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Diamond Ratings And Quality – The Definitive Guide

 guide to understanding diamond ratings

For most guys, buying a diamond engagement ring is an extremely stressful (and challenging) process to go through when planning a proposal. Can you imagine being hassled by a pushy salesperson who’s trying to hard sell you a $7,000 diamond ring while you are trying to determine the quality of the diamond with a level head?

It’s not easy and not a fun situation to be in especially when thousands of dollars are at stake.

Speaking from personal experiences, I can definitely empathize with many of such encounters. You see, the average person won’t have the necessary experience when it comes to choosing a diamond of good quality. (more…)

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A Buyer’s Review: Fancy Intense Yellow Diamond Ring

Ever since I developed a passion for the jewelry industry, colored diamonds have always intrigued me. Known for their fascinating hues, rare fancy color diamonds have also been in the headlines for their record breaking auctions.

And I’m not alone.

Over the years of managing Beyond4cs.com, I noticed a growing interest on colored diamonds (specifically, yellow diamonds). Most of the questions received are usually related to making stone selections and who’s a reliable vendor they can trust when shopping for natural yellow diamond rings.

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Differences Between 10k, 14k & 18k Yellow Gold (Karat)

14k gold vs 18k gold

When you are shopping for fine jewelry or engagement rings, you will often come across the terms 10k gold, 14k gold, 18k gold or even 24k gold.

So, what do they mean and why should it matter to you?

In this article, we will address some of the differences between karat values and most common misconceptions people have about white/yellow gold settings. (more…)

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105 Best Wedding Blogs You Should Be Reading

If you think buying a diamond engagement ring is an intimidating process (trust me, I know), preparing for a wedding is going to be many times more stressful.

From setting a date, finding a venue, sourcing for wedding decorations to sending invitations, there are loads of things that require careful planning and budgeting.

In an effort to help brides and grooms-to-be prepare for their big day, we have put together a list of the top 105 wedding blogs that are shaking up the bridal space. These are the handpicked cream-of-the-crop selections after weeks of sieving through thousands of bridal blogs on the Internet.

Whether you are looking for wedding ideas or seeking advice on burning questions, these blogs will provide you with handy tips and information to help you turn your dream wedding into a reality. (more…)

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13 Best Designs For Rose Gold Engagement Rings

When most people think about buying diamond rings, the first thing that usually comes to mind is that they are made of platinum or white gold. However, did you know that rose gold is fast becoming a popular choice of metal because of its unusual pinkish hue?

A rose gold engagement ring is the perfect choice for people who want a piece of jewelry that looks distinct and classy. And because rose gold is so versatile (colors available from light pink to amber with proper alloying), jewelers have begun to offer a variety of contemporary and vintage ring designs.

In today’s article, I want to show you some of the best rose gold diamond ring designs available in the market. Let’s get started… (more…)

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