Independent advice on your diamond engagement ring.

Figuring out how to buy a diamond? Still think one of the diamond 4C’s is carrot? 🥕 Speaking of which, orange you glad we’re here?

This site was built by someone exactly your shoes not too long ago, not a jeweler trying to sell you a diamond. We’ve got the lowdown on what really matters, from optimizing your budget, to avoiding the hidden problems jewelers don’t mention.

Written and reviewed by diamond experts. Every single article was either written by or thoroughly reviewed by one of Rare Carat’s GIA Graduate Gemologists.