Diamond Clarity Comparison — How Low Can You Go?
Let’s be honest, diamonds don’t just “wake up like this,” even if you do. So what’s all the fuss over flawless? Celebs might be constantly singing the praises of their crystal-clear rocks, but there’s no way THAT MANY flawless diamonds are just lying around waiting for their moment in the sun.
How to Talk Like a Gemologist and Not Get Ripped Off
If you’ve started your search for an engagement ring, you’ve probably sat down with a salesperson or two and pretended to understand what the heck VVS2 could possibly mean. Or maybe it was fluorescence? Brace yourself, because it gets worse before it gets better. But, there is hope, and today it comes in the form of a glossary.
What are VVS Diamonds and are they worth the price?
VVS diamonds are one of the highest and most expensive diamond clarity grades. Local and luxury jewelers love VVS diamonds because they're a level of quality that anyone can brag about, without the price tag of the flawless diamonds. But does that does mean you should buy one?
How to Buy an Engagement Ring
Proposal planning aside, there's a lot to overcome when it comes to buying an engagement ring. To help you get it right, this guide breaks the process of buying an engagement ring down into seven clear steps that anyone can follow.
WHICH DIAMOND LABS ARE MAKING THE GRADE? (AND WHICH YOU SHOULD AVOID.)
How are diamonds graded? Why does it matter? How impartial is the process? What if a diamond is graded incorrectly? Are lab diamonds graded the same way as natural diamonds? This and more, below.
7 Reasons Not to Buy a Lab Grown Diamond
Lab diamonds are rapidly gaining traction as an ethical, wallet-friendly alternative to their mined counterpart. In no particular order, these are some of the reasons we hear not to buy lab-grown. Let’s dive in.