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The second most popular choice for rings

These stones are a favorite among diamond buyers because they are slightly larger than 1 carat stones yet still affordable. The value of a diamond is determined by the quality grade of each of the 4Cs: clarity, cut, color and carat. As opposed to what many people think, carat is a unit of weight and not size. In fact, the word carat is derived from the Carob seed that was used centuries ago. It was the standard for weighing precious stones, due to its uniform weight. One carat weighs 200 milligrams, or 0.007 ounces. However, carat can indicate the approximate size of the diamond.

How much does it cost?

Diamond Pricing: Found more often, yet still rare. Weighing 400 milligrams, a Round Brilliant Cut has a diameter of 8.2mm. The prices for? a 2 carat diamond range between $5,060 and $48,400 per carat. Compared to other diamonds, 2 carat stones are found more often, yet they are still rare: 1 in 1 million diamonds are quality 1 carat stones, and only 1 in 15 million stones are 2 carats. Their size makes them ideal for a sparkling set of earrings.

2 carat diamond size comparison for diamond ring

What are the wholesale prices of a 2 carat?

To buy your diamonds at the best available price, always buy? at wholesale price To calculate the average wholesale price for the diamond you want, the price per carat must be multiplied by the number of carats; which in this case means multiplied by 2. It is also a good start to estimate the price for any jewelry, like for a 2 carat diamond engagement ring for example. Please note that for any diamond earrings you will have at least to multiply the price by 2 as you are looking for a pair of diamonds. When you go for the classic diamond stud earrings price of the jewelry is basically the price of the diamonds. The average wholesale price of a GIA Certified 2 carat diamond would range between $10,120 and $96,800

2 carat diamond i.f. vvs1 vvs2 vs1 vs2 si1 si2
D 48.400 39.050 35.200 27.390 20.240 14.850 11.880
E 36.300 34.100 28.820 23.430 18.260 14.190 11.550
F 31.680 28.600 25.740 20.680 17.490 13.420 10.780
G 23.430 21.560 19.690 16.720 15.290 12.540 10.340
H 19.030 17.600 13.390 13.970 12.980 11.220 9.680
I 14.960 14.520 13.640 11.550 10.670 9.680 8.800
J 11.990 11.440 11.000 9.460 8.800 8.030 7.480
K 10.780 10.450 9.680 8.580 8.030 7.260 6.710
2 carat diamond i.f. vvs1 vvs2 vs1 vs2 si1 si2
D 27.390 19.910 18.370 16.720 15.620 12.650 9.240
E 19.910 18.370 16.720 15.620 14.080 12.100 9.020
F 18.370 16.720 15.620 14.080 12.980 11.550 8.800
G 16.280 15.180 14.080 12.980 12.430 10.450 8.470
H 13.090 11.990 10.890 10.340 9.790 8.800 7.260
I 10.340 9.790 9.240 8.690 8.140 7.700 6.600
J 7.920 7.590 7.260 6.930 6.490 6.160 5.500
K 6.710 6.380 6.160 5.830 5.720 5.500 5.060

For a 2 carat diamond round VVS1 D Color, the total diamond price would be 2 x $39,050 = $78,100. For a 2.5 carat diamond ring project you could for example select a 2.5 carat diamond round VVS1 F Color, the total diamond price would be 2.5 x $28,600 = $71,500 + ring's cost.

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Creating your own unique diamond engagement ring, wedding rings, diamond jewelry

Pick your perfect diamond and make your own jewelry, from diamond rings to earrings.  When you have found the perfect diamond, you will able to create your own 2 carat diamond ring. Picking loose diamonds is only part of the process when creating unique diamond rings. Once you have an idea of which diamond would be perfect for you, you will be able to select the type of jewelry you would like to create. Our in-house jewelers have many years of experience and are ready to craft any type of jewelry whether you are looking for a princess cut engagement ring, the retro-modern cushion cut engagement rings, yellow gold wedding rings or any other type of diamond jewelry. Using the latest cutting edge technology and delicate techniques for intricate diamond rings designs, our in-house jewelers will craft any type of wedding rings, engagement rings, earrings, diamond pendants, bracelets or other jewelry. Picking your own loose diamonds and ring design, is truly the height of a diamond ring. And with a wide variety of loose diamonds, ring settings, design choices, precious metal types, fancy color diamonds and diamond shapes, the possibilities with The Diamond Registry are limitless. Look also for a 3 carat diamond ring or a 4 carat diamond ring in your budget and choose what fits best to you needs.

