Diamond Inclusions

By Emily on Wednesday, June 16th, 2021 in Diamond. No Comments

Like a fingerprint, every diamond is unique. One of the main contributing factors to a diamond’s individuality is its inclusions. An inclusion is an internal characteristic that is created during the formation stage of a diamond. They tell a story of the diamond’s journey from about 100 miles beneath the earth to its surface. Inclusions… Read More


What Determines the Cost of a Diamond?

By Emily on Wednesday, May 19th, 2021 in Diamond. No Comments

Chances are you’ve heard of the 4 C’s. The founder of the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) came up with the famous mnemonic device in the early 1940s to help students remember the four characteristics of a diamond: color, cut, clarity, and carat weight. However, a lot has changed since then, and while these four… Read More


Diamond Bracelets

By Emily on Wednesday, April 7th, 2021 in Diamond. No Comments

A jewelry staple, diamond bracelets come in a variety of different styles and colored metals. Here are just some of our favorite diamond tennis bracelets and diamond bangles. All of these bracelets can be ordered in platinum, white gold, yellow gold, or rose gold. The price varies depending on the type of metal and quality… Read More


The Colorful World of Diamonds

By Emily on Wednesday, January 13th, 2021 in Diamond, Informational. No Comments

Chances are that when you think of diamonds, colorless gemstones come to mind. But did you know that diamonds can be found in every color of the rainbow? Exceedingly rarer than diamonds in the D-Z color range, fancy colored diamonds account for only one out of every 10,000 carats of fashioned diamonds. While brown and… Read More


Diamond Milimeter to Carat Weight Conversion

By Emily on Wednesday, January 6th, 2021 in Diamond. No Comments

Chances are you’ve heard of the 4 Cs. A diamond’s cut, color, clarity, and carat weight all determine its value, but if there’s one characteristic that the general public pays the most attention to, it’s carat weight. Like its name implies, carat weight refers to the weight of a particular gemstone. One carat equals approximately… Read More


Lab Grown Diamonds

By Emily on Wednesday, September 30th, 2020 in Diamond, Informational. No Comments

Love them or hate them, lab grown diamonds are becoming more prevalent in today’s fine jewelry world. These diamonds have the same chemical makeup and appearance as natural diamonds, but have different origins. While natural diamonds were formed about 100 miles below the earth’s surface roughly one to three billion years ago, lab grown diamonds… Read More


5 Diamond Buying Mistakes

By Emily on Wednesday, July 8th, 2020 in Diamond, Engagement Rings. No Comments

Whether you’re searching for a diamond engagement ring or are considering purchasing another type of jewelry, shopping for diamonds is fun and exciting. These gems offer a beauty and sparkle that is incomparable to any other gemstone. For both sentimental and monetary reasons, buying a diamond is often one of the biggest purchases you’ll make… Read More


Diamond Buying Tips

By Emily on Wednesday, January 15th, 2020 in Diamond, Guides. No Comments

Diamonds are considered by many to be the most beautiful gemstone in the world. They’re exquisite, long-lasting, and make a statement unlike any other gemstone. Whether you’re looking for a diamond engagement ring or another piece of diamond jewelry, you’re going to want to find the best value possible. Here are our tips you should… Read More


Diamond Weight vs. Size

By Emily on Wednesday, November 13th, 2019 in Diamond, Informational. No Comments

While a diamond’s cut, color, and clarity are all important characteristics to consider when purchasing a diamond, many individuals pay particularly close attention to the diamond’s size. Typically, the larger the diamond, the more valuable it will be and the more sparkle it will have. A diamond’s carat weight is often referenced when gauging a… Read More


Where to Buy a Diamond: Online vs. In-store

By Emily on Wednesday, July 17th, 2019 in Diamond. No Comments

Whether you’re looking to purchase an engagement ring for the first time or want to upgrade an existing jewelry piece with a nicer diamond, you’re going to want to find the best possible diamond within your budget. So where should you look to find this diamond? Well, two options are your local jewelry store or… Read More