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The 4 C’s – Color

Color Most diamonds exhibit a tint of color. The color is usually yellow or brown. Diamonds, can also be tinted, blue, green, red and brown. These diamonds are called fancy colored and are extremely rare. Diamonds with a light yellow or brown tint are the gemstone we commonly find in jewelry. Today, diamonds are typically […]

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The 4 C’s – Clarity

Clarity The clarity grade of a diamond is assigned by trained professionals, based on their visual examination of the gemstone under 10 power magnification. The size, location, number and color of inclusions all impact on the clarity grade. Some ask, “If you can’t see it why is it important.” To answer this question properly we […]

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Carat Weight

This is the one feature we all think we understand, right! I mean, obviously, the bigger the better! That’s why society equates beauty with size and weight. That’s how we select our cars isn’t it? “I don’t care what it look like, I just want it to be heavy” What, you don’t agree, bigger is […]

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April Birthstone . . . Diamonds

Diamond is the birth stone for the lucky folks born in April as well as the traditional anniversary gift for the tenth year of marriage. The allure and history of diamonds is nearly as fascinating as its unmatched beauty and elegance. Truly the king of all gemstones, diamonds offer clarity, brilliance, and breathtaking depth like […]

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Tips on Buying a Diamond.

Buy from someone you trust. You are not going to be able to determine the difference between two similar appearing stones. Diamond certificates don’t tell the whole story. Stick to certificates performed by the American Gem Society (AGS), Gemological Institute of America (GIA) and ask lots of questions. Examine diamonds unmounted, using a gem microscope […]

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Diamond – April’s Birthstone

April’s Birth Stone . . .DiamondTruly the King of all Gemstones, a diamond offers clarity, brilliance and breathtaking depth like no other gemstone. Diamonds are the most classic of all jewels. Their unmatched beauty and elegance make them ideal for marking life’s most important occasions, from the birth of a child to milestones like graduation […]

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