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5 Oct 2017
“Don't waste your time”
15 Jan 2018
“Diamond doodle”
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Ave of the Americas & W 47th St, New York City, NY 10036
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Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

Totally overrated and over priced. Most of the Diamonds are sourced from South Africa, and it is at least 30 - 40 % cheaper to purchase the highest quality Gemstones through Internationally certified and known Diamond dealers in South Africa.More

1  Thank einesweetie
Igor K, Owner at Diamond District, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2018

At the retail / street level mostly everything is overpriced. However, booking a tour of the Diamond District will give you access to the same wholesalers that deal with internationally certified quality gemstones at wholesale prices. It;s all about who you know in the NYC...More

Reviewed 5 October 2017

I walk by here all the time. It's just too dense to be useful. I'm sure you can get good deals if you were an insider, but really they ones you have access too, street facing shops, mostly cater to tourists and tourist prices.

Thank USCKaboom
Reviewed 19 September 2017

We were here the other day. Its nothing special. This area is very over rated. Yes there are a lot of jewelers here, but you wont find any bargains here. Their prices were high. Speaking from past experience, avoid the stores here and stop at...More

2  Thank bwco
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Really high end jewellery shops in this area and you will need a very big wallet. It is really nice to window shop along the many shops. Some very interesting items and some out of this world items. Well worth a stroll here.

Thank rayrest
Reviewed 25 May 2017

I purchase 15.7 grams of 100% 18k yellow Gold from NY diamond District that is magnetic! Gold is not Magnetic!! Never again.

3  Thank brownbrown2014
Reviewed 28 December 2016

It is quite an experience to walk down both sides of the street and see all of the window displays of gems. I originally went for the purpose of trying to sell a bracelet, but end up not doing so. I went into two places...More

1  Thank g1n1c1
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

To walk through this area is awesome. From jewelers to the shops up and down both sides of the sidewalks. I could smell the DILL pickles in there wooden barrels outside the shops. Like all places in the city. Once your nose smells the food...More

Thank Kat G
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

We travelled from Dublin to buy our wedding and engagement rings. The gems are of such a superior quality and there is so much choice. Roman Malakov's is where we always go. Boris has looked after us for years and every time we return to...More

1  Thank AngoDublin
Reviewed 23 July 2016

The portion of 47th Street between Fifth & Sixth Avenue is a paradise for Diamond lovers: 80 percent of the diamonds that enter the country are handled here. Deals are made with a handshake and the Yiddish words “mazel” and “brucha” (luck & blessings). Diamond...More

2  Thank Oliver S
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This is the iconic New York that so many visitors
imagine before they visit—spectacular skyscrapers like
the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of
store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
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