Platinum and Diamonds – The Perfect Marriage

Platinum and Diamonds – The Perfect Marriage

There are many different types of jewellery to choose from these days, whether you are investing in a treat for yourself or buying jewellery for a loved one. Whether you are buying a ring, necklace, earrings, or bracelets, you can select from a variety of precious metals as well as a range of stunning, sparkling […]

The 5 Ways You Can Compete in the Jewelry Industry

The 5 Ways You Can Compete in the Jewelry Industry

I often see many diamond dealers and jewelers struggling to compete with one another and it is usually because they are focused on competing with each other all on one premise. It is typically a competition based on who can deliver the lowest price. However this is a losing battle.

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How to Shop for a Diamond with Your Sweetheart

How to Shop for a Diamond with Your Sweetheart

A woman will wear her engagement ring forever. That can be stressful for a man; he wants something she’ll adore, something that she’ll be happy to show off for the rest of her life. This is why many couples now go ring shopping together; it eases the stress for the man, and the woman is […]

How to Plan, Prepare, and Execute a Proposal!

How to Plan, Prepare, and Execute a Proposal!

If you’ve found the right person making the decision to propose might be easy. Making a plan and carrying it out, on the other hand, is a bit trickier– you want to make sure it’s perfect, after all. Here, we take you through the three steps of planning, preparing and executing a proposal. The planning […]

A Jewelry Gift Giving Guide

A Jewelry Gift Giving Guide

Most people who go into a jewelry store to look for a gift know absolutely nothing about the item they’re about to purchase. Perhaps some people have passing knowledge of stone size, carats, stone clarity and quality, but it typically doesn’t get them very far. Most of the time, the person buying the jewelry is […]

The Scintillating Fire of the Kotlar Cushion Diamond Cut

The Scintillating Fire of the Kotlar Cushion Diamond Cut

The Kotlar Cushion Diamond Cut is considered the ultimate in diamond jewelry cuts for its sparkling perfection. The diamond has long been a symbol of desire and romance. The Kotlar Cushion with its unique faceting pattern is the finest in the world for its exquisite proportions and appeal to diamond lovers. Source: http://www.solomonbrothers.com/designer_harry_kotlar The cushion […]

8 Famous Pink Diamonds Through Time

8 Famous Pink Diamonds Through Time

Diamonds go far beyond basic white; you can find natural diamonds that are blue, red, yellow, green, and many more beautiful colors. But one of the most desirable– and rare– colors is pink. Here, we look at a few of the most famous pink diamonds. Darya-i-Nur The pale pink Darya-i-Nur, which means “Ocean of Light” […]

The Anatomy of a GIA Diamond Grading Report

The Anatomy of a GIA Diamond Grading Report

The GIA Diamond Grading Report is a report on the authenticity and quality of a diamond that has been used and trusted by fine jewelers for more than 50 years. The diamond’s premier credential issued by the GIA includes the assessment of the 4C’s of a diamond – its cut, clarity, color, and carat weight […]

The Eighty-Eight Diamond Cut by Finesse of New York

The Eighty-Eight Diamond Cut by Finesse of New York

The Eighty-Eight Diamond Cut is a proprietary or patented diamond cut registered in the U.S. Trademark Office owned by Finesse Diamonds of New York. The patented brand name is 88cut and the description is 88-facet octagonal, also referenced as “the 88 cut, 2004” and “the Eighty-Eight.” The patented 8-sided cut is featured in many Diamond […]