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In this email series you will learn:

  • How to properly evaluate a diamond and make a smart purchase
  • The secrets to what women want from their diamond & engagement ring
  • How to understand and read diamond certificates
  • The pitfalls and scams in the diamond industry & how to avoid them

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Diamond Basics

Diamond Certificates
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 …

Diamond Cut
Choosing the Right Diamond Ring For Her Hand Shape

Getting engaged is a monumental step in a relationship. Planning the details of how you will propose, picking the ring, and hoping for the right answer…all parts of the engagement demand equal attention. However, while …

Intro to Diamonds
4 C’s of Diamonds Explained! – Carat Weight, Cut, Color, and Clarity

When it comes to diamonds, many novice shoppers believe that bigger is better. In reality, the carat is only one of four very important characteristics to consider when picking out the perfect stone. Together these …

Diamond Cost
7 Ways and Ideas You Can Set Your Diamond Budget and Stick to it

When making any big purchase it’s important to set a budget, and that’s just as true when shopping for diamonds. But it can be difficult to know where to start, and how to find something …

Diamond Cut
Evolution of Diamond Cutting Through Time

Diamond cutting has a surprisingly rich and constantly evolving history. It can be traced back to the Middle Ages, though there is still much about this period in diamonds that are unknown. It is believed …

Diamond Cut
Hearts and Arrows Diamonds: Advantages and Disadvantages

Hearts and arrows diamonds are extremely beautiful and exquisitely-cut stones. When observed under a special viewer, the bottom side, or “pavilion” will show eight perfectly symmetrical hearts, and the top or “crown” will show eight …

Intro to Diamonds
Psychology of Buying a Diamond from the Men’s and Women’s Point of View

Everyone knows diamonds are a girl’s best friend… But do we know why? What is it that women love about diamonds? And what are men thinking when they have to pick one out for their …

Intro to Diamonds
How to Window Shop for a Diamond Engagement Ring

Buying an engagement ring can be an overwhelming experience, especially for those who don’t know a lot about diamonds. Before making a final decision, it’s important to learn about the 4 C’s of diamonds; that …

Diamond Cost
What is the Rapaport Diamond Price List, How to Read it, and Use it

The Rapaport Diamond Price List is the jewelry industry standard for diamond pricing. Jewelers use it as a guideline when determining diamond prices. It is produced weekly and is available only to subscribers (roughly $180-$250/year …

Diamond Color
Understanding Diamond Fluorescence and How To Take Advantage of It

When subjected to ultraviolet light, about one-third of diamonds will exhibit fluorescence. That is, a soft, colored glow, similar to what might happen to a white t-shirt in a nightclub with a black light, or …

learn everything you need to know before you buy a diamond in this detailed book!

learn everything you need to know before you buy a diamond in this detailed book!