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Fine Diamond Jewelry: All The Answers To Your Questions

If you are on the hunt for fine diamond jewelry, you probably have a lot of questions that you want answered. We understand how difficult and time-consuming it can be to make the right choice when buying expensive fine diamond jewelry. So, we are here to answer all the most important questions you probably have […]

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GIA Invalidates Thousands of Grading Reports After Hacking

When it comes to the 4 C’s of diamonds, we’re quick to add a 5th C to your vocabulary list – certificate. It’s a factor in diamond shopping (and, of course, grading) that warrants discussion, but often gets passed over to focus on the nitty gritty of the traditional 4 C’s. This is because not […]

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Does My Diamond Need a Certificate?

This week, we’ve covered each of the 4 C’s. It’s a little known, but important fact, however, that there are 5 C’s. The last one that most people don’t bother with is Certificate. And it doesn’t impact a diamond’s appearance like the other 4 C’s, but you can bet your bottom dollar it affects a […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Diamond Color

This week, we’ve been focusing on the 4 C’s you need to know to get a great deal on a diamond.  So far, we’ve covered diamond Clarity Grades, Cut Grades, and carat weight. Today, I’ll be explaining diamond Color grades. Diamonds come in a large variety of colors, some rarer and more valuable than others […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Diamond Clarity

Alright, we’ve already covered diamond carats and diamond cut, today we’re back with everything you need to know about diamond clarity. Diamond Clarity is determined by the presence or absence of flaws in or on the diamond. The rarest of diamonds have perfect clarity, and are internally and externally flawless. The majority of diamond have some degree of […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Diamond Cut

Yesterday, we talked all about diamond carat weights, and how to use the scale to get the best deal on a diamond using this price factor. Today we’re diving into everything you need to know about diamond cut. And while most people thing carat weight is the most important of the 4 C’s, we argue […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Carat Weight

When people think about diamonds, the first thing that usually comes to mind is “How many carats?” But you know, as someone well versed in our 4 C’s, that carat weight is only one factor that determines a diamond’s beauty and value. Each of the 4 C’s work together to determine a diamonds’ price and […]

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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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The Cheapest Way to Get a Great Diamond

Buying a diamond isn’t necessarily “cheap” no matter how you define it.Diamonds are expensive, whether you’re spending $1000 or $10,000. They are a precious gemstone, and the supply is tightly controlled. However, their beauty and longevity remain unquestioned by millions, and in our opinion diamonds are fabulous and we love them. So, when you’re looking to score […]

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Top 5 Most Helpful Diamond 4 C’s Posts

We’ve written extensively about The 4 C’s of Diamonds. Cut, Color, Clarity and Carat weight are the things you need to know before you set foot in a  jewelry store – or start shopping online. And we link back to these great, informative posts a few times a week. We know, though, that learning the […]

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Exactly How Much To Spend on An Engagement Ring

Happy April Fools’ Day! It’s your hard-earned money to spend, and no one should presume they know more about your finances and budget than you do. The perfect engagement ring budget is the one you’re comfortable with. That’s it. Below, please check out this ridiculous formula, compiled with some of the worst engagement ring budget […]

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Best Time of The Year to Buy an Engagement Ring

Earlier this week, we explained why diamond prices dropped in the first half of 2012. The decrease in diamond prices is one of the reasons why summer is a great time to buy an engagement ring. Today, we’re sharing all of the reasons why summer is the best time to buy a diamond ring. Virtually […]

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How To Sell Your Diamond For Good Money

When you have a diamond that you have no use for, it only makes sense to sell it. You can go into any jewelry store in the country and see how much diamond jewelry costs. However, because your diamond will likely be re-sold, you can’ expect to get the full retail for your stone. You […]

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Lab Grown Diamonds vs Natural Diamonds vs Diamond Simulants

A real, mined diamond will always reign superior over lab grown diamonds and simulants. However, growing technology is truly pioneering a new market for the benefits of lab grown diamonds and simulants alike. The greatest appeal of a lab grown diamond versus a true mined diamond is the price. A mined diamond will always be […]

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How to Buy an Engagement Ring

Yesterday, Yahoo Shopping featured this article by GQ’s Jon Wilde. We love this frank & honest take on engagement ring shopping, by a guy, for guys. However, you know how we like to put in our two cents on all things engagement rings, and since it’s Wedding Wednesday, please indulge us. We’ve gone point-by-point with […]