For the last few years, I have custom made quite a few diamond engagement rings for locals, tourists and expats in Bangkok and most often the first question I am asked is 'How should I choose a diamond ring?'. A perfectly relevant question it is, coming from someone who has no knowledge or experience in buying … Continue reading How would I choose a diamond ring? – GIA Graduate Gemologist Opinion
Colored diamonds are one of the rarest and most fascinating gems in the market. As there are so few of them available, it is very difficult to evaluate what should be the fair market price. These gems are also very unique in terms of being like a diamond – same hardness, tough & adamantine luster … Continue reading How to Buy or Value a Fancy (or multi) Colored Diamond?
An important issue which has been affecting the diamond trade (and many other commodities) since the beginning is how diamonds have contributed in funding conflicts like civil wars, genocide and terrorism. With the power of media and internet we can now see many articles, videos, documentaries and famous movies discussing this worrying issue - i.e. … Continue reading How to buy ‘conflict-free’ diamonds or avoid ‘blood diamonds’ when purchasing a diamond in Bangkok, Thailand?
So, you have reached the point of deciding which diamond engagement ring option you would like to buy and have received multiple quotations from online wholesalers, retailers and your trustworthy traditional jewelry shop. You have done all the background check to make sure they are trustworthy, provide genuine third party certification and the person you … Continue reading Step by Step Comprehensive Guide: How to get the best deal for your diamond engagement ring
Buying a diamond today has never been easier. There are now multiple websites providing free access to diamond inventory search lists, actual GIA (or other certificate) copies for each choice and beautiful finished ring images. Therefore, you can now just search and browse your ring choice and then buy with a simple click of a … Continue reading How to buy a diamond online in Bangkok or anywhere else?
ภาษาไทย A common question which always pops up is how much does it actually cost to buy a 0.50 carat or 1 carat or 2 carat diamond ring in Bangkok? Is it cheaper to buy a diamond ring in Bangkok compared to anywhere else in the world? This question has been discussed before in our … Continue reading How much does it cost to buy a 0.50 carat or 1 carat or 2 carat diamond ring in Bangkok, Thailand?
The title of this blog is a question which has been asked to me multiple times from my friends, family and my blog readers – where can I buy the cheapest diamonds in Bangkok or anywhere in the world? Is it cheaper to buy diamonds in Bangkok compared to Singapore, Hong Kong, Mumbai, Dubai, Sydney, … Continue reading Where to buy the cheapest diamond in Bangkok, Thailand or anywhere in the world?