Which Diamonds are Certified?

The diamond trade is flooded with con-artists who take advantage of buyers at every opportunity. The naked eye can spot very little difference between a natural diamond and an enhanced lab made diamond. Diamond collectors and enthusiasts can tell the difference because they have experience but common buyers can not. The seller’s word cannot be…

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The Four C’s of Diamonds – Cut

A diamond’s cut is the single biggest indicator of its sparkle. Of the four c’s of diamonds, cut is the most misunderstood. This is because we typically refer to a diamond’s shape as its cut. For example, a round diamond is called a “brilliant cut”, while a rectangular diamond is said to be “emerald cut”….

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Who Buy Diamonds: Where to Sell your Jewelry

Selling diamond jewelry you no longer wear can be a great way to come up with some cash. You may see plenty of ads for companies who buy diamonds and gold, but may wonder if you can trust these companies to give you a fair price for your diamonds. Here are four types of companies…

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Who Cuts Diamonds?

When diamonds are originally mined from the earth, these are found in a wide variety of sizes and shapes. In order to be used for jewelry, these must be cut to take advantage of the particular stone’s features and polished for grading and setting. You may wonder just who cuts diamonds from the natural stones…

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