Diamonds

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diamond rings

Diamond Rings: Which Style Suits Your Occasion?

Diamond rings are a wonderful way to symbolize love, commitment, strength and endurance in a relationship. Whether getting engaged, celebrating an anniversary or special occasion (or even feeling a little indulgent), diamond rings fit into several different categories: Solitaire Diamond Rings Undoubtedly the most common diamond engagement ring on the market, solitaires are simple, beautiful and …

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diamond appraisals

The Inside Story on Diamond Appraisals and ‘Tolerance’

A certification of a diamond is not the same as an appraisal.  After a diamond is certified (by GIA, AGS, IGI, EGI), it arrives at a jeweler’s store.  Diamond appraisals can be performed by anyone, and currently does not require any training, education, or licenses.  They are often performed by the salesman, the same one …

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diamond clarity

Diamond Clarity: The Essential Guide

When discussing diamond clarity, it is referring to two major characteristics: blemishes (external – scratches, chips, and pits) and inclusions (internal – cracks, bubbles, and other impure minerals).  Many of these imperfections are too small to see with the human eye (requires a microscope) and occur in almost all diamonds. Keep in mind that all …

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The Pink Diamond: Pretty, Popular and Pricey?

Jennifer Lopez’s legendary 6.1 carat pink diamond engagement ring brought a great deal of attention to the world’s most sought-after and expensive colored diamond. Pink diamonds are incredibly beautiful, unique and scarce. With all of these qualities, these naturally colored stones cost a premium price and are considered to be highly elite. For instance, the …

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