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5 Reasons to Design Your Own Custom Engagement Ring

In years past, the man bought an engagement ring and crossed his fingers that his bride-to-be would love it. Thankfully, there’s a new script to this story. Today, more couples are now shopping for engagement rings together.  About half of women today want in on designing their own custom engagement ring. Here are five reasons […]

By |October 20th, 2017|Engagements, Diamonds|Comments Off on 5 Reasons to Design Your Own Custom Engagement Ring

10 Things About Ring Buying You Need to Know

Buying an engagement ring is a big decision. With any luck, this ring will be a part of your life for decades to come. Here are 10 things to consider when choosing a ring to celebrate your engagement.

1. Diamond Shap
The shape of the diamond is perhaps one of the most important factors when it comes […]

By |October 6th, 2017|Uncategorized, Diamonds|Comments Off on 10 Things About Ring Buying You Need to Know

How Do I Know I am Paying A Fair Price For My Engagement Ring?

Every year Americans spend millions of dollars purchasing the perfect diamond engagement ring for their loved one. With the average consumer spending a hefty $5K on an engagement ring, it stands to reason that the average consumer is left with one looming question. How do I know I am getting what I paid for?

How Diamond […]

By |September 15th, 2017|Diamonds|Comments Off on How Do I Know I am Paying A Fair Price For My Engagement Ring?

Thinking About Engagement Series #3- What is the difference between color and clarity?

No matter what size or shape the stone may be, two of the terms that come to mind with regards to purchasing a diamond is “color” and “clarity.” However, although these concepts are thought to go hand in hand, they are actually two vastly different notions, each of which affects the stone in its own […]

By |September 1st, 2017|Diamonds|Comments Off on Thinking About Engagement Series #3- What is the difference between color and clarity?

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?

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?

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

A Guide to Buying Loose Diamonds

Finding the perfect diamond that reflects both your tastes and budget can be incredibly difficult. For those looking to invest in a quality diamond without breaking the bank, it may be time to look into buying a loose diamond. But, before you purchase a loose diamond you must ensure that you are getting what you […]

By |May 25th, 2017|Diamonds|Comments Off on A Guide to Buying Loose Diamonds