TopConsumerReviews.com is a world-leading consumer product review site. We provide detailed reviews and ratings for thousands of products and services.

 

Jared vs Sun Jewelry

We recommend

 

Our professional reviewers evaluate products and services independently, but Top Consumer Reviews may earn money when you click on the links on our pages. Learn more.

 

JARED

Jared, founded in 1993, is a popular jewelry store chain that runs many commercials with catchy jingles. They also offer an abundant selection of diamonds via their online store. We think shoppers will like their loop technology that allows the customer to look closely at each actual diamond picture to observe the presence of flaws to the visible eye. We thought this was a great option and it seemed to work pretty well. Many say that the trick to finding a good value on a diamond is choosing one that has inclusions but that are not visible on the surface of the diamond - Jared's technology does a good job of allowing shoppers to feel comfortable with their purchase.

Features:

  • 14,524 diamonds available for purchase
  • 30 day money back return policy on non-custom jewelry
  • GIA, IGI, AGS certified diamonds
  • 250 engagement settings
  • Actual pictures
  • Diamond certification letters attached
  • A+ BBB rating

Navigating Jared's website is pretty straightforward. Shoppers may choose from 10 different stone shapes, the carat size, price, color and clarity. Additional options including narrowing the selection by polish symmetry and lab certification. The search results may be further organized in ascending or descending order based on size, price and more. Overall, the website does the trick of allowing shoppers to find what their looking for.

In our sample efforts we noticed that many of Jared's diamonds are in the 1 to 2 karat range so for those looking for something larger they may need to shopper a higher ranked company for better selection. The prices also seemed a bit heftier than some of the higher ranked companies.

However, if you're not satisfied with your purchase, Jared's offers a 30 day return option on non-custom jewelry. Please read the fine print before making a purchase.

If you love the idea of using a loop to look for noticeable inclusions than you'll love the online technology that Jared's brings to the diamond market.

Visit Site >

SUN JEWELRY

Sun Jewelry is a California based online jewelry business that claims to have 30 years' experience but doesn't have any record with the Better Business Bureau that we could find. At first we thought Sun Jewelry's diamond search engine was one of the worst on our list but we subsequently ran across this sort of odd place to click that did allow us to filter through their 1200 diamonds, to a certain extent. We also were unenthusiastic about Sun Jewelry's requirement you choose a diamond setting upon check out.

Features:

  • 1,200 diamonds available for purchase
  • 30 day money back return policy
  • GIA, EGL, IGI, HRD, AGS certified diamonds
  • A handful of engagement settings - which are required at purchase of a diamond
  • Simulated or no pictures
  • Online access to diamond certification
  • No BBB rating

Shoppers have the option to click on the diamond shape to see a list of potential diamonds. Unfortunately there's no means of sorting or refining your search. The customer literally has to manually go through a long list of diamonds to find what they are looking for. If you're able to find the diamond navigation area, which took us some time to find, you'll be able to narrow your search by clarity, cut, color, and so on. This was helpful in pinpointing what we were looking for but frustrating that it wasn't an obvious choice, upfront. By shape there are no pictures but within the hidden navigation area a simulated picture will appear. Sun Jewelry didn't advertise they were simulated but when we looked across several we saw the pictures were the same.

At checkout we were further annoyed that we were required to choose a ring setting. Perhaps our purchase is for an existing ring, a pendant or some earrings? We felt many would turn away at this point, if not much sooner. Sun Jewelry does provide a standard 30 day return policy. We aren't sure if they consistently honor that policy without a presence on the Better Business Bureau website to confirm.

Sun Jewelry was ranked low due to the very frustration shopping experience we endured. Bad navigating, a strange checkout process and more were a turn off.

Visit Site >


Diamonds

To help you find the Best Diamonds, TopConsumerReviews.com provides you with an in-depth comparison of Jared and Sun Jewelry.

If you've purchased a loose diamond before, you know that it's both an art and a science. Carat size, color, certification, depth, symmetry, retail mark-up, and many other factors determine the ultimate price of a diamond.

Most retail diamond stores are typically equipped to provide you with only 2 or 3 choices of stones in your desired size and price range. That means that you'll most likely have to drive between several retail locations, trying to find a diamond that you can afford and feel confident about.

