If you’re shopping for diamond jewelry or thinking about getting engaged, you’ve undoubtedly heard about the 4 Cs of diamonds: carat weight, color, clarity, and cut. But what does that actually mean? And how do you know what to choose?
You don’t need to be a diamond expert in order to select a high-quality diamond that’s perfect for you, so we’ve compiled this comprehensive guide to the 4 Cs of gemstones to help you out!
Spring has sprung, and women everywhere are rolling up their sleeves and showing off the new jewelry they got during the holidays. There's just something about coming out of the winter months and finally being able to style your jewelry again. It's also a great time to take a look at your collection and figure out what may be missing.
Valentine's Day is just around the corner! If you haven't figured out what to get for your lady, don't fret. You can never go wrong with a nice dinner, flowers, chocolates, or jewelry. If you want to get a little more creative with how you give your gift of jewelry, we have some recommendations to share that we think you'll like.
Almost everyone has to get their ring resized at some point, so don't feel guilty if you need your ring resized! You're not alone, and it's actually much easier than you may think. Typical situations people find themselves in when they need a ring resized include when they receive a ring (either from an engagement or an heirloom) that didn't fit to begin with, or their fingers have gotten bigger or smaller over the years, or they simply want to wear the ring on a different finger. Whatever your reason for needing your ring resized, there are a few things you need to know.
With all of the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, it can become all too easy to forget to buy a gift for the most important woman in your life—your wife! It's not because you don't care, because obviously, you do (you DID marry her!). Sometimes the time just gets away from you, but she doesn't have to know that.
When you're in a great relationship but not quite ready for a lifelong commitment, finding the perfect gift can sometimes be tricky. You might feel like you have to stay away from jewelry as a gift, but the truth is there are plenty of things you can get her that will help her feel beautiful and special, and that won't be mistaken for an engagement ring.
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Recently we talked about the kind of gifts you can consider for your next anniversary, but anniversaries are more than just about exchanging gifts with one another. They’re also a time to show your loved one you care by creating a special experience. Let’s take a look at some of the traditional and not-so-traditional things you can do for your anniversary.
Last month, we posted an article about the different kinds of synthetic diamonds and diamond substitutes available on the market. Many of these are indistinguishable from natural diamonds to the untrained eye.
Moissanite is a synthetic diamond, and is one of those diamond substitutes. We’re going to go into detail about this mineral and why you may or may not want to consider it for your next jewelry purchase.
People often buy diamond jewelry to last a lifetime or even several lifetimes. That’s why it’s so important to choose the right diamonds. You may have read our previous posts on cut, clarity, color, and carat weight; the 4 C’s used to grade diamonds. But there are other considerations that you must know about, namely that the diamonds in your piece may not be completely natural.