Mar 04 2019
So, in another post we talked about the four ‘c’s of diamond buying: carat, cut, color, and clarity. In this post, let’s focus more on cut. For diamonds, cut refers both to the shape of the stone and to a set of measurements and percentages that determine how close a particular diamond is to the ideal that has been established over centuries of lapidary innovation. (Lapidary refers to the art of cutting and polishing gemstones.)
Feb 26 2019
After nearly a century of seeing engagement rings exclusively in diamond, other stones are making a serious comeback or breaking into the market for the first time. But with so many options out there, how do you choose? Here’s a breakdown of five different gemstones and the pros and cons of proposing with them.
Oct 04 2017
Do you or your partner long for a ring that's unlike all those cookie-cutter engagement rings on the market today? It's simpler (and less expensive!) than you think to get a unique engagement ring custom designed to suit your tastes and budget!
Jul 13 2016
It’s summer, and one of the best ways to cool off is to jump in a nice refreshing pool with sparkling blue water! But please, take off your jewelry before you do. Not only will this help in keeping your metal and gems sparkly by getting them away from sunscreen and other residues, it will keep them out of certain chemicals that do not get along well with the alloys in gold.