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How Important is Diamond Color in Your Jewelry?

How Important is Diamond Color in Your Jewelry?

You don't have to talk to a diamond connoisseur very long for them to mention "color." It's one of the 4Cs of Diamond grading, "Carat Weight, Cut, Color, and  Clarity." And better color means better quality (and paying more) but how important is color really in your diamond? What is Diamond Color?  Let's start with the basics of what your jeweler means when they talk about the color of a diamond. Most diamonds have hints of gray, yellow, or brown. The natural traces of nitrogen present during the diamond's formation under the Earth's crust show up as the colors. It is rarer to see less color, so the less color, the higher the value. The less color a diamond has, the more light passes through to release more brilliance. A diamond is a prism that divides the light into the spectrum and...

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DIAMOND CLARITY

Diamond clarity is the quality of diamonds that relates to the characteristics and visual appearance of internal characteristics of a diamond called inclusions, and surface defects, called blemishes. Moreover, clarity refers to the degree to which these imperfections are present.

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What is a Moissanite?

What is a Moissanite?

Moissanite? At this point, you probably have heard of this amazing diamond alternative. Moissanites are not fake diamonds as they have their own chemical properties and originally was discovered in trace amounts on Earth from a meteorite. What is A Moissanite? In 1893 a trace amount of Moissanite was found in a meteorite that came to Earth. It possesses such fire, brilliance, and luster far greater than that of a diamond, it sparkles unlike any other gemstone on Earth. The moissanite is made up of carbon and silicon, it is also one of the hardest known elements. This makes it resistant...

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 5 Ways To Find Her Ring Size Without Her Knowing

 5 Ways To Find Her Ring Size Without Her Knowing

We are frequently asked by our customers how they can find out their girlfriend’s ring size without her knowing. Here are some of the tips and tricks we have learned throughout the years! Purchase A Ring Sizer A plastic ring sizer can easily help you measure your ring size at home. Plastic ring sizers shipped to the US will arrive within three to five business days.   1. Borrow One of Her Rings One of the easiest methods is to "borrow" one of her rings for a day. Grab a ring that she wears on a similarly sized finger, the ring finger of...

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