Tag Archives: diamonds

6 Facts About Natural Blue Diamonds You Should Know

There’s no question that natural blue diamonds are exceedingly rare and encountered very infrequently in nature and on the diamond market. It’s not surprising, then, that blue diamonds command very high prices

Diamond Fluorescence Isn’t the Evil Monster You Think It Is

One of the hotly debated topics in the diamond world is the issue of fluorescence in diamonds. Consumers are more often than not made to understand, thanks to jewelry merchants, that the

Why The 4Cs Don’t Entirely Apply to Colored Diamonds

The 4Cs of diamonds have all but been drilled relentlessly into everyone’s heads by now. They of course stand for cut, carat, color and clarity, and are the basis on which the

Understanding a GIA Certificate

When you make a colored diamond jewelry purchase, chances are your precious new jewel will be accompanied by a diamond certificate, oftentimes a GIA certificate, alternately known as a ‘colored diamond report.’

What Tiffany & Co. Can Teach Us About Diamonds

Tiffany & Co. is undoubtedly the most iconic diamond jewelry store in the world. The former “stationery and fancy goods” company is nearly 200 years old, founded by Charles Lewis Tiffany and

How to Use a Loupe: The Guide to Grading Diamonds Like a Pro

A diamond loupe is a gemologist’s best friend. If you’re new to the world of diamonds and diamond jewelry, the first thing you’ll want to familiarize yourself with – perhaps even before

The Great Diamond Value Hoax

If you’re one of the countless number of people who equate engagements and marriage with diamond rings, then De Beers has clearly succeeded once again. The longstanding mining empire singlehandedly controlled the

Ask the Expert: How Can I Spot a Genuine Diamond?

Dear Diamond Expert,   There seem to be quite a few alternatives to diamonds that look just like the real thing! I’m so confused by all these lookalikes on the market and

Jewel Review: Rare Colored Diamonds At Auction

This year’s fine diamond auction season kicked off on a shining note, with a select few fancy colored diamonds stealing the headlines once again. Pink diamonds were naturally the crème de la

The Best Jewelry Push Presents For Every New Mom

The rise of the push present trend has left some partners scrambling for the perfect gift. It seems that the majority of these tokens take the form of jewelry because it is