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…)Continue 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…)Continue Reading...
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...
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.
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...
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...