Diamonds

White Gold and Diamond Intricate Wedding Band with swirls design

All About Diamond Carats, Choosing Engagement Diamonds by Weight

In case you haven’t heard of the four “C’s”, guys, they are: Carat weight; Color; Clarity; and Cut. These are the four major points that need you need to be aware of when choosing an engagement diamond for your sweetheart. In this post I’m going to talk about the weightiest of the C’s: Diamond Carats.…

White Round Brilliant Diamond badly chipped

Six Actions You Can Take With Your Chipped Diamonds

Broken Nails and Jupiter To break a nail, ladies, is never good. To break a diamond…even less so. Nails grow back relatively quickly. Diamonds…not so fast. Hmmm, actually not at all. Believe me, I’ve seen plenty of chipped diamonds. In this post I am going to suggest six actions you can take with your chipped diamonds.Even…

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Inspirations for Baguette Diamonds and Designs

Inspiration Strikes Every Day, Bracelet, Pin and Ring Re-Purposed When my jeweler friend Link Wachler of Link Jewelry Designs shared this epic project of creating four gift necklaces from the jewelry left to his client I was wowed. Many of my clients show me jewelry like this that they are not wearing. I’ll admit, when…

white sapphires vs diamonds

White Sapphires vs Diamonds for Wedding and Engagement Rings

White Sapphires vs Diamonds? I could make a case for setting white sapphires in wedding and engagement rings. Then again, I could make a much stronger case for using diamonds. Both white sapphires and diamonds are rare and valuable and each is steeped in rich history. They’re both great gems. However only of these gemstones…

Grandma’s Vintage Diamonds vs. New Diamonds, How to Design With Them

Pat’s Jewelry Loving Grandma Lolly “I have seven pieces of inherited jewelry from my Grandma Lolly that I never wear,” Pat said to me one day. “My challenge to you is to design a brand new custom piece of jewelry using all of the old diamonds from my Grandma.” “Yes!” I love a good challenge!…

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A One Carat Diamond on a Size 2 or a Size 10 Finger – MySparkly.com Review

Your Finger Size vs. That Center Diamond Size “My girlfriend said she loves the one carat size of her best friend’s engagement ring. But Trina is like a size four and Becky is an eight and a horsewoman. Do I just get her a one carat diamond, or do we scale it up for her…

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