More (trends) about 2 carat diamond rings

While a 2 carat diamond is only slightly larger than a 1 carat diamond this carat weight is the second most popular choice as center diamond for diamond rings. The reason is that the slightly larger appearance looks amazing while not getting in the way when you're wearing the diamond ring daily.   Jewelry specialists share that besides diamond rings the 2 carat diamond weight is also very popular and the ideal size for earrings. What kind of diamond ring or earrings suit you is totally up to your taste but if you are not completely sure we have here some inspiration to help you define your ideal 2 carat diamond jewelry.2 carat round diamond set in solitaire diamond ring setting with pave diamond band 2 carat round diamond set in solitaire diamond ring setting with pave diamond band

Most popular 2 carat diamond ring setting

The most popular diamond ring for a 2 carat diamond is the solitaire ring. This classic diamond ring setting for engagement rings maintains its popularity as the viewer’s eye will be drawn to the center stone, the place you want the eye to go without getting distracted. Placing a 2 carat diamond in a solitaire setting, the natural diamond stands alone and is free from distraction showing its full beauty. The simplicity of the setting proves to be timeless as its one of the most popular choices. So, if you are looking for a timeless ring that sends a message of power and simplicity, a solitaire engagement ring will certainly do.

TIP: the slimmer the band of your ring, no matter if its 14k white gold or 18k white gold, the slimmer the band the more the center stone stands out and appears larger.

The solitaire can be personalized without being too distracting from the center diamond by:

  • adding pave diamonds into the band or basket
  • playing with jewelry metals, such as white gold with yellow gold together
  • opting for one of the many fancy shape diamonds, even if its an oval shape the appearance is totally different
  • choosing among the variety of different prong counts  

Types of different prong counts The timeless setting of the solitaire ring has maximum visibility due to the diamond’s prongs. The prong is the little metal pieces that hold the diamond in place. The prong is (usually) found on the corners of the diamond, as those places are the strongest points to hold the diamond. Prongs are also the holders to let the light pass through the diamond to maximize the natural shimmer of the center stone. The four-cornered prongs are the standard setting and allow more light exposure. While the four prong setting is most standard you can have the four prong in a less standard way by having it placed diagonally. Normally for smaller carat stones like a 2 carat diamond, having more prongs is not recommended. Six or eight will make the diamond appear smaller. amount of prongs

The larger the diamond the more likely people go for a six prong setting to hold the diamond in a more secure way. However, the chance of you losing the diamond is very rare if the ring is set well. But since the four prong setting, new ways to hold the diamond in place have been designed such as the double prong. Diamond prongs that are more than just a hold for your diamond A 2 carat diamond solitaire diamond ring looks like a simple setting with which you can only play with metal, insertion of pave diamonds and prong count. However, nowadays you have a wide variety of prongs to choose from. For example: diamond ring with trellis prong Diamond ring with trellis prong Diamond ring with bezel setting Diamond ring with bezel settingDiamond ring with bridge accents Diamond ring with bridge accents Diamond solitaire with illusion prong Diamond solitaire with illusion pron Diamond ring with decorative prongs hearts Diamond ring with decorative prongs

Want to personalize your own 2 carat diamond ring?

When you have found the perfect diamond, you will be able to create your own 2 carat diamond ring. Whether you want to go for white gold solitaire with trellis six prongs or rather a yellow gold three stone setting, everything is possible. Our in-house jewelers can help you visualize your dream 2 carat engagement ring to bring it to life. Feel free to ask for advice for ring design or the actual 2 carat loose diamond via our inquiry form. Look also for a 3 carat diamond ring or a 4 carat diamond ring in your budget and choose what fits best to your needs.


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