While the task of finding the right diamond has traditionally been a frustrating and time-consuming process, the internet has made all this much easier. With the introduction of online diamond stores in the last few years, you now have access to thousands of diamonds, and can easily choose the color range, clarity, cut, and more that you're looking for. You can also compare several diamonds at the same time to find the best diamond at the best price.

Not all online diamond stores are the same. Before making your big diamond purchase, you should consider the following:

  • Selection. How large is the diamond selection? Will there be a substantial selection of all diamond cuts in various grades and color?
  • BBB Rating. What kind of history does the company have with their customers?
  • Return Policy. If your diamond purchase shows up at your doorstep but doesn't dazzle you, will you be able to return it for a full refund?
  • Settings. Will you be able to set your diamond purchase in a beautiful mounting, if so desired?
  • Diamond Certification. What lab certification companies review the diamond selection? Will you be buying the best quality diamond for the money?

TopConsumerReviews.com has reviewed and ranked the best Diamond Stores available today. We hope these reviews help you find the perfect diamond that you're looking for!



Diamonds In The News

Northern Quad Series: Diamonds hold off Silver Ferns to claim narrow victory

t=1749874272&w=500&quality=80 The Australian Diamonds have continued their dominance in the Netball Quad Series after a narrow 53-50 victory over Tasman rivals the Silver Ferns. Although the Aussies w...

Published:  Sat, 19 Jan 2019 16:03:00 GMT



Prince Collaborator Donna Grantis Shares 'Diamonds & Dynamite' Title Track: Premiere

Donna Grantis understandably had the late Prince on her mind while making her new solo album, Diamonds & Dynamite, whose title track is premiering exclusively below. The guitarist, a Toronto native, p...

Published:  Thu, 17 Jan 2019 08:33:00 GMT



Ariana Grande is dripping in diamonds in '7 Rings' video

She sees it, she likes it, she wants it, she got it. Just after midnight on Friday, Ariana Grande dropped her new single "7 Rings" - a shameless ode to shopping and female friendship ...

Published:  Fri, 18 Jan 2019 08:56:00 GMT



Our view: Diamonds for county employees who stepped in for Santa Claus

Diamonds to Luzerne County Children and Youth employees Ceil Bartolai and Georgine Meyers for stepping in to help make Christmas a little merrier for children in foster care Christmas Eve. County Mana...

Published:  Fri, 18 Jan 2019 23:18:00 GMT



More people are turning their dead into cremation diamonds

Cremation is a very popular post-funeral option for many modern families in the United States. According to the Cremation Association of North America, the cremation rate in the United States has ...

Published:  Mon, 14 Jan 2019 09:36:00 GMT



Youth sports: Davis Diamonds sparkle at meet

The Davis Diamonds girls Optional (Levels 6-8) and Xcel (Bronze-Silver) teams had a promising start to their year at the annual Golden State Classic. Competing for her first time at Level 8, Harper Ju...

Published:  Thu, 17 Jan 2019 14:23:00 GMT



New study quantifies deep reaction behind 'superdeep' diamonds

The Cullinan Diamond, the largest gem-quality diamond found, was discovered in South Africa in 1905. Superdeep diamonds have been uncovered at the same mine. Credit: Public Domain Whether they are ...

Published:  Thu, 17 Jan 2019 03:34:00 GMT



Celebrate the heart with denim and diamonds

Submitted Photos The Heart Gala will be hosted on Feb. 9 at the Clarion Hotel. The event is filled with musical entertainment, a social, a silent auction and a meal. The goal of the evening is heart a...

Published:  Wed, 16 Jan 2019 15:39:00 GMT



Police find man with bag of 40 diamonds during traffic stop

MT. PENN, Pa. - Police found an unusual item when conducting a traffic stop Wednesday night in Mt. Penn. Police pulled over a vehicle that had expired registration. The driver of the vehicle was ident...

Published:  Thu, 17 Jan 2019 07:54:00 GMT



Mountain Province Diamonds Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2018 Production and Sale Results

TORONTO and NEW YORK, Jan. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ - Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. ("Mountain Province", the "Company") (TSX and NASDAQ: MPVD) today announces production and sales results for the ...

Published:  Tue, 15 Jan 2019 14:38:00 GMT




We recommend

 

- View Full Site -