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The Argyle Pink Diamonds Tender

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What’s the first thing that comes to your mind when you think of fancy color diamonds?

If you are like most people, I’m pretty sure you willing be thinking about vivid pink diamonds and the beautiful hue they exhibit.

Although diamonds can exist in almost any color hue imaginable, there’s something extremely special about pink diamonds that make them stand out and highly sought after. It’s no wonder that pink diamonds often find themselves in the limelight of record breaking auctions.

In today’s blog post, I’m going to talk about a very specialized niche market in the industry – the Argyle pink diamonds tender. (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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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…)

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Beautiful Diamond Photographs [Captured With PoS Camera]

A few days back, I decided to use my Canon camera for a “photo-shoot” of loose diamonds I have on hand. Being an amateur, I experimented with various compositions with the hope of capturing some beautiful diamond photographs.

Out of a hundred shots made, I’ve selected some of my favorite photos below. Feel free to give a critique or leave a comment on what you think.

ant beside a diamond

My favorite shot occurred by accident when a curious ant happened to creep by.


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41 Industry Experts Reveal Factors On How They Choose And Buy Diamonds For Themselves

For many diamond shoppers, buying a diamond ring can be one of the most confusing and intimidating experience as a consumer. Why is that so? Well, diamonds are expensive purchases and involve careful consideration of various factors like budget, setting design and the 4Cs (just to name a few).

Almost every day, I get emails from consumers seeking help and advice on their purchase. The majority of the questions usually revolve around the 4Cs and a second opinion about their diamond choices. And then it got me thinking…

Will someone with gemological knowledge or experience in the diamond business make their buying choices differently from the general public? (more…)

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