As consumers, we consistently overlook where gemstones come from, how they were mined, and who dug them from deep below the earth’s surface. Mining is the only method to retrieve them, but no matter how it’s carried out, the diamond mining process almost always leaves destruction and devastation in its wake.
Whenever you begin investigating the purchase of gemstones, you soon discover that the weight or carat value of a gem is used to describe its size. This measurement is based on gemstone weights. But now, you may have come across something called the gemstones size chart, and are wondering why you should take this into […]
When you are searching for the perfect piece of diamond jewelry, you simply know when you have found the right one. The way it shines, the weight against your skin, the texture of the materials and the instinct that the piece was meant especially for you. While our love for jewelry is often based on […]
Diamonds: they’re the most sought-after precious gemstones, but how does one gauge their quality? Before you buy a diamond, it’s good to educate yourself on the 4Cs of diamonds, where these standards came from, and what they mean to you. Before the middle of the last century, there weren’t any specific standards people could use […]
Buying a diamond is an exciting event in anyone’s life, but one soon discovers that there are many factors to consider. You will see that so-called “Ideal Cut Diamonds” are available, but you will also see that this designation affects price quite substantially. So what does it mean, and how important is it to seek […]