thediamond, Author at The Diamond Reserve

About thediamond

This author has not yet filled in any details.
So far has created 252 blog entries.

The Gorgeous Rings of The Bachelor

After twenty-one seasons The Bachelor is still going strong!  The latest season ended with the engagement of Nick Viall and Vanessa Grimaldi. In a finale ceremony designed to make even the most cynic melt, Nick proposed to Vanessa with an absolutely gorgeous 3.75 round-cut diamond ring. “I knew immediately which one was perfect for her,” Nick Viall told […]

By |March 24th, 2017|Engagements, Diamonds|Comments Off on The Gorgeous Rings of The Bachelor

What is the Best Time of Year to Propose?

Christmas and New Year’s may be the best-known times for proposals, but together those dates only represent 16% of all engagements. That means 84% of engagements happen throughout the rest of the year!

Whether you want to propose in a winter wonderland or by the light of a summer campfire, every season is the right season […]

By |March 10th, 2017|Engagements|Comments Off on What is the Best Time of Year to Propose?

Real Is Rare

Is “Real is Rare” poised to replace “A Diamond is Forever?” Probably not anytime soon, but The Diamond Producers Association (DPA) is hoping its “Real is Rare. Real is a Diamond.” campaign will, in the long-term, stoke millennials’ interest in diamonds. The new ads use a storytelling technique the producers hope will connect with a […]

By |March 7th, 2017|Engagements|Comments Off on Real Is Rare

What does your diamond shape say about you?

“Diamonds are Forever.” These four iconic words were created by DeBeers in the 1940s and continue to this day to define the allure of engagement rings. Available in a wide range of shapes, sizes, and clarity, diamond engagement rings are the enduring symbol of eternal love. Since you wear your engagement ring for the rest […]

By |February 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on What does your diamond shape say about you?

The 10 most expensive celebrity engagement rings of all time

Like everything else they do, celebrities love taking engagement rings to the next level. From Victoria Beckham to Beyonce, many stars love receiving and wearing over-the-top engagement rings. Here are the 10 most expensive celebrity engagement rings to date – no doubt new ones will quickly appear to take over the #1 spot.

1. The Duchess […]

By |February 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on The 10 most expensive celebrity engagement rings of all time

The Kimberley Process: Revolutionizing the way the world purchases diamonds

Public outcry about diamond-fueled violence led to the establishment of the Kimberley Process (KP) in 2013. The Kimberley Process is an international diamond certification program. Fifty-four participants from 81 countries participate in the KP, including civilian and industry observers. In the U.S., the State Department coordinates its implementation pursuant to the Clean Diamond Trade Act […]

By |February 10th, 2017|Diamonds|Comments Off on The Kimberley Process: Revolutionizing the way the world purchases diamonds

The Economics of Engagement Rings

Today’s marriages are based more on intimacy, a deeper connection, and a solemn commitment. In the past, engagement rings represented a promise or commitment, but for different reasons. Here’s how the ritual of gifting engagement rings has evolved over the years.
Is It Love or Economics?
It may seem quaint to today’s couples, but up until the […]

By |February 3rd, 2017|Engagements|Comments Off on The Economics of Engagement Rings

The Tradition Of Engagement Rings: A brief history

Today’s marriages are based more on intimacy, a deeper connection, and a solemn commitment. In the past, engagement rings represented a promise or commitment, but for different reasons. Here’s how the ritual of gifting engagement rings has evolved over the years.
Is It Love or Economics?
It may seem quaint to today’s couples, but up until the […]

By |January 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Tradition Of Engagement Rings: A brief history

Serena WIlliams Gets Engaged

In tennis, love literally mean zip, but off the court? That’s another story. Tennis pro, Serena Williams is engaged. Serena chose to debut the sparkler on Reddit after saying yes to the site’s co-founder, tech guru Alexis Ohanian. She started with a teasing message that featured her epic taco ring but finally rewarded everyone with […]

By |January 20th, 2017|Engagements|Comments Off on Serena WIlliams Gets Engaged

Diamonds Shine at The Golden Globes

Award season was kicked off this past Sunday when the 74th Annual Golden Globes aired on live tv. If you are like us the most exciting part of award shows is watching the celebrities appear in their gorgeous glory. Old Hollywood glamor was back in full force during the 74th Annual Golden Globes and I loved it! […]

By |January 13th, 2017|Diamond Fashion|Comments Off on Diamonds Shine at The Golden Globes