Engagement Rings

The purchase of an engagement ring is a large and important purchase. Instructions on selecting diamond clarity, diamond resources, location for diamonds, and more.

Engagement Rings

Engagement Rings: How to Shop Like A Pro

Shopping for Engagement Rings These days, there is a lot of information online about engagement rings and diamonds. When buying a ring, you will want it to be beautiful and endure forever. How much to spend is usually the biggest consideration for most couples. Although the notion of spending two months salary is a popular …

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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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