Friday store hours in the Diamond District are not ideal. About 80% of the stores are open and, unlike Monday (which is also 80%) many close early. Practically speaking this means that you should consider doing you diamond shopping Tuesday through Thursday. Why take a chance that the store that has your perfect, discounted diamond does not maintain hours on Friday?
For your reference, here is what the Diamond District NYC hours look like all week.
Make sure you complete a little price education before you go. We recommend using the James Allen Discount Diamond Store pricing tool. It’s free to use, let’s you compare the discounted price of the 4C’s effortlessly and will improve your negotiating position.