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.
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.