What Diamonds Have Serial Numbers?

If you are new to diamond shopping, the myriad of details you face when making your choice are often overwhelming. You learn about carat weight, cut, color and clarity and how each of these affect the quality and price of your stone. In learning all these new terms, you may overlook choosing a diamond with…

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The Four C’s of Diamonds – Color

Each diamond is completely unique, which is one of the reasons diamonds hold such a special place in our hearts. But, even though your diamond will be special to you because of its individuality and what it represents, it is still a good idea to go shopping with a good understanding of what makes for…

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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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