Why You Should Avoid Placing Yellow Diamonds in White Mountings

Why You Should Avoid Placing Yellow Diamonds in White Mountings

White Gold, Platinum Mountings and Rhodium Plating White Gold and Platinum Mountings are white in appearance. To achieve the ultimate look using these metals, the jewelry manufacturer will plate the final product with rhodium. This enhances the appearance on the final product as white gold and platinum tend to be a tad dull in appearance. […]

Understanding Diamond Carat Weight: Background, Units of Measurement, and Pricing

Understanding Diamond Carat Weight: Background, Units of Measurement, and Pricing

Where did the term “Carat Weight” come from? Before the days of standardized weights, merchants had to rely on natural objects that were fairly common. Dried seeds were most favored for small weights, especially if they did not fluctuate much in weight from seed to seed. The dry grain of wheat, simply known as the […]

How to Achieve Optimum Table Percentage % in Round Brilliant Cut Diamonds

How to Achieve Optimum Table Percentage % in Round Brilliant Cut Diamonds

What is Table Percentage? Table Percentage % – Average table size relative to the average diameter, reported to the nearest whole percentage point (1%). Table size is measured from bezel to bezel point; the average of four measurements is used. The Table is either too large or too small The size of the table is […]

Buying Tip on Diamond Flaws: All Diamond Are Flawed When You Look Closely!

Buying Tip on Diamond Flaws: All Diamond Are Flawed When You Look Closely!

Diamond Clarity System The GIA diamond clarity grading system came in to play to avoid any confusion used in the past by jewelers. Throughout history jewelers were using terms such as “loupe clean” or other terms that really didn’t mean much. When the clarity grading scale was developed, it simplified misunderstanding in clarity talk, but […]

In-Depth Look in Platinum in Jewelry, Platinum Purity, and Pricing!

In-Depth Look in Platinum in Jewelry, Platinum Purity, and Pricing!

Platinum History Platinum has been used for over 3000 years as a decorative accent. It has only become a metal of interest in the 18th century as platinum presented a tough challenge to scientists attempting to understand the chemical properties and discovering suitable applications.  Platinum’s high melting point, great resistance to corrosion along with the […]

Learn About Diamond Laser Inscription and Its Advantages!

Learn About Diamond Laser Inscription and Its Advantages!

What is Laser Inscription? Diamond Laser Inscription is a process of using a very fine precise laser beam to inscribe a Diamond Grading Report Number on the diamond girdle for purposes of identification. The laser inscription is microscopic and totally invisible to the naked eye. It can only be seen with jewelers’ 10x magnifying loupe. […]

8 Super Sexy Diamond Engagement Ring Designers!

8 Super Sexy Diamond Engagement Ring Designers!

Here are 8 super sexy ring designers. I included a photo or two from their collection for easy reference. Designer rings really pop the setting of your diamond. Just remember that most designer rings do not include the center stone and it costs extra. Sometimes they will include the side stones so make sure you […]

FindMyRock Launches a Wholesale Diamond Price List!

FindMyRock Launches a Wholesale Diamond Price List!

Now Wholesale Diamond Price List available to Retail Buyers! On September 1, 2012 FindMyRock.com launches a Wholesale Diamond Price List made available to all interested parties. By having Find My Rock Diamond Price List you now know what diamonds are selling for in every important diamond quality grade in wholesale markets throughout the world. All […]

Avoid High Prices and Inferior Diamond Quality with these 6 Diamond Budgets

Avoid High Prices and Inferior Diamond Quality with these 6 Diamond Budgets

Why a Budget? Shopping for a diamond engagement ring without a budget is like going into a jungle without a map or personal protection. You are exposed to hundreds of choices: Diamond:quality, shape, size Ring: white gold, yellow gold, platinum Brick and mortar:retail, wholesale Financing choices:cash, credit Having a budget assures you have done your […]

Awesome Tacori Diamond Engagement Rings with Twists, Bends, and Curves!

Awesome Tacori Diamond Engagement Rings with Twists, Bends, and Curves!

Tacori is a company that focuses on creating engagement rings that are of “designer” quality. They are handcrafted in California. Some of their ring collections are breath-taking and I decided to share with you a few rings that have some interesting twists, curves, and bends from Tacori. Tacori Twist Pave Diamond Engagement Ring I like […]