Black Diamonds – Everything You Need to Know


Black Diamonds – Everything You Need to Know Black diamonds are as real as white diamonds but are not as common. It should be noted, though, that there are diamonds whose color has been artificially changed to black. There are, however, genuine black diamonds that occur naturally. Natural black diamonds,...

Ring Metals – Metal Types Explained


Ring Metals – Metal Types Explained Putting the aesthetic aside, the metal from which a ring is made can change its durability, value and compatibility with the wearer. Silver is a great example; the common “opposite” of gold is “silver”; it is a cool tone as opposed to the warmness...

Natural Diamonds vs Lab-Grown Diamonds - How To Tell The Difference


Natural Diamonds vs Lab-Grown Diamonds - How To Tell The Difference Diamonds always have been, and probably always will be a girl’s best friend. We’ve outlined some great ideas on how to ensure your expectations of diamond rings meet the reality (LINK), knowing how to spot the difference between a...

Diamond Clarity Explained


Diamond Clarity Explained Because they are formed deep within the earth, under extreme heat and pressure; virtually all diamonds contain "birthmarks"; small imperfections inside the diamond (called inclusions), or on its surface (called blemishes). Clarity refers to the degree to which these imperfections are present. Diamonds which contain numerous or...

Real vs Fake Diamond – How to Spot the Differences


Real vs Fake Diamond – How to Spot the Differences Buying a diamond is an emotional purchase, so of course you'll want to know whether or not a diamond is real before you sign on the dotted line. Whether you're in the market to purchase a diamond ring or you...

Why Does White Gold Turn Yellow? Tarnishing Explained


Why Does White Gold Turn Yellow? Tarnishing Explained White gold is a durable and high quality alternative to sterling silver. Because it doesn’t tarnish, it can be more convenient than silver. However, white gold can also change colors over time. The most common complaint about white gold is that it...

Eternity Rings and Bands


You may have heard of eternity rings or eternity bands, but are still not quite sure what they are or what they represent. If this is the case, we’re here to help. The following is a short but complete guide to what eternity rings look like, where they come from, when you...