Print This Checklist to Follow Along

Use the checklist below to record all your preferences and take notes as you read, learn, and make your decisions.

Don’t worry. It looks confusing now, but everything will get easy as you read.

Your Jeweler Choices

Jeweler #1 :: _________________________________ Phone :: ____________________

Jeweler #2 :: _________________________________ Phone :: ____________________

Your Decisions for the 4 Cs ::

Color :: From _____ to _____

Clarity :: From _____ to _____

Cut ::     Shape ::  __________________

                Cut Grade :: From _____________ to _______________

Carat Weight :: From ________ ct to _________ct

Going Beyond the 4 Cs ::

Certificate from ::  (Circle One)  GIA   AGS   EGL-USA

Measurements ::

for rounds — difference between first two numbers less than __________ mm

for fancies — length to width ratio of ________:1 to ________:1

Depth Percentage ::  from __________% to __________ %

Table Percentage ::  from __________% to __________ %

Girdle thickness ::  from ____________ to _____________

Culet size ::  from _____________ to _____________

Polish grade ::  from ______________ to _______________

Symmetry grade ::  from ______________ to _______________

Fluorescence grade :: from ______________ to _______________

Pricing Research

Stock # Dealer Because … Price
 i.e. 123456789   i.e. James Allen
  i.e. closest to all parameters   i.e. $6500

 

Use the chart above to record your diamond details, including why that diamond speaks to you as a good choice (in the Because … box).

NOTE: Important :: ONLY compare prices when comparing certs from the SAME LAB. And be very careful comparing between diamonds — no two diamonds are identical. I will explain it all in this tutorial.

 

Now get started!