|Diamond Guide, Information and Buying Tips for Loose Diamonds and Engagement Rings|
|06-22-2008, 07:44 PM||#2|
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I'm not certain Tiffany would go for it, but if you walked into the store with a diamond in hand and asked to have it set, you might get away with it. It's a cleaver idea though devious.
|11-09-2008, 01:29 PM||#4|
Join Date: Oct 2008
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No, you can't do that. Why...
Reason # 1 - If you have a Tiffany's mounting and you go buy a cheap ugly diamond, it will make those who see it think less of the Tiffany & Co. Name.
Reason # 2 - Tiffany & Co. is very aware of the fact that people will pay ridiculous prices for their name, but because of the fact that you can't simply look at a diamond and tell if it was sold from Tiffany & Co. People are more likely to go elsewhere and save money.
Here's an idea; Buy the mounting you like with the cheapest diamond possible and then replace it elsewhere. If you can find a cheap enough diamond originally, It could easily save you thousands....even tens of thousands dependant on the diamond you replace it with!
Rodney Jr. A.J.P., G.G. (GIA) [url]www.shawsrr.com[/url]
Last edited by rodman86; 11-10-2008 at 08:49 PM.
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