Kim Kardashian's Husband Could Have Saved A Million On The Ring

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I know that's mere pocket change with that group, but still, it bears mentioning in case any of you are thinking about purchasing an engagement ring for some TV cutie in the near future.

Says Ira Weissman from TruthAboutDiamonds.com:

"Most men are clueless when it comes to diamonds and end up paying much more than they need to because the industry talks them into features they don't need.

"Remember, diamonds are not commodities in the same way that gold is traded. Ultimately, a diamond is a retail item."

As for Kardashian's $2 million ring:

"If you found an Emerald cut VS2 clarity H color diamond online the same size as Kim Kardashian's, it would cost close to one million," says Weissman.

Both stones are identical to the naked eye, adds Weissman.

"Without a jeweler's loupe, absolutely no one on the planet can tell the difference between Kim Kardashian's stone and the stone that is almost a million dollars cheaper! "

That's great news!

Next time I buy an engagement ring, I will shop online and only spend a million dollars!


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TIGTFG
TIGTFG

WHATS IS THE POLISH AND SYMMETRY  AND IS THERE ANY FLOURENCENTS

frankiefrank
frankiefrank

Diamonds are kind of like tires. They're worth more if you don't put them on a car.

Shaun Landry
Shaun Landry

My first wedding ring was an Irish ring we got off of a National Public Radio Catalogue.

The cost?  150 bucks.

When that exploded off my finger from a music stand...we replaced it with a ring we found at an open farmer's market in San Francisco.

The cost? twelve bucks.  We have been married for twenty years and surprisingly enough...this ring (nor my finger) has turned green.  :)

I think I'm the only straight woman in the world where I don't want anything on my hand that is worth the cost of everything in my apartment.  Two million dollars is a start up for a small theater company.  I rather have that for a present than a ring that I know will scoot its way off my hand...roll itself into the bathroom...jump itself in the toilet and find someway to flush itself down.*

Anyhoozie doozie...enjoy that expensive ring.  Hope the marriage lasts, Kim.  If your man is so inclined:  Would he like to spend some money on a theater company?  Look me up on Kickstarter.  I will only ask him for five hundred bucks.

*The views of this cheapness is the expressed opinions of myself and my husband.

John
John

I think everyone prioritizes differently, so I commend you on being frugal. Not everyone is into the bling. As a man, I got a simple ring in white gold. It's the manufacture that made the difference for me. The ring is cut from a solid piece of gold that has been repeatedly put under pressure until the sheet was the desired thinness. Then it was cut as a single piece, heated slightly to allow it to be formed, & laser-welded for an invisible seam. After 9 yrs of constant wear & tear, the thing is still a perfect circle. You'd never know it didn't come out of the jeweler's showroom a week ago! It was also under $500, which for a men's ring with a square-cut diamond in a floating setting is a steal. I'll have this ring until I die, & I doubt I'll ever lose the diamond or ever change it's shape, regardless of how rough I am with it (which I just can't help--I'm a man, after all). :-)

JEWISHPRINCESS0
JEWISHPRINCESS0

I think Kim paid for the ring. Do you think she would accept anything other thn 20 carats? Then on vacation her mother Kris   to Bruce in a wedding ceremony and guess what he gives Kris his loving wife?...21 carats and you should have seen Kim's expression.This is a family of women always having to out do each other.Kim had to have the 20 carat ring after all..if you can't show off and make other people envious of you ..what do you have in life.?

voxpop
voxpop

Not to worry folks. the husband didn't pay for the ring the KARDOUCHEIAN FAMILY did.

Ick
Ick

They probably got it for free from a sponsor in exchange for publicity.

Savannah Montgomery
Savannah Montgomery

It's not just the diamond...it's the $$$ that counts!

John
John

Actually, I don't buy that at all. Maybe for superficial people like KK, that's the deal, but for most people, Tia guy is right on the money. I got my wife an H color, VS2 clarity, "ideal" cut, 1 karat diamond & saved myself a good $3000! We had a great jeweler who actually showed me what I'd get for higher color & clarity values: less than half a karat for an additional $3000! It was ridiculous! When I saw the two diamonds together, even through a loupe, the difference was meager, not to mention that the cut actually hid the inclusions so that they were actually difficult to see even with the loupe, much less the naked eye. Now, every time we get my wife's rings cleaned, the diamond is a great size & the sparkle & fire is just ridiculous! The savings I got on the diamond went straight into a Platinum 6-prong ring as well as a channel set, square cut half-eternity band, custom made & also in solid Platinum. It's way worth it to spend wisely & prioritize the 4Cs properly.

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