What Makes a Diamond Sparkle? 5 Reasons to Make Diamond Cut a Priority
Well, some clever human decided to cut all the dull away and polish one up. It’s a little thing called diamond cut. And it’s the most important of the 4Cs. In fact, here’s our top 5 reasons why you should make diamond cut a priority in your engagement ring shopping quest.
5 Things a Ring Concierge Can Do For You
When you travel, befriending your hotel concierge can make the difference between an average vacation and an one that’s out-of-this world. Mine their expertise and suddenly you’ll have the hottest tickets in town, the best seat at the coolest bar, and a spa day you didn’t know you needed.
Is a 1 Carat Diamond Ring Right for You?
Diamonds are meant to be seen. To sparkle. To shine. They do their best work boldly, catching not only the light but everyone’s eyes. If we didn’t want them to be seen, why would we wear them at all? So sparkle matters, sure. But when it comes to picking an engagement ring, what about size? Is bigger really better? Is 1 carat enough?
What a Diamond Color Chart Won’t Tell You
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?
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.
Our Simple 10 Step Guide To Choosing the Perfect Diamond
It can feel impossible to choose a diamond online. A task pursued only by the bravest of souls armed with a litany of information about color, cut, clarity, and carat — the dreaded four c's. Just encountering a diamond search engine is enough to make a grown person cry. But if you're determined to do this solo — you're going to have to embrace the unknown.
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?
How to Buy an Eye Clean SI1 Diamond
While you might think an SI clarity diamond is the best value for money, the answer is often yes, but, not always. The reality is that while SI1 and SI2 diamonds can be a great value, and are often eye clean, they're not always. If you're thinking about purchasing an SI1 diamond online without backup from an expert, here's what you'll want to watch out for.