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by L.Jaff
Thu, 17 Dec 2015 12:06 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Where to get a diamond ring in Singapore
Replies: 32
Views: 13165

Re: Where to get a diamond ring in Singapore

Let's get real: To what extent do you think she will know or care about any of this? She won't. It doesn't matter. Stop wanking over yourself. There are no 'secrets' in gemology, just expensive aspects that people are too lazy to discover + a lot of spics who live on selling them a lie. You just go...
by L.Jaff
Wed, 16 Dec 2015 11:58 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Where to get a diamond ring in Singapore
Replies: 32
Views: 13165

Re: Where to get a diamond ring in Singapore

I had a fruitful visit to Jannpaul last weekend. They're a very good place to start if you're trying to learn more about diamonds. They can get very technical and seem to really know their stuff. Its strongly advisable to know your basic 4Cs prior to visiting them as they can get very detailed in th...
by L.Jaff
Mon, 07 Dec 2015 7:28 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Where to get a diamond ring in Singapore
Replies: 32
Views: 13165

Re: Where to get a diamond ring in Singapore

Ok. My main priority is for the diamond to be big and as shiny as it can get. And of course, I would want the best bang for my buck. Real big... real shiny... and a steal at $48 million. http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/nov/12/billionaire-buys-7-year-old-daughter-blue-moon-diamond-for-record-4...
by L.Jaff
Mon, 07 Dec 2015 7:27 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Where to get a diamond ring in Singapore
Replies: 32
Views: 13165

Re: Where to get a diamond ring in Singapore

[1]Ok. My main priority is for the diamond to be big and as shiny as it can get. [2]And of course, I would want the best bang for my buck. This leaves those high end brands out. [3]Also, paying more for a high end brand diamond doesn't necessarily mean the quality is better either... Hehehe... It's...
by L.Jaff
Thu, 03 Dec 2015 6:09 pm
Forum: Property Talk, Housing & Rental
Topic: Advice needed Sentosa
Replies: 4
Views: 1868

Re: Advice needed Sentosa

One of my colleagues lives there. It's more for the experience of living "out of Singapore". Rent there for 2 years, enjoy the experience, and go back to the city. People living them don't take public transport. Although there is a free shuttle bus that will drop you off at the nearest MRT station.
by L.Jaff
Thu, 03 Dec 2015 6:07 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: 5 cent coins - legal tender?
Replies: 13
Views: 5340

Re: 5 cent coins - legal tender?

They are legal tender. Perhaps they might think you're being funny by giving them a big bunch of coins. The trick is to unload them afew at a time and not in one go ;p
by L.Jaff
Thu, 03 Dec 2015 6:02 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Where to get a diamond ring in Singapore
Replies: 32
Views: 13165

Re: Where to get a diamond ring in Singapore

Ok. My main priority is for the diamond to be big and as shiny as it can get. And of course, I would want the best bang for my buck. This leaves those high end brands out. Also, paying more for a high end brand diamond doesn't necessarily mean the quality is better either.. I noticed not all diamond...
by L.Jaff
Wed, 02 Dec 2015 4:58 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Where to get a diamond ring in Singapore
Replies: 32
Views: 13165

Re: RE: Re: Where to get a diamond ring in Singapore

@sgtrait - Is one of the specialist in Far East SC Jannpaul? Read quite alot of good reviews about them. Go into Hung Jewellers in Far East SC. They too can advice, if you are serious. Do you mean House of Hung Jewellers? Are they the same as JannPaul? https://www.facebook.com/JannPaulDiamonds They...
by L.Jaff
Wed, 02 Dec 2015 4:47 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Interior wall paint - where to get paint samples?
Replies: 5
Views: 3933

Re: Interior wall paint - where to get paint samples?

It's best to buy a small tin and paint it on the wall. The final shade on the wall can turn out different. I got a blue tone color paint on the catalog, which ended up turning light green when painted.
by L.Jaff
Wed, 02 Dec 2015 4:44 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Where to get a diamond ring in Singapore
Replies: 32
Views: 13165

Re: Where to get a diamond ring in Singapore

Go to Larrys at Ion. They have Lazare diamonds there and the price and quality is better than what you see at Tiffany. Look for Tony. I bought my diamond from him and he's been working there for a very long time. He will also take the time to explain the Cs of diamond hunting for you. In fact the q...
by L.Jaff
Mon, 30 Nov 2015 7:32 pm
Forum: Domestic Helper & Babysitter Issues
Topic: What's with the live-in maids?!
Replies: 82
Views: 33390

Re: What's with the live-in maids?!

Yes.. the mentality is that you don't want to be the first one to get off work.
by L.Jaff
Mon, 30 Nov 2015 7:31 pm
Forum: Domestic Helper & Babysitter Issues
Topic: Great helper recommendation
Replies: 35
Views: 15919

Re: Great helper recommendation

Can someone recommend me a part time helper?
Just need her to come in once a week for 4 hours to do general cleaning and ironing.
Also, is it safe to hand her the house keys?
by L.Jaff
Mon, 30 Nov 2015 7:27 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Where to get a diamond ring in Singapore
Replies: 32
Views: 13165

Re: Where to get a diamond ring in Singapore

Thanks for the suggestion guys! Yes, I thought Tiffany would be a good start for that one ring... but that mark ups are crazy. And it's not like I can tell if someone's wearing a Tiffany ring. I found jewellery store guide for Singapore, http://www.proposalring.com/buyingIntro.htm It seems quite old...
by L.Jaff
Fri, 27 Nov 2015 6:36 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Where to get a diamond ring in Singapore
Replies: 32
Views: 13165

Where to get a diamond ring in Singapore

Any suggestions? Walked into Tiffany store are astronomical. I remember buying a small diamond ring in Tiffany years back in the US and it was no way that expensive. The price disparity here is ridiculous. I don't mind checking out the local brands here. As long as they are shiny and get the job don...

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