Ethically Sourced or Ethically Made?
At Frank Darling we take pride in sustainability and ethical sourcing. But, with all the terms and jargon, it can be difficult to know what it means and why it matters.
Frank Darling’s Guide to Diamond Pricing
The science, and art, of diamond pricing has eluded shoppers for over a century. We thought we’d shed some light on it.
Meet Abby Eckel, Kansas City. Self described storyteller, social media enthusiast, purse fiend, LEO wife, fan of the oxford comma, and mama bear.
How big is a 1 carat diamond?
How big is a 1 carat diamond? See how shape can have a huge impact on the perceived size of a diamond and carat weight, in and of itself, can be misleading.
How we Source Conflict-Free Natural Diamonds
Frank Darling has a zero-tolerance policy for conflict diamonds. We enforce this in three ways: adhering to the Kimberley Process, buying directly from the source, and avoiding countries with poor track records for human rights and conflict.
How Do You Know If You’re Ready To Get Engaged?
In the dusty, sepia-toned years of the previous century, the popularity of diamonds and marriage was uncomplicated. But how things have changed.
Frank Darling’s Inclusion Guide
Inclusions. They sound like a good thing, but, they’re small naturally occurring blemishes inside of diamonds. Inclusions can block light from bouncing around inside your diamond, making it less brilliant.