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    Diamond Stud Earrings: Boring or Jewelry Staple?

    Diamond Stud Earrings: Boring or Jewelry Staple?

    6.5.2022

    Are diamond stud earrings outdated? Never. Explore the possibilities of custom diamond studs and learn how to pick your perfect pair.

    Ethical Engagement Rings – What Does it Mean to be Conflict-Free?

    Ethical Engagement Rings – What Does it Mean to be Conflict-Free?

    19.4.2022

    Searching for a sustainable, ethical diamond engagement ring can be confusing. Learn the pros and cons of lab grown diamonds, ethical diamonds, and more.

    6 Reasons Not to Choose a Fancy Shape Diamond

    6 Reasons Not to Choose a Fancy Shape Diamond

    8.4.2022

    Finding your dream fancy shape diamond can be a real drag. Here’s everything you need to know about fancy shapes when it comes to diamond engagement rings.

    Cloudy Diamond? Here’s What May Be Happening

    Cloudy Diamond? Here’s What May Be Happening

    5.4.2022

    Can clarity cause your diamond to look cloudy? Maybe it just needs to be cleaned. Here’s the rundown on cloudy diamonds and what to do about them.

    5 Reasons You Shouldn’t Buy A Radiant Cut Diamond

    5 Reasons You Shouldn’t Buy A Radiant Cut Diamond

    13.3.2022

    School House Rock, Star Wars, Saturday Night Fever…and yes, the radiant cut diamond. The late 70s were full of awesomeness, and this unique diamond cut is no exception. Invented in 1977, the radiant diamond was the first rectangular diamond cut to feature brilliant facets, a whopping 70 of them, in fact (for reference, today’s round brilliant only has 58).

    Buying a Diamond? Here’s Your Guide to Savvy Shopping

    Buying a Diamond? Here’s Your Guide to Savvy Shopping

    10.3.2022

    Buying a diamond is all about balancing the ideal stone aspects with price and most importantly, personal preference. Explore our expert diamond buying guide.

    Five Reasons Not to Buy Cushion Cut Engagement Rings

    Five Reasons Not to Buy Cushion Cut Engagement Rings

    4.3.2022

    Buying a cushion-cut diamond is a bit like buying a mattress. Hear me out. Sure, you could buy a mattress online, and it shows up at your door, sleep savior it was meant to be. Right? Wrong.

    What a Diamond Color Chart Won’t Tell You

    What a Diamond Color Chart Won’t Tell You

    24.2.2022

    When it comes to diamond color, most of us aren’t talking fancy pinks and vibrant blues—though those are certainly out there and worth exploring—but rather, a range of 23 subtle shades of, well, nothing much. After all, how many different versions of “colorless” do we really need?

    Ultimate Guide to the Princess Cut Diamond

    Ultimate Guide to the Princess Cut Diamond

    19.2.2022

    Shopping for a princess cut diamond engagement ring and not sure where to start? Get our go-to guide to finding the perfect princess diamond at an ideal price.

    Ultimate Guide to the Marquise Diamond

    Ultimate Guide to the Marquise Diamond

    8.2.2022

    Looking for a marquise cut diamond ring? Learn the 4Cs of marquise diamonds, how to budget for this unique cut, and custom design your engagement ring.

    The Kourtney Kardashian Engagement Ring Breakdown

    The Kourtney Kardashian Engagement Ring Breakdown

    26.1.2022

    The latest celeb to rock a stunner, get Kourtney Kardashian’s engagement ring look for less. We’ll tell you how.

    5 Reasons Not to Buy a Pear Shaped Diamond

    5 Reasons Not to Buy a Pear Shaped Diamond

    24.1.2022

    It’s no secret we have a thing for diamonds around here. But the pear shape? It’s always been a bit of a bummer. For one thing, finding a well-cut pear shaped diamond is like chancing upon a needle in a haystack. They’re short and stubby, too stretched out with flat sides, their supposed-to-be-smooth curves are lumpy and bumpy, or they’re rocking the world’s cheesiest bow tie.

    7 Reasons Not to Buy a Lab Grown Diamond

    7 Reasons Not to Buy a Lab Grown Diamond

    21.1.2022

    Lab grown diamonds have quickly risen as a staple in fine jewelry. But is a lab diamond right for you? We break down the pros and cons of the lab created diamond.

    5 Reasons Not to Buy an Emerald Cut Diamond

    5 Reasons Not to Buy an Emerald Cut Diamond

    11.1.2022

    Let’s reflect on the emerald cut diamond for a minute. Its mirror-like facets and regal stature. Its celebrity following—I mean, J. Lo, Beyoncé, Amal Clooney, that’s a bridal party we want to be a part of. Did we mention its understated elegance? All seems like a pretty good pro list right? So, then, what could possibly be the cons?

    The Ultimate Guide to the Pear Shaped Diamond

    The Ultimate Guide to the Pear Shaped Diamond

    21.12.2021

    Shopping for a pear shaped diamond just got easier. Learn what to look for, the 4Cs of pear cut stones, and how to design a pear cut diamond engagement ring.

    The Ultimate Guide to the Radiant Cut

    The Ultimate Guide to the Radiant Cut

    17.12.2021

    A stunning mix of step cut and brilliant cut, the radiant cut diamond is a showstopper. Learn what to look for, learn the 4Cs, and find your dream radiant cut diamond ring.

    The Ultimate Guide to the Round Brilliant Cut Diamond

    The Ultimate Guide to the Round Brilliant Cut Diamond

    15.12.2021

    It doesn’t get more classic than a round brilliant cut diamond. Learn how to find the perfect one with our go-to guide to the 4Cs, diamond pricing, and how to choose.

