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The Most Expensive Diamonds in the World

Running to the grocery store wearing a diamond worth tens of millions of dollars is probably nerve-wracking. Yet it’s an extremely rare problem to have, especially since most of the world’s most expensive diamonds are on display in museums. If you get a chance to admire these record-setting gems in person, though, don’t forget to […]

By |August 11th, 2017|Rare Diamonds, Diamonds|Comments Off on The Most Expensive Diamonds in the World

How To Make Your Diamond Stand Out

If you have been following our blog for the past few months there is no doubt that you have become very familiar with the 4 C’s of diamonds. But did you know that when it comes to classifying a diamond’s worth, it is often the carat weight that holds the most- well weight? Because of […]

By |August 9th, 2017|Diamond Formation, Diamond Fashion, Diamonds|Comments Off on How To Make Your Diamond Stand Out

Is Diamond Clarity Really Important?

Finding the perfect diamond engagement ring is both an art and a science. The Gemological Institute of America established the global standard for grading diamonds, which determines value by judging color, cut, carat and clarity. You don’t have to be a fine jewelry expert to appreciate the clarity of a diamond, but there is much […]

By |August 4th, 2017|Diamond Formation, Diamonds|Comments Off on Is Diamond Clarity Really Important?

How to Set Your Engagement Ring Budget

When planning to wed the person you love, it is tempting to splash out on an engagement ring with a huge diamond. However, this approach to engagement ring shopping can leave you with a tiny budget for the wedding. A better approach is to use these tips to set an engagement ring budget that suits […]

By |July 21st, 2017|Engagements|Comments Off on How to Set Your Engagement Ring Budget

How to Pick the Right Ring for the Groom

The engagement ring usually takes center stage. But once the proposal has been accepted, the couple has to decide on the wedding bands. Like women, men have their own personal taste and preferences. When shopping for wedding bands, consider some of the following factors in finding the perfect ring for your groom.
Things to Consider When […]

By |July 18th, 2017|Engagements|Comments Off on How to Pick the Right Ring for the Groom

Christina Perri Is Engaged!

No longer the owner of a “Jar of ( broken) Hearts” pop singer Christina Perri announced her engagement to boyfriend. Paul Constabile.  

On June 22, Christina Perri made a startling and joyful announcement on her Instagram account: her boyfriend Paul had proposed! Accompanying Christina’s excited message was a picture of a beautiful and unique engagement […]

By |July 17th, 2017|Engagements|Comments Off on Christina Perri Is Engaged!

Thinking About Engagement Series #1 —Shape vs. Cut — What Is the Difference?

When it comes to determining the value of diamond experts refer to the four C’s of diamond quality as identified by the GIA.  What do the four C’s stand for?  Cut, Clarity, Color, and Carat.  At The Diamond Reserve we believe in educating our clients and as part of this commitment, we are creating a […]

By |June 30th, 2017|Diamond Formation, Diamonds|Comments Off on Thinking About Engagement Series #1 —Shape vs. Cut — What Is the Difference?

The History of the Emerald Cut Diamond

Like many of the best discoveries in history, using the emerald cut technique for diamonds came about by accident. Originally developed for its namesake gemstone to help minimize damage during and after the cutting process, gem cutters eventually began to experiment with the emerald cut on diamond stones, to spectacular effects. Although the art of […]

By |June 28th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on The History of the Emerald Cut Diamond

A Rise in Indian Diamonds: What Does It Mean?

As of 2016, India is now the second largest exporter of diamonds in the world. China is the world’s foremost importer of diamonds making up to 31.8 percent of the market. India’s export of diamonds has grown rapidly over the past few years, reaching a total of $2.48 billion in 2016.

The figures showing a rise […]

By |June 19th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on A Rise in Indian Diamonds: What Does It Mean?

How to Spot a Fake Diamond a Mile Away

Whether you are in the market for an engagement ring or a custom piece of jewelry for yourself or a loved one, there is nothing like an investment in quality diamonds. But even savvy buyers can be vulnerable to the lure of an imposter. In order to protect your investment and make sure that the […]

By |June 16th, 2017|Diamonds|Comments Off on How to Spot a Fake Diamond a Mile Away