Other Phenomena In Diamonds

Other Phenomena In Diamonds

August 29, 2018

There are two types of synthetic diamonds, Chemical Vapor Deposition (CVD) and High Pressure High Temperature (HPHT). Each one of these create a specific type of tell tale sign and the GIA is very good at detecting and classifying diamonds. Synthetic diamonds which are grown by either method differ greatly in their growth patterns from those who are natural and grow inside the earth’s crust. Synthetic diamonds usually exhibit some kind of patter which is obvious and divulges their true origins.

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Qualities of a Diamond, Beyond the Four C’s, Fluorescence and other phenomena.

Qualities of a Diamond, Beyond the Four C’s, Fluorescence and other phenomena.

August 02, 2018

The fluorescent component of a light may be something you never thought about, but if you own a diamond with fluorescence graded and medium to very strong, you may want to explore this. Currently, diamonds which have a fluorescent component of strong or very strong are heavily penalized by the industry as their prices are greatly reduced.

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Qualities of a Diamond, Beyond the Four C’s

Qualities of a Diamond, Beyond the Four C’s

August 01, 2018

The Four C’s are all equally important when defining a diamond in an engagement ring. The carat weight of a diamond is the first factor describing a diamond. Diamonds are priced based on weight. It is important that you realize this and see how a diamond that is .96 carat can be significantly less expensive than a 1.05 carat. This is not just because of the added carat weight but also because the pricing scale jumps up at the one carat increment.

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Choosing side stones for your engagement ring.

Choosing side stones for your engagement ring.

July 30, 2018

You are the most important judge when selecting side stones for your engagement ring as you will be the one wearing it. Do not let yourself be swayed by anyone. Most jewelers will try to sell you what they have in stock. This may be great for them, but at the end of the day you want to be happy with your choice. 

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Choosing a diamond for your engagement ring. Shapes

Choosing a diamond for your engagement ring. Shapes

July 27, 2018

The most important thing when choosing a diamond for your engagement ring is that the choice be yours and that the choice makes you happy. You are going to wear that engagement ring for a very long time so make it something you love.

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Choosing a diamond for your engagement ring.

Choosing a diamond for your engagement ring.

July 26, 2018

The choice of diamond shape is very important. There is round brilliant cut, pear brilliant cut, oval brilliant cut, radiant cut, emerald cut, cushion cut and many more which are either combinations of the previous or unique patented cuts.

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Choosing a metal for your design. Gold

Choosing a metal for your design. Gold

July 25, 2018

There are three main color variations of gold that are in common use in jewelry, Yellow, Rose and White. Unlike platinum, gold is alloyed at many concentrations. The most common gold alloy is 14 karat gold, which is 58.33 percent pure gold and 41.7 percent other metals. Commonly used to alloy with gold are Platinum or Palladium to make white gold, copper and silver to make yellow gold, and copper to make rose gold. A

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Choosing a metal for your design. Platinum

Choosing a metal for your design. Platinum

July 24, 2018