The following diamond pricing guide will give you a very general guideline about the type of diamond you can expect to find in various price ranges.


We generally recommend a range of quality for each customer based on their individual needs and preferences. Please contact us for help in identifying the best quality range to achieve your own personal goals.

Carat Weight: 0.30-0.75

High quality stones in the 0.30-0.57 range, mid- to high-quality stones in the 0.58-0.75 range.

$1,000-$2,000

Carat Weight: 0.40-1.00

Exquisite diamonds in the low carat end of this range, but use caution when buying larger stones. The 1-carat stones in this range usually have one or more of the following visible flaws, mediocre color quality, and/or a lower grade cut.


$2,000-$3,500

Carat Weight: 0.50-1.50

This is the lowest price range where you can expect to find some nice quality 1-carat stones. Smaller stones will be of greater value and quality.

$3,500-$5,000

Carat Weight: 0.80-2.00

Very nice quality diamonds in the 0.80-1.0 range but be careful when considering larger stones. The 2-carat stones in this price range often have one or more of the following: visible inclusions, mediocre color quality, and/or a lower grade cut.


$5,000-$7,500

Carat Weight: 1.00-2.50

Big, beautiful and spectacular diamonds can be found in this price range. The best value is generally found in the 1.00-1.50 carat range. Less spectacular, but still beautiful diamonds in the 1.51-1.75 carat range and in the 1.76-2.50 carat range stones often have one or more of the following: visible inclusions, mediocre color quality and/or a lower grade cut.


$7,500-$10,000

Carat Weight: 1.00-3.00

This is the lowest price range where you can expect to find some nice quality 2-carat stones. The smaller stones in this range will be of greater value and quality. The 2.20-3.00 carat stones in this range often have one or more of the following: visible inclusions, mediocre color quality and/or a lower grade cut.


$10,000-$15,000