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Top Ten Misconceptions about Diamonds

We have all have some basic ideas about what diamonds are, where they come from, their value, and what they look like. Some may even understand the intricacies of the 4-C’s of color, cut, clarity and carat weight. The reality of diamonds however, may be a bit different than what we understand them to be. […]

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Budget Friendly Eco Friendly Diamonds for Earth Day

Happy Earth Day 2015! If you’re an eco-conscious  shopper, concerned with the health of the planet and responsibly sourced diamonds, you’ve come to the right place. Today’s couples value beauty and ethics. To some, the 4 C’s matter just as much as where a diamond comes from. This evolution of conscious shopping gave rise to companies like […]

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We Like Big Diamonds and We Cannot Lie

Does that joke ever get old? Nope! Especially not now that we know whose derriere inspired the bard of butts. And what a coincidence, she happens to be a huge fan of huge diamonds. And she’s obviously not the only one. We’re obsessed with the larger than average rocks, and we love to snap up […]

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Top 10 DON’TS for Buying an Engagement Ring

 When it comes to buying an engagement ring, there are plenty of helpful guides for how to buy a diamond. We’ve written extensively about the right way to go about things. But what about the wrong way? Here are our Top 10 Don’ts for buying an engagement ring. 1. Don’t expect to pay pennies on […]

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Cartier Watches

With all the recent buzz about the most fabulous new engagement rings in Boca Raton, we just want to reach out to all of our watch lovers and let you know our horology obsession is still kicking (or should we say ticking? No? Terrible pun? Ok, retracted.) We adore the history behind the world’s oldest watch […]

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How To Choose a Wedding Photographer

We’ve talked before about your wedding budget, and how to save on your wedding. And while the costs of a wedding can and certainly do add up quickly, so much of it will be gone as soon as the night ends. In the case of the delicious food you’re serving your guests, before the night ends! Your flowers, […]

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Wings & Rings

Every year, thousands if not several thousand are affected by Draggius Feetoccopolous, more commonly known as Male Procrastination Syndrome. Adult couples throughout the US, and even worldwide, suffer from the devastating effects of this widespread issue. Male adults figure they’ve got plenty of time to a) propose b) find the perfect ring and c) have the dream […]

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Myths Online Jewelers Will Tell You

Welcome back, readers! Today, our GIA Graduate Gemologist, Richard Resnik, is sharing his thoughts on the misinformation game some jewelry retailers play. Because we’re both a brick & mortar jewelry store and one of the nation’s largest online jewelry retailers, we’re in a unique position of seeing the pro’s and con’s of each side of […]

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GIA Unveils DiamondCheck to Detect Synthetics

The Gemological Institute of America (or GIA) has now created technology that will help it detect synthetic diamonds. This is great news for you, the shopper, as it helps protect you from fake diamonds sold at authentic diamond prices. Curious as to what a ‘synthetic’ diamond is? These are basically laboratory created diamonds or diamonds […]

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Bring in the New Year with Improved New GIA Grading Reports and Less Clutter

The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) is a nonprofit association that is recognized around the world as the most trusted source for accurate gemstone grading. GIA’s mission is to “protect all buyers and sellers of gemstones maintaining the standards used to evaluate gemstone quality.” GIA’s diamond and gem grading reports allow customers and jewelers to […]

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All About “Chocolate Diamonds”

Are Brown Diamonds Real Mined Diamonds? Scientists have researched the origin of brown colored diamonds. Brown diamonds, recently but successfully marketed as “Chocolate Diamonds” by LeVian, have a brown color because of irradiation, nickel impurities and lattice defects. Lattice defects caused by pressure that exceeds tolerance of the crystals’ “yield strength,” causing strain hardening. This […]

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Diamonds on Saturn and Jupiter?

Diamonds are forever expensive. Planet Earth’s insatiable appetite for diamonds continues to go rampant. Despite the increase of annual diamond production, prices for gem-quality diamonds are still soaring higher and higher. DeBeers, Alrosa, Rio Tinto, Diavik, and other diamond mining companies are having a hard time producing enough supply to keep up with the world’s […]

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Sell Diamonds in Boca Raton

Deep in Southern India tales of stones growing in the ground like carrots or turnips surfaced among the merchants. Using carob seeds as a counter weight merchants would weigh glimmering stones in the Indian sun and determine worth by the unit of measure carats as is still done today. So began the diamond trade across […]

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How to Find Diamond Buyers in Boca Raton

Diamonds have appreciated recently due to a growing middle class in India and China, causing increases in diamond prices in 2011 between 19 and 49 percent. When it’s time to sell your diamonds in Boca Raton, whether you have to or you want to, you need to know more than just the location of the […]

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Film We’re Dying to See: ‘Masters of Dreams’

Whenever you watch a red-carpet show that features celebrities showing off million-dollar necklaces, rings, and earrings, do you ever find yourself wondering how craftsmen took a small pile of gold, silver, diamonds, pearls, sapphires, rubies, and emeralds and then turned it into a piece of stunning jewelry? Perhaps it never crossed your mind, but if […]