Our Exclusive Jewelry Blog And Industry News

Top 60 Diamond Blogs That Rock The Web

If you’re looking for insightful and educational blogs about diamonds, you’ve come to the right place. Here are 60 of the best diamond blogs on the Internet.

As you know, there are literally hundreds of diamond and jewelry related blogs online. But we decided to separate the wheat from the chaff and give you only the cream of the crop.

To make the list, the blogs had to be well designed, up-to-date and/or provide an unique perspective in the content they write.

Whether you are a consumer who’s shopping for a diamond ring or a trade personnel trying to learn more about the industry, these blogs will give you handy tips, insights and information. Check them out below… (more…)

Continue Reading...

The Ultimate Guide to Buying a 2 Carat Diamond Ring

If you had ever seen someone wear a 2 carat diamond ring, you will know why it is often called a “statement diamond”. Besides a remarkable size that will turn heads, a two carat diamond ring also portrays a level of elitism to the person wearing it.

Recently, a couple of readers wrote in for help after encountering problems and frustration in their shopping experience with local jewelers. Speaking from experience, I know how things can get overwhelming when faced with such a huge purchase.

This is especially true if you don’t have any information to use as a guide or if you receive wrong advice from the wrong people. And that’s the reason I’m making this post today.

I want address some common questions people have and offer insights to buying 2 carat diamonds the smart way. Hopefully, this write up will steer you away from costly mistakes and help you make the purchase of a lifetime. (more…)

Continue Reading...

Top 10 Designs For Princess Cut Halo Engagement Rings

Over the years, princess cut diamonds had gained significant popularity because of their clean-looking and modern appearance. Based on the number of emails I receive from readers, I noticed that there is a growing interest in princess cut halo engagement rings.

This prompted me to compile a collection of the best princess cut halo ring designs available in the market. So, sit back and get your eyes ready for some serious eye-candy.

p.s. If you want to find out more information about any particular ring, all you need to do is to click on the image to view the technical specifications of the ring. (more…)

Continue Reading...

Vintage Engagement Rings: Best Designs And Buying Guide

When it comes to fashion and interior-design trends, vintage and retro are the latest buzzwords in the consumer market. Likewise in the jewelry industry, there had also been an increasing demand for vintage style engagement rings.

The Comeback Of Vintage Style Engagement Rings

brilliant earth antique rings amazingFirst of all, I will admit to a certain degree of bias because of my soft spot for vintage styled jewelry.

I believe the resurgence of vintage engagement rings is attributed to their classic and timeless appearances. Somehow, vintage rings seem to have a magical ability to captivate people with feelings of romance and love.

Don’t you think so too? (more…)

Continue Reading...

Lab Created Diamonds – The Man Made Alternative

require proper banner ad.We live in truly exciting times.

Advancements in technologies have enabled man to create diamonds in the labs at a tiny fraction of the time required by Mother Nature to do so.

Over decades of scientific research and continuous pushing of manufacturing boundaries, scientists are now able to create gem quality diamonds on a large scale basis to meet demands in the jewelry industry.

Now, I want to emphasize that lab grown diamonds have identical properties to traditionally mined diamonds. They are composed of the same material, require the same cutting/polishing process and exhibit similar physical/chemical properties to diamonds mined from the Earth.

Yep, that’s right and it gets even better.

Lab created diamonds can be made to the same level of clarity, color and brilliance as naturally mined stones. In fact, these man-made diamonds are almost indistinguishable unless they are subjected to specialized testing equipment like spectrometers and X-rays. (more…)

Continue Reading...