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We want to ensure that your Eighty-Eight® experience is beyond brilliant. Below you find some common questions and answers.  If you need clarification or more detail, please do not hesitate to contact us.

1. What is the difference between the Eighty-Eight® and other diamonds?

The Eighty-Eight features 88 facets, 30 more than the traditional round brilliant cut diamond. This patented cut was researched for many years in order to bring you a diamond with optimum brilliance.  See the difference for yourself.

2. What does "A Diamond Like No Other" mean?

The Eighty-Eight® is simply unlike any other diamond on the market today.  It is a patented cut that features 8 sides and 88 facets (that’s 30 more than the traditional round cut!) for optimum brilliance and fire.  

3. Where do Eighty-Eight® diamonds come from?

Each diamond in the Eighty-Eight® collection is unique.  All our diamonds are sourced from ethical and verifiable origins. See our promise to you.

4. Are your diamonds conflict-free?

We only source verifiable origin stones that are ethically mined, procured and sold. For more details, see our Standards.

5. Are Eighty-Eight® diamonds certified?

All Eighty-Eight® diamonds are certified by the GIA or EGL USA.  See our diamond certification page for more information.

6. Is there a way for me to verify a certificate?

Both GIA and EGL USA have a wonderful service on their site where you can look up any report. 

7. Where can I buy Eighty-Eight® diamond jewelry?

Contact us for a list of retailers closest to you.

8. How big of a diamond can I get in my Eighty-Eight® engagement ring?

The Eighty-Eight® is available in sizes ranging from .05-10 carats. To place an order for one of our beautiful diamonds in a different size, please contact us.

9. What are tips for choosing the best diamond?

We always recommend you buy the diamond that you like best.  After all, it should bring you happiness when you see it.  It is always best to view a diamond in different lighting.  It is important to see the way it sparkles in plenty of light, but also how it shines in very low light as well.  When choosing a diamond, consider the 4Cs as well as your budget.  The better each of its Cs, the more rare and more expensive. 

10. Can you explain the 4 C's of diamonds?

The 4Cs are: Cut, Color, Clarity and Carat Weight.  Together, they determine a diamond’s rarity and value.  See more about them in our diamond guide.

11. Should I insure my Eighty-Eight® diamond jewelry?

As with any major purchase, we absolutely recommend insuring your diamond purchase. A Perfect Circle is an industry trusted source.

12. What's the best way to clean my Eighty-Eight® diamond jewelry?

Keeping your Eighty-Eight® diamonds clean is very simple.  We recommend soaking them in warm water with a little grease-cutting dish detergent.  Use a clean, soft toothbrush to gently scrub away any stubborn dirt. Then rinse thoroughly with cool water.  At least once a year, take it to your jeweler for a professional cleaning and inspection.  They can check it for any loose stones or wear.

13. I have found cheaper diamond jewelry. Why?

Inexpensive diamond jewelry does exist.  However, we focus on quality.  Cheap diamond jewelry cannot compare to the level of excellence required in the Eighty-Eight® line.  We are always happy to share our diamond knowledge and help you understand the details of any stone in our collection.


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