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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 Cost
How to Properly Price a Rough Diamond

According to the World Diamond Council, there are two main uses for diamonds: jewelry and in industry. Only about 30% of rough diamonds go-to expert …

Diamond Cut
Diamond Depth Percentages In Round Brilliant Cut Diamonds

One of the most important things to consider when looking for the best diamonds to buy is the diamond depth percentages. The diamond’s depth percentage is the ratio of the diamond’s diameter compared to the …

Diamond Color
Understanding Diamond Light: Scintillation, Dispersion, Brilliance, and Fire

The proportions of a diamond cut, the polish, and the symmetry of the stone are the three main factors that give a diamond its optimal light reflection.  The high quality of the diamond cut will …

Diamond Cut
4 Tips to Avoid Diamonds with Poor Symmetry Grades

If you’re looking for the perfect diamond, you’ve probably already learned about the 4 C’s: cut, color, carat, and clarity. Here, we’re going to look a little bit closer at one of these C’s: a diamond’s cut. …

Diamond Anatomy
In-Depth Look into Diamond Girdles, Finishes, and Thickness

There’s a lot to consider when picking out a diamond. Most people start with the 4 C’s (cut, color, carat, and clarity), but that just scratches the surface. One important– yet often overlooked– factor to …

Intro to Diamonds
Funky Questions That Get Asked Related to Diamonds and the Diamond Industry

There are always some questions that are fairly general that can be answered through articles and posts, but sometimes I see recurring questions that are off from the left field. I am not saying they …

Diamond Color
Know the Differences Between Buying Color Diamonds from Regular Colorless Diamonds!

Similar to most other items, there is a lot to know about purchasing a diamond. Fortunately, there are tons of different websites that have excellent education portals. This way, one can teach themselves the basic …

Diamond Cut
How to Properly Understand Diamond Symmetry Grade

When polishing a rough diamond the aim is to cut the heaviest, most valuable polished diamond possible. This often means polishing a diamond with imperfect symmetry to avoid inclusions or just to achieve a “magic …

Diamond Cut
Understanding Diamond Polish Grade

In the GIA Diamond Grading System, “Polish” refers to the quality of a diamond’s surface condition as a result of the polishing process or the blemishes created after the cutting process, often referred to as …

Diamond Anatomy
How To Avoid Undesirable Culets

What is Culet? Culet (pronounced kew-let) – The cutlet is the pointed vertex at the bottom of the diamond. During the manufacturing process, the culet is often polished as a flat facet so it does …

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!