How Diamonds are Valued?

Whether you are new to diamonds or not, one thing you must know is that not all diamonds are created equal. Diamonds come in a myriad of shapes, sizes, and colors and with varied compositions. Diamonds go through refining processes including polishing before they are “consumer-ready”. At this point, diamonds will be given certain values…

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Which Diamonds are the Rarest?

The fancy colored diamonds are the rarest in the world. Statistics show that they are less than 0.1% of the total diamonds mined worldwide. Very few mines produce these colored diamonds. In fact, there are some colors which are so rare such that they are sold even before they get to the processing company. The…

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What Shapes Do Diamonds Come In?

One of the most important decisions you’ll make when purchasing a diamond is the shape of the center stone.  Diamonds come in many shapes and settings, allowing you to create a piece of jewelry that is uniquely your own. There are seven diamond shapes that are found routinely among most jewelers. Traditional Diamond Shapes  …

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Are Diamonds Cheaper in Other Countries?

For most consumers, getting a great deal on their diamond purchase is very important. There are many ways to help save money on a diamond. One way can be buying while you are traveling, if you know where diamonds are cheaper in other countries. Countries in the Diamond Business May Offer Better Prices By the…

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