Author Archives: Christina Lee

What Gemstone Are You?

Do you fancy yourself a durable Diamond with universal appeal or a timeless Pearl radiating classy beauty? Or you may be surprised to learn you’re actually a lucky Turquoise that confers protective

Merry Christmas from Diamond Envy!

With Christmas officially fifteen hours away, the staff at Diamond Envy would like to take this moment amid the hustle and bustle of the holiday season to wish you and your loved

What Color is a Diamond?

The mere mention of diamonds is enough to send even the most level-headed among us into a tizzy. Their mesmerizing brilliance and luster have an irrational hold on our eyes. Yet when

What Are Black Diamonds?

Black diamonds are the least understood of all classes of colored diamonds. As mysterious as their physical appearance is, their origin and background are even more so. Black diamonds, or carbonados, bear

What Are Pink Diamonds Made Of?

Natural fancy pink diamonds are arguably the most desired of all. While their rarity and value are well-known, accounting for their pink color is a puzzle that stymies even scientists. The overwhelming

A Nearly 15 Carat Fancy Vivid Orange Diamond to Hit the Auction Block at Christie’s Geneva on November 12

A 14.82 carat VS1 type IIa pear-shaped Fancy Vivid Orange diamond, graded by the Gemological Institute of America (GIA), will headline Christie’s Magnificent Jewels sale in Geneva on November 12. “The Orange”

59.60 Carat “Pink Star” Diamond To Go Under The Hammer in Next Month’s Sotheby’s Geneva Auction

Pink diamond devotees will get a nice jolt from the following bulletin: a 59.60 carat Fancy Vivid Pink Internally Flawless oval cut diamond is scheduled to go under the hammer at Sotheby’s

‘The Golden Giant,’ Part of L’Incomparable necklace, Will Go On Sale Starting Friday at Singapore Jewelry Show

The world’s most expensive necklace is expected to make a big splash at the Singapore JewelFest show October 11-20. L’Incomparable, a rose gold necklace featuring ‘The Golden Giant,’ a yellow, internally flawless

New Trend in Engagements: Dividing the Cost of The Engagement Ring

Going Dutch On The Engagement Ring — Would You Do It? By Simone Hill Jen Huang Photography Forget about the three-month salary rule or the secret savings account. They don’t apply to the

The Star of Sotheby’s Hong Kong auction on October 7: The 7.59 carat Fancy Vivid Blue IF Round Brilliant

Colored diamonds have an allure and mystique that are unique to them. But even among colored diamonds, a hierarchy of rarity and value exists. As part of their Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite