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.
Don’t Let Diamond Fluorescence Ruin Your Engagement Ring
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?
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?
What are Enhanced Diamonds? Don’t Make This Mistake
Enhanced diamonds sell for about half the price of other diamonds. They're often bright white and eye-clean. Sound too good to be true?
Are Round Brilliant Diamonds Basic?
Round diamonds are the most popular diamond shape accounting for 75% of engagement ring sales. But, are they basic?
A Buyers Guide to Bezel Settings
Love them, hate them, there's one thing everyone gets from bezel settings, a strong reaction. The slender metal band that frames a center diamond is the cause of much confusion. Whether you've heard the the myth that it dulls a diamond's sparkle, or you've seen a clunky bezel that overpowered a modestly sized diamond, we're here to tell you to give them a second chance, try some on at home, and see for yourself what all the fuss is about.