Engagement Ring Gemstones

By Emily on Wednesday, August 5th, 2020 in Engagement Rings, Gemstones. No Comments

When that special time comes for you to start searching for an engagement ring, one of the biggest decisions you’ll have to make is deciding which gemstone(s) you’d like to feature in the engagement ring. While diamonds are the go-to option for most engagement rings, there are several other options you may want to consider…. 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


What is the Mohs Scale?

By Emily on Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019 in Informational. No Comments

Simply put, the Mohs scale rates the hardness of gemstones and minerals. A gemstone’s hardness rating indicates which gemstones are more prone to scratches and which ones are relatively scratch resistant. Gemstones that are high on the Mohs scale are less likely to acquire scratches while those lower on the scale are more scratch prone…. 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 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


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