    The Ultimate Guide to the Oval Diamond

    The Ultimate Guide to the Oval Diamond

    15.12.2021

    Find a brilliant oval cut diamond that suits your style and budget. Learn what to look for, what to avoid, and find the perfect oval diamond engagement ring for you.

    The Ultimate Guide to the Cushion Diamond

    The Ultimate Guide to the Cushion Diamond

    8.12.2021

    Every cushion diamond is totally unique. Get our pro tips to finding an ideal cushion cut with incredible sparkle and customize your diamond engagement ring.

    The Ultimate Guide to Emerald Cut Diamonds

    The Ultimate Guide to Emerald Cut Diamonds

    30.11.2021

    Love an emerald cut diamond’s elongated shape and chiseled flash? Learn how to shop for and find your dream diamond with our guide to emerald cut engagement rings.

    A Definitive Guide to the Asscher Cut

    A Definitive Guide to the Asscher Cut

    23.11.2021

    Buying an Asscher cut diamond engagement ring? Learn how to find your perfect diamond with our guide to the 4Cs and how to save money on an Asscher.

    5 Reasons Not to Buy an Oval Diamond Engagement Ring

    5 Reasons Not to Buy an Oval Diamond Engagement Ring

    14.11.2021

    Oval diamonds would be the perfect diamond. That’s right. Would. Their elongated, finger-flattering shape. Their shallow cut that gives you more stone for your money. Unfortunately, ovals might just be too fancy for their own good.

    Fancy Colored Diamonds To Avoid

    Fancy Colored Diamonds To Avoid

    13.11.2021

    Dreaming of a fancy colored diamond ring? Get the low down on fancy colored diamonds, what to look for, and what to steer clear of in our go-to guide.

    What is a Brilliant Cut Diamond?

    What is a Brilliant Cut Diamond?

    8.11.2021

    Don’t be confused by diamond terms! Learn everything you need to know about brilliant cut diamonds, modified brilliants, step cuts, round brilliants, and more.

    Carat Weight Showdown: Moissanite Stone V. Diamond

    Carat Weight Showdown: Moissanite Stone V. Diamond

    21.8.2021

    Are moissanite stones the same size and carat weight as diamond? Learn how they measure up with a carat weight comparison and moissanite stone sizes.

    Charles and Colvard: Worth the Moissanite Upcharge?

    Charles and Colvard: Worth the Moissanite Upcharge?

    16.7.2021

    Which moissanite is the best? Discover the differences between Charles and Colvard Forever One moissanite and Harro Gems moissanite.

    Who’s Wearing an 8 Carat Diamond?

    Who’s Wearing an 8 Carat Diamond?

    2.7.2021

    Wondering what an 8 carat diamond will cost you? Check out the biggest celebrity engagement rings and how to get the look for less.

    6 Square Diamond Rings We’re Obsessing Over

    6 Square Diamond Rings We’re Obsessing Over

    25.6.2021

    Shopping for square diamond rings but don’t know where to start? See the Asscher, princess, cushion and radiant diamond engagement ring styles we’re obsessed with.

    How to Shop for a Salt and Pepper Diamond

    How to Shop for a Salt and Pepper Diamond

    4.6.2021

    Looking for a salt and pepper diamond engagement ring? This alternative style is natural and unique and we’re here to show you how to shop for them.

    Don’t Let Diamond Fluorescence Ruin Your Engagement Ring

    Don’t Let Diamond Fluorescence Ruin Your Engagement Ring

    21.4.2021

    If you’re shopping for a diamond you’ve most likely heard that some fluoresce i.e glow blue under UV light and when you go outside. But what is diamond fluorescence, and is it a good or bad thing?

    Here’s Why Pave Diamond Bands are Always in Style

    Here’s Why Pave Diamond Bands are Always in Style

    20.3.2021

    If you’re interested in a little extra sparkle, who isn’t, you’ll want to know more about pavé. Pavé is the french word for “paved.” Pavé settings are decorated with small diamonds that literally pave the band to give it nearly continuous sparkle.

    How to buy a 6 carat diamond ring without losing your shirt

    How to buy a 6 carat diamond ring without losing your shirt

    29.1.2021

    Oh, hello there, you marvelous lovebird—we see you surfing the internet waves in search of a 6-carat diamond ring. And we’re here for it. Who doesn’t want to rock a diamond the size of a (mini) gumball on their finger for, say, ever? But if you’re wondering just how much a 6-carat diamond ring is gonna cost you, you’re wondering the wrong thing my dear.

    Yellow Diamonds: They’re Prettier Than You Think

    Yellow Diamonds: They’re Prettier Than You Think

    22.1.2021

    Ahhh, yellow diamonds. Perhaps you’re thinking, ew. Like, isn’t yellow what you’re trying to avoid? And sure, if you’re going for colorless diamonds, that’s a thing. But yellow ain’t all bad. It can actually be pretty darn gorgeous, all warm and sunny and bright.

    How to Buy a Pink Diamond Ring That Won’t Break the Bank

    How to Buy a Pink Diamond Ring That Won’t Break the Bank

    22.12.2020

    Like the ultimate frosé, pink diamond rings are inherently blush-inducing. Not to mention the J.Lo factor of having a giant gumball on your well-groomed digits. But even if you’re not a half-time headliner, fancy pink diamonds can make for a head-turning take on your own engagement ring.

    The Allure of Vintage Engagement Rings & Antique Diamonds

    The Allure of Vintage Engagement Rings & Antique Diamonds

    17.12.2020

    We are a generation of early adopters. The first to jump on the bandwagon of every new fashion trend or tech gadget to hit the market. We want it new and we want it now. Except when we don’t.

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