what you get.

I just quickly looked at whiteflash and a 2 carat F VS2 H&A is closer to $30k just for the stone. Ask yourself why would this website be selling an equivalent product for less than 1/3 the price? 

Post # 3
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3774 posts
Honey bee

The stones are all clarity enhanced. You don’t want that, believe me.

Post # 4
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708 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2019

If you think it’s a scam it’s probably a scam… and as they saying goes “if it’s too good to be true…”

Post # 5
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407 posts
Helper bee

Just say NO to clarity enhanced diamonds. Please. Head on over to pricescope — they will help you find something fantastic with your budget. 

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