Category Archives: Diamonds – Facts

Comparing Certified Diamonds

The true test to evaluate a diamond is to visually compare it next to other diamonds. At the end of the day all the numbers, certificates and photos in the world mean nothing if you do not like the look … Continue reading

Posted in Diamonds, Diamonds - Education, Diamonds - Facts, Diamonds - Information, Diamonds - Jewellery, Diamonds - Rings | Tagged , , , , ,

What Are Certified Diamonds?

A certified diamond is a diamond that has been graded, tested and examined by a team of independent fully trained gemologists who then issue a Diamond certificate for that diamond. A diamond certificate is a blueprint of a loose diamond … Continue reading

Posted in Diamonds, Diamonds - Education, Diamonds - Facts, Diamonds - Information | Tagged , , , , ,

What Are Diamonds?

Diamonds are a mineral, a natural crystalline substance, the transparent form of pure carbon or nearly pure carbon. Diamonds have extraordinary qualities. Diamonds have a broad colour range, high refraction, high dispersion of fire, very low reactivity to chemicals, rarity, … Continue reading

Posted in Diamonds, Diamonds - Education, Diamonds - Facts, Diamonds - Information | Tagged , , , , ,

Princess Cut Diamonds

The Princess Cut Diamond is a brilliant style diamond shape with sharp, uncut corners. It is typically cut square although there are sometimes princess cut diamonds that have a rectangular shape. The princess cut is the most important new cut … Continue reading

Posted in Diamonds, Diamonds - Education, Diamonds - Facts, Diamonds - Information, Diamonds - Shapes | Tagged , , , , ,

Diamonds: Diamond Buying Advice

When you start to think about buying a diamond, you naturally will want the best diamond that you can afford and a beautiful stone you will treasure forever. Diamonds can be found in a range of shapes, sizes, qualities & … Continue reading

Posted in Diamonds, Diamonds - Education, Diamonds - Facts, Diamonds - Information | Tagged , , , , , , ,

Price of Diamonds

What Influences The Price of Diamonds? Diamonds are cut in a range of shapes, sizes and qualities all of which influence the price. Diamonds that have an excellent or very good cut grade will reflect maximum fire, brilliance and sparkle … Continue reading

Posted in Diamonds, Diamonds - Education, Diamonds - Facts, Diamonds - Information | Tagged , , , , ,

The Jewelry Repair Game

“ I never do anything with my hands ” and other myths of the jewelry repair game.by Richard W. Wise, G.G.©2008 If one more client comes in and tells me her ring should not need repair because “I never do … Continue reading

Posted in Diamonds, Diamonds - Education, Diamonds - Facts | Tagged , , | Leave a comment