Renowned Diamonds

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Among the most famous of all large diamonds is the Hope Diamond. Currently on display at the Smithsonian, this steel blue diamond weighs in at a hefty 45.52-carats. There are many legends detailing the curse of ill fortune allegedly bestowed on the possessor of the Hope Diamond, perhaps contributing to the decision to donate this […]


What A Gem

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Diamonds have four important characteristics, and the quality of each determines the value and the price of each diamond. These characteristics are referred to as the four C’s – clarity, carat, color and cut. Clarity is the measure of inclusions, which are internal defects in diamonds. These inclusions may be crystals of a different diamond […]


Choosing A Moissanite Stone

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The beauty of moissanite, aside from it’s obvious diamond like dazzle and brilliance is that it is being hailed as it’s own stone, it’s not just a “fake diamond” as some would have you believe. Moissanite are laboratory made under exacting conditions by Charles and Colvard. Moissanites shadow real diamonds in many ways. The hardness […]


Tips For Buying Exclusive Jewelry

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Buying jewelry is something that is liked very much by women all over the world. However, there are quite a few points that have to be remembered while purchasing jewelry. Jewelry is usually made from materials like gold, silver, platinum, glass, and precious gems like pearl, diamond, etc. Again, jewelry is either standard design or […]


Selecting Diamonds

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Diamonds are graded for certification by laboratories using grading criteria. Four of these criteria are critical to understand when making a diamond purchase or investment. Known as the “Four C’s” these criteria are: color, cut, clarity and carat. Color is the result of the composition of a diamond and it does not change. When a […]


Diamond Scams

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When it comes to diamonds, there are numerous scams to avoid. Most scams are minor, but there are some major ones that come up from time to time concerning the buying and selling of diamonds. Scams occur simply because most people who buy diamonds – for whatever reasons – don’t know that much about diamonds. […]


About Diamond Weights

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Diamonds are measured in Carat Weight. One carat weighs 200 milligrams. If a diamond is referred to as four grains, this also means that it is a one carat diamond. The word Carat comes from the word carob. A carob is a bean that grows on a tree in the Mediterranean. In times past, if […]


The Price Of Gold

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As other precious metals, gold is measured by troy weight and by grams. And when it is alloyed with supplementary metals the term carat or karat is used to specify the amount of gold present, with 24 carats being pure gold and lower ratings being proportionally less. The purity of a gold bar can also […]


Engagement Rings Buying Essentials

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Engagement rings encompass in them the sense of love, commitment and fidelity, they are given at a special moment in the lives of two people, promising an eternal love and honor between the two. So you are now faced with the first decision of your new life, it is clear that making a proposal is […]


How To Purchase Diamond As A Gift

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Gift the women of your life a dazzling white diamond and see the gleam on her face. Worth it. Isn’t it? A diamond is rightly said a woman’s best friend. They are the most immortal thing present on the earth. Thus they become an ideal gift especially if you are celebrating a marked occasion. Diamonds […]


A Diamond Ring Will Be More Stunning And Valuable When You Know What To Look For

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When choosing a diamond ring, you have to consider the 4 Cs to ensure that you are buying the right quality and the right style of diamond for you. They are Cut, Carat, Color, and Clarity. Cut: A well cut diamond is beautiful because it’s very brilliant. Of all the variables affecting the value of […]