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The Diamond 4 C’s: Choose Your Perfect Stone

Diamonds are forever, is how the saying goes. We all know these are valued precious stones and have at least a good idea of all the reasons why that might be so. However, not all of us can identify the four main characteristics of diamonds and why they are important in the process of selecting […]

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Do You Need Engagement Ring Insurance?

Do you need engagement ring insurance? Yes. Yes you do. But not all policies are created equal. While adding your engagement ring to your homeowner’s insurance is a great, easy option (and certainly better than leaving yourself entirely unprotected) there’s another option: jewelry insurance. Related: You’re Engaged! Now What? What is Engagement Ring Insurance? Like the name implies, […]

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Does a Diamond Need a Certificate?

Does a diamond need a certificate? It’s a question we’re asked with growing frequency. Our shoppers are smart – and after learning the 4 C’s, they’re ready to dive headfirst into diamond shopping. Because most of our customers now come in ready with some sort of education, they’ve also more than likely read up on diamond […]

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What’s The Difference Between EGL and GIA?

The purchase of diamond jewelry often not only marks a great milestone in life, but also represents one of the larger financial outlays most people will make for a single item. It makes sense that most purchasers of diamonds would like to know exactly what they are getting. While a diamond may appear beautiful enough […]

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Do You Need an Appraisal To Sell Jewelry?

One of the most frequent e-mail requests we get is from potential customers who want to sell jewelry. Or set up an appraisal appointment and possibly sell jewelry. We’re happy to help with both, but there is a distinct difference between having your jewelry appraised and asking for an offer to buy it. They’re two completely different […]

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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 […]