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Wedding and Engagement Rings

Wedding and Engagement Rings

3 October 8, 2011 2:41 pm

It’s the day you’ve been waiting for; you get to the alter and pronounce your vows, and it’s time for the best man to present the wedding rings, he pats his top pockets then his bottom pockets and you stare […]

Diamond Grading Reports

Diamond Grading Reports

4 August 10, 2011 4:59 am

You’ve been told that having a certificate or a diamond grading report is important, and as a responsible consumer, you get one – unfortunately, you probably won’t understand a word of what is on that diamond grading report, unless you […]

Watch out for these 6 Diamond Scams

Watch out for these 6 Diamond Scams

6 August 10, 2011 4:34 am

When it comes to diamonds, there are numerous scams to avoid. Most scams are minor, but there are some major ones that come up from time to time concerning the buying and selling of diamonds. Scams occur simply because most […]

Diamond History

Diamond History

116 August 10, 2011 4:23 am

The name diamond is derived from the ancient Greek αδάμας (adámas), “proper”, “unalterable”, “unbreakable”, “untamed”, from ἀ- (a-), “un-” + δαμάω (damáō), “I overpower”, “I tame”.[3] Diamonds are thought to have been first recognized and mined in India, where significant […]

Diamonds 101

Diamonds 101

13 August 10, 2011 4:06 am

Diamonds radiate with more than their sparkle. They radiate with romance! With love! With dreams come true! For some people these words are all synonymous. “Diamonds are a girl’s best friend,” sang Carol Channing in the Broadway show, “Gentlemen Prefer […]

How Diamonds Are Cut

How Diamonds Are Cut

5 August 10, 2011 3:56 am

In their most natural form, diamonds are – well – quite ugly. They have no luster or shine, and in fact, look like nothing more than broken glass. A diamond must be cut, and then polished before it actually becomes […]

Understanding the 4 C’s:  Color, Clarity, Cut, and Carat Weight

Understanding the 4 C’s: Color, Clarity, Cut, and Carat Weight

19 August 10, 2011 3:40 am

Purchasing a diamond can test the nerves of even the most astute buyer – what do you look for? What do the terms mean? What makes one diamond worth more than another? When you step into the jewelry store and […]

Buying Diamonds Online

Buying Diamonds Online

3 August 10, 2011 3:33 am

With all of the potential for scams concerning diamonds, buying diamonds online almost seems unthinkable! However, you actually can purchase diamonds online, without any problems – as long as you are careful. First, think about your reasons for wanting to […]

Diamond Buying Jargon Explained

Diamond Buying Jargon Explained

5 August 10, 2011 3:30 am

Buying a diamond can be an overwhelming experience.It’s complicated. There are lots of new words you need to learn, but don’t panic! The basics are very easy to understand. BODY: It’s easy to get overwhelmed when buying a diamond by […]

Diamond Weight

Diamond Weight

13 August 10, 2011 3:26 am

Diamonds are measured in Carat Weight. One carat weighs 200 milligrams. If a diamond is referred to as four grains, this also means that it is a one carat diamond. The word Carat comes from the word carob. A carob […]