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Friday, June 21st, 2019
Diamonds are one of the most revered, unparalleled, symbols of love and commitment in the world. They are stunning, symbolic, valuable, and romantic! But what exactly are diamonds? It’s a head-scratcher, and it makes you think of all the other things you might not yet know about these seemingly “traditional” stones. There’s a lot to discover!Diamonds are made primarily of carbon, but what turns this basic element into a beautiful gem is a cocktail of three of planet Earth’s specialties: pressure, heat, and time. Raw diamonds are buried deep in the earth’s crust and up to 100 miles under the ground. They are between 1 and 3 billion years old. They’ve been cooked in an environment of a toasty 752 degrees, shaped by over 434,000 pounds of pressure per square inch, and then forced toward the earth’s surface from the deeper depths by ancient volcanos. They’re not only used for fine jewelry, but also in micro and electrical-engineering for...
Tuesday, April 16th, 2019
You’ve got the “4 C's” of diamonds down pat. You know all about the differences between silver, platinum, and gold. You understand the basics of setting styles. You even know that she likes something called a “halo” or “gallery details.” What could be missing? Her ring size! Depending on the maker or the design of the ring, it can be really important to get sizing right the first time. However, even if resizing isn’t a problem, you probably want to make a lasting impact with your proposal, and a ring that won’t go on, or won’t stay on, is a really great way to ruin a magical moment. So, how do you figure out the right engagement ring size for your significant other? We’ll let you in on a few techniques.Get Sneaky ...
Monday, March 18th, 2019
Picking out the right ring can feel just as important as picking the right fiancé! Good thing that you’ve already figured out the more important part of getting engaged. Now, chances are you know your future spouse well enough to spot an engagement ring style that they’ll love. And remember, they’re going to especially love it because it’s coming from you. As you start the process of searching for the right engagement ring style, we invite you to dive into your options by considering the following popular diamond cuts, band styles, colored stones, and more.Round or SolitaireThe classic, tried and true, beloved engagement ring style is the round diamond in a solitaire setting. However, traditional doesn’t have to be boring. This stunning ring with a 1.58 carat round diamond set in platinum with a halo and diamond-adorned b...