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Where Do Diamonds Come From? (The Simple Version)

The creation of diamonds is a complex endeavor, so complex that experts can’t even agree on what type of carbon they’re made from. Most people think diamonds are made from coal, but that’s been repeatedly proven as very unlikely.

With all of the big terms and scientific jargon around diamonds, we wanted to take a second […]

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5 Things You Should Never Do To A Wedding Ring

Everyone has irrational fears about losing their wedding ring at some point. Although some of those fears are a little misguided, it is good to know the common situations in which you should take your ring off. Aside from your ring being eaten by a bear, here are the most situations in which you should […]

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The Most Popular Diamond Alternatives

Although they’re the dominating gemstone in the world of rings, diamonds aren’t for everyone. Whether you’re looking to go against the mold, model a ring after a specific birthstone or simply like the aesthetics of a different gem, there are plenty of alternatives. Below are 3 of the most popular alternatives you’ll find today:
Tanzanite
Tanzanite features […]

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How to tell if a diamond is high quality

When your significant other has that ring on their finger, the quality is a reflection of the entirety of your time together. That ring encapsulates the entire history you have with them and it should shine as brightly as your marriage will. It can be hard, however, to tell at a first glance if a […]

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How To Take Care Of Your Engagement Ring

That sparkle that your ring had when it first slid on your finger doesn’t have to disappear. Between the toughness of Diamonds and the care that we’ll put into making your custom ring, there’s no reason for it’s brilliance to fade over time.

To combat the daily wear your ring will get, make sure to do […]

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4 Ways to Cut Engagement Ring Cost Without Sacrificing Quality

Getting engaged is one of the most exciting moments in a couples life. But the stress that comes with purchasing a very expensive diamond engagement ring, especially if you do not have the ability to drop mega-bucks on a ring, can often put a damper on the whole thing. Thankfully, it is possible to buy […]

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Summer of Love Comes To An End

The days were not the only thing HOT this summer. Celebrity romance was in perfect form this season with not one but NINE celebrity engagements. Yep, you read that right, nine of your favorite celebrity couples made the ultimate promise.  And after a spring of beloved celebrity splits, these summer engagements are enough to make […]

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5 Considerations to Make When Designing Your Custom Engagement Ring

Are you like the many millions of women who spend hours perusing the gorgeous images of brilliant engagement rings on Instagram and Pinterest? Don’t be shy, we have all been there. Thankfully, you don’t have to be rich to own one of these brilliant engagement rings. Instead of settling for a cookie-cutter ring from a […]

By |August 24th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 5 Considerations to Make When Designing Your Custom Engagement Ring

How To Understand The Secrets of Diamond Quality

Shiny, sparkling and brilliant. These are just a few of the adjectives used to describe the beauty of a diamond. But these simple words do not really describe the complicated process that is used to determine the value of a diamond.

The Four C’s of Diamond Quality

It is the mission The Gemology Institute of America (GIA) […]

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5 Engagement Ring Rules That Were Made To Be Broken

In the opening scene of “Fiddler on the Roof,” we hear the music: “Tradition!” It sets the stage for the rest of the musical that focuses on the traditions of weddings and cultures.

There are a lot of traditions that are worth keeping. These traditions often have cultural or family origins, and it’s okay to adhere […]

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