Understanding Diamond Quality

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Some of us may have or may not have heard about the 4Cs that are important to consider when thinking of purchasing diamonds. These considerations are very important because a diamond doesn’t come cheap. Investing in a diamond requires a considerable amount of money and without some knowledge on these matters; you may end up […]


Understanding Diamond Quality

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Some of us may have or may not have heard about the 4Cs that are important to consider when thinking of purchasing diamonds. These considerations are very important because a diamond doesn’t come cheap. Investing in a diamond requires a considerable amount of money and without some knowledge on these matters; you may end up […]


The Start Of Diamonds

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Diamonds are formed under very specific conditions that require materials bearing carbon to be exposed to high pressure though low temperature (relative to most parts deep inside the earth.) The pressure should be somewhere at least 45 kilobars and the temperature a minimum of 1652 degrees Fahrenheit. There are only two situations that provide these […]


The Start Of Diamonds

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Diamonds are formed under very specific conditions that require materials bearing carbon to be exposed to high pressure though low temperature (relative to most parts deep inside the earth.) The pressure should be somewhere at least 45 kilobars and the temperature a minimum of 1652 degrees Fahrenheit. There are only two situations that provide these […]


Who Is Jared Jewelry

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Jared Jewelry is a section of Sterling Jewelers, Inc., one of the country’s largest groups of jewelers. Jared has a gallery of jewelries featuring diamonds, colored gemstones, gold and silver and a collection of watches. Gallery of Diamonds. Jared’s Gallery of Diamonds features three major diamond collections which are the Leo Diamonds, The Peerless Diamonds, […]


Who Is Jared Jewelry

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Jared Jewelry is a section of Sterling Jewelers, Inc., one of the country’s largest groups of jewelers. Jared has a gallery of jewelries featuring diamonds, colored gemstones, gold and silver and a collection of watches. Gallery of Diamonds. Jared’s Gallery of Diamonds features three major diamond collections which are the Leo Diamonds, The Peerless Diamonds, […]


Diamonds 101

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Diamonds are popular not only because of their beauty and the prestige of being adorned with something that says so publicly, “I have money” but also because they are tough and durable. Diamonds are the hardest natural material we know of. Diamonds aren’t just jewelry, however. Their great dispersion of light as well as their […]


Diamonds 101

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Diamonds are popular not only because of their beauty and the prestige of being adorned with something that says so publicly, “I have money” but also because they are tough and durable. Diamonds are the hardest natural material we know of. Diamonds aren’t just jewelry, however. Their great dispersion of light as well as their […]


Dealing In Diamonds

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In the modern world, there are few more potent symbols of wealth than the diamond. Whether fashioned into jewellery or loose, diamonds are one of the most treasured gifts, used in declarations of love and in the formation of political alliances. But diamonds are not only luxury items – they also have real economic importance. […]


A Cut Above The Rest

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When you begin your search for loose diamonds you first want to determine the particular cut you’d prefer. When we talk about the cut of loose diamonds we are referring to its length, depth and width. While you won’t hear as much talk about a diamond’s cut as you do its carats and clarity, the […]


Assessments Set In Stone

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If you are buying loose diamonds online you’ll find much help. Most of the loose diamonds sold on the Internet will have been certified. This certification indicates that the loose diamonds have been evaluated by a professional gemology laboratory that is independent of the merchant selling the loose diamonds. This gemology lab will use a […]


Assessments Set In Stone

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If you are buying loose diamonds online you’ll find much help. Most of the loose diamonds sold on the Internet will have been certified. This certification indicates that the loose diamonds have been evaluated by a professional gemology laboratory that is independent of the merchant selling the loose diamonds. This gemology lab will use a […]


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 […]


Famous Diamonds In The Rough

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Loose diamonds have been around for many centuries, and have intrigued people of every country and continent. Some of the most famous have been the catalyst behind theft, and even murder. One of the first, and most famous loose diamonds, was the Koh-I-Noor, which means Mountain of Light. Historians found mention of it as far […]


Polish As A Perk

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Polish is an important factor in grading of loose diamonds. The grading system for polis is set by the Gemological Institute of America (GIA.) The system is fairly simplistic. Loose diamonds have polish that is either excellent, or very good, or good, or fair or poor. If the loose diamond has a poor rating for […]


Insuring Your Diamonds

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When you buy loose diamonds, just as when you buy diamond jewelry, it’s really important to get them insured. Loose diamonds can be difficult to identify if stolen, so they’re often more vulnerable than jewelry. They’re also easier to lose. But how should you go about finding the right kind of insurance for your loose […]


A Gem Of A Color

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While we generally think of diamonds as clear and colorless the fact is that color is one of the four characteristics of diamonds that determines their value. A diamond that is perfect – i.e., chemically pure with no imperfections is transparent and has no color or hue. Most natural diamonds that are the size of […]


Burning Desire Golden Key Or Red Herring

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Acres of Diamonds… you’ve read the famous story, or at least had it related to you. A farmer hears tales of diamonds and begins dreaming of vast riches. He sells his farm and hikes off over the horizon, never to be heard from again. Rumors say that years later he died destitute, never having found […]