Archive for category: Diamond Guide

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Diamond Guide

The Diamond Guide

3 / August 10, 2011 1:32 am

Choosing a diamond for your a lifetime. The big day has been set, and now you have tons of wedding preparations to attend to – preparing the guest list, looking for a caterer, shopping for the perfect wedding dress, and […]