The average cost of a half-carat diamond is between $1,500 and $2,500, as of September 2014. While size is an important factor, cut, color and clarity also play a role when pricing diamonds. More »

As of April 2015, a 2-carat diamond ring can cost anywhere from around $11,000 to as much as $97,000 or more, according to The Diamond Registry. A ring that has a 2-carat diamond is more expensive than a ring with a 1-ca... More » Beauty & Fashion Jewelry & Watches

A 1-carat diamond ring is a piece of jewelry that features a 1-carat weight diamond or multiple diamonds totalling 1 carat affixed to a circular band, which is usually made out of a precious metal. The ring is meant to b... More » Beauty & Fashion Jewelry & Watches Rings
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