How to Select the Right Diamond

By Emily on Wednesday, March 27th, 2019 in Diamond, Engagement Rings, Guides. No Comments

For many individuals, shopping for a diamond engagement ring is one of the first larger purchases they’ll have to make. Diamonds come in all shapes, sizes, and qualities so it can be a little daunting to make sure you find the perfect diamond within your budget. But don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Just follow… Read More


Rose Cut Diamonds

By Emily on Wednesday, March 6th, 2019 in Diamond, Informational. No Comments

Lovers of vintage inspired jewelry can’t get enough of rose cut diamonds. The cut, which dates back to the 1500s, features anywhere from three to twenty-four facets. Like their name implies, rose cut diamonds resemble the unfolding petals of a rose bud. Most popular during the Georgian and Victorian eras, rose cut diamonds lack the… Read More


The State of Diamonds in 2018

By Emily on Wednesday, October 24th, 2018 in Diamond, Informational. No Comments

Are diamonds actually rare? Is lab-grown better than natural? Are “conflict diamonds” still a thing? Will the price of lab-grown diamonds continue to decrease over time? Here’s everything you need to know about the diamond industry in 2018. 1. Natural diamonds are getting rarer every day. Diamond-bearing kimberlites, which are underground volcanic pipes where most… Read More


Diamond Grading: GIA vs. EGL

By Emily on Wednesday, September 5th, 2018 in Diamond, Informational. No Comments

Purchasing a diamond is like shopping for a car. Both are significant purchases that require some research. Whereas the value of a car is primarily determined by its mileage, make, and condition, a diamond’s value is determined by its color, carat weight, cut, and clarity (the 4 C’s). So who determines the quality of a… Read More


Diamond Terminology 101

By Emily on Wednesday, August 15th, 2018 in Diamond, Guides, Informational. No Comments

When looking to purchase a diamond, you’ll likely notice several key terms being used to describe the precious gemstone. While you’ve most likely heard some of these words before, you probably have no idea what they mean or how they could possibly relate to a diamond. Here are the main terms you need to know… Read More


How to Select the Right Diamond

By Emily on Wednesday, February 21st, 2018 in Diamond, Engagement Rings, Informational. No Comments

If you’re part of the majority of people who select a diamond as their engagement ring center gemstone, you’re going to want to pay attention to this week’s blog post. Selecting a diamond is one of the most important steps when it comes to creating an engagement ring. There’s a lot to consider during the… Read More


Why Are Diamonds Important?

By Emily on Wednesday, June 14th, 2017 in Diamond, Gemstones, Informational. No Comments

We all know diamonds are one of the most mesmerizing gemstones available, but what makes these gems truly exceptional? Their impact on the world is one that goes beyond adorning the fingers, ears, necklines and wrists of those fortunate enough to wear diamond jewelry.  More often than not, you hear all of the negative stories… Read More


Diamond Florescence: Good or Bad?

By Emily on Wednesday, May 24th, 2017 in Diamond, Gemstones, Informational. No Comments

Diamond florescence refers to the effect that ultraviolet light has on these gemstones. Much like when your teeth appear whiter when exposed to black light, diamonds can glow different colors (typically blue) when exposed to different types of ultraviolet light. Diamond florescence is a controversial topic among many jewelry and gemstone experts. Some believe that… Read More


10 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Buy Diamonds Online

By Emily on Wednesday, May 17th, 2017 in Diamond, Gemstones, Informational. No Comments

Some people turn to the Internet when looking to purchase a diamond because they think they’re getting a better deal. But finding a cheap diamond online doesn’t necessarily mean you’re getting the best value. Here are some of the reasons why you should avoid purchasing diamonds from an online retailer. Not all diamonds are the same. You may… Read More