Attributes of Fine Jewelers & Jewelry Stores

By Robert / July 22, 2019

Let’s be honest: Jewelry is pricey, and so it should be. Precious metals and stones have long been among humanity’s most prized possessions, and it’s only natural that their prices reflect this. But that chunk of change is only worth it if you can be sure you’re getting the best possible product from the most…

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Natural vs. Lab-Grown Diamonds

By Robert / July 22, 2019

If you’re searching for a diamond, one of the first questions you might ask in this technologically advanced day and age is “Should I opt for a lab-grown or natural diamond?” It’s natural to wonder about this, considering all the press lab-grown diamonds have been getting lately. Today let’s talk about the difference between these…

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Diamond Information & Buying Guide

By Robert / July 22, 2019

Information in this article, unlike most others which solely describe quality characteristics of diamonds commonly known as the 4Cs, it also guides you through selecting and buying the best diamond for your money. Brief History Early diamond trading dates back to the 4th century BC in India when diamonds slowly found their way to Europe’s…

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Emerald Gemstone & Jewelry Buying Guide

By Robert / July 22, 2019

Emerald is the green variety and the most famous member of the beryl mineral family, with its name coming from the old Greek word “smaragdus” which means green. There are other green color gemstones such as peridot and tourmaline, but emerald has always been the most desirable and precious of all. Brief History Known emerald…

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Ruby Gemstone & Jewelry Buying Guide

By Robert / July 22, 2019

Considered ‘King of Precious Gemstones’, gem grade rubies are the most expensive of precious colored gemstones. Best and most desirable rubies, generally found in layers in marbles, come from Burma. Burmese rubies usually contain red fluorescence which contribute to their red color intensity and hence value. Rubies from other parts of the world, are found…

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Sapphire Gemstone & Jewelry Buying Guide

By Robert / July 22, 2019

Birthstone for September, sapphire comes from the Greek word Sappheiros. It is one of the three primary precious colored gemstones used in fine jewelry besides ruby and emerald and comes in variety of colors, with rich vivid ones as the best in their color. Brief History In ancient periods, there was a strong belief in the royalty…

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Women’s Engagement Rings by Style

By Robert / June 26, 2019

Engagement ring represents a couple’s love and lifetime commitment to each other. For months and sometimes years before the proposal, the engaging woman searches for that unique ring style that describes her taste and personality the best. Then, as the time gets closer to the proposing date, the man starts shopping for the ring with…

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