Each of the Hooker earrings feature a 25.3 carat fancy yellow diamond
24 Nov 2015

What are Fancy Diamonds?

Fancy diamonds are sometimes spoken of with disdain, generally by those who do not realize that there is such a thing as a naturally colored diamond.

There is a good reason that not everybody is aware of this, however, and that is because colored diamonds in nature are considerably rarer than colorless diamonds. So what are ‘fancy diamonds’ exactly?

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The Hope Diamond
25 Oct 2015

Top 12 Most Expensive Diamonds in the World

Recently we posted a rundown of the 10 largest diamonds in the world. You might think that the 10 largest diamonds would also be the most expensive ones, but that is not the case.

Find out what diamonds are the most expensive and their astronomical prices.

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Fluorescent diamond necklace
10 Oct 2015

Fluorescent diamond jewelry design

Fluorescent diamonds are not the first thing that springs to mind when talking about jewelry design. In most people’s minds it is synonymous with lower quality diamonds. Edward Fleming however proves that this doesn’t need to be the case.

Incorporating fluorescent diamonds in jewelry lets one hide messages that only become visible under UV light. Read on to find out how this works.

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26 Jul 2015

10 Largest Diamonds in the World

If you were asked to name a famous diamond, which would spring to mind first? For a lot of people, it would be the notoriously cursed but beautiful Hope Diamond.

The blue Hope Diamond is quite large, but at 42.52 carats, it doesn’t even make this list. So what diamonds actually make the list of the top 10 largest diamonds in the world?

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Diamond rings - how to clean diamonds at home
31 May 2015

How to Clean Diamonds At Home

When you wear a diamond ring every day, it can quickly start to look scuffed and lose some of its sparkle. Dust can build up on the surface of the gemstone, and oils and dirt can become lodged in the setting. Over time, this can make your ring appear dull.

Is there a way you can clean your diamond jewelry safely and effectively at home? As it turns out, yes you can.

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Black diamond or carbonado - common questions
16 May 2015

The 10 Most Asked Questions About Black Diamonds

Black diamonds seem to invoke a love or hate response from people. Either way, you probably want to learn more about black diamonds—especially if you are thinking about buying one for yourself or someone else.

Here are answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about black diamonds!

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Diamond wedding set - 10 ways to tell if a diamond is real
12 May 2015

10 Ways to Tell If Your Diamond Is Fake

Did you recently inherit a diamond? Are you interested to know whether or not the diamond is real? Are you thinking of purchasing a diamond for that special someone, but worried the great deal you spotted means that you will be wasting money on a fake?

These are just two common situations where you could benefit from being able to tell if a diamond is real or not. Here are 10 ways to tell if a diamond is real or fake..

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3 stone diamond ring with channel set diamonds
09 May 2015

Diamond Fluorescence – All You Need to Know

After you have learned about the 4 Cs of diamonds – cut, clarity, color, and carat – you will find out that there are also a few other factors which can impact quality and value. One of those factors is diamond fluorescence.

Find out what fluorescence is and how it affects the beauty and value of diamonds before you spend any of your hard-earned money.

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Diamond ring close-up - the risks of re-polishing diamonds
01 May 2015

The Risks of Polishing Diamonds

Have you ever seen a natural, unpolished diamond? If so, you know that while rough diamonds are beautiful, they look almost like quartz. They certainly do not sparkle and shine like their polished, faceted counterparts.

Polishing does a lot for a diamond, and has a major impact on its value, but what are the risks of re-polishing a diamond?

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engagement ring jewelry insurance
10 Mar 2015

Jewelry Insurance: How to Insure Your Jewelry

“A diamond is forever,” goes the famous De Beers slogan for engagement rings. While the slogan now seems timeless, is a diamond really forever?

Not if you drop it down the garbage disposal one day, lose it on a rollercoaster or when it is stolen. Read on to find out how to insure your jewelry and save money.

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