Month: February 2020

Diamond Solitaire Engagement Rings – Classic, Timeless Ring Styles

There’s nothing quite like a solitaire engagement ring setting to emphasize the beauty and brilliance of a diamond. It is one of the most popular styles when it comes to engagement rings because of its classic appeal and elegance. Many women prefer the solitaire style because it suits just about any diamond shape. If you’ve …

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Guide to Black Diamond Rings – Costs, Styles, & Sizes

Natural black diamonds are extremely rare and are only found in two places in the world, Brazil and the Central African Republic. As such, most black diamonds used for jewelry are heat-treated low-grade colorless diamonds. The color of natural black diamonds is either black or dark grey and is caused by graphite inclusions in the …

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Diamond Grade Chart – Grading Diamonds for their Value Using the 4C’s

A diamond’s grade is often what determines its price and value. Most diamonds sold in jewelry stores and online stores come with a diamond grading report that illustrates its qualities and specifications. Larger, higher-grade diamonds typically come with a grading report from a reputable third party institute like the Gemological Institute of America (GIA), EGL, …

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Diamond Color Chart & Guide – What Different Colors Do Diamonds Come In?

Diamonds come in a wide-range of colors (e.g. pink, blue, black, yellow) but in white diamonds color actually refers to the absence of color in the diamond. White diamonds are valued higher; the more colorless they appear to the naked eye. Color is a very important characteristic in a white diamond. Part of the 4Cs …

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Diamond Rings – Which is Better: A Larger Diamond Size or a Clearer Diamond?

There are four basic parameters that diamond buyers must take into consideration when choosing a diamond, these are: cut, clarity, color, and carat weight. While all these factors affect a diamond’s appearance, most people don’t mind sacrificing one or two qualities in exchange for a bigger diamond. For instance, some buyers might not mind a diamond that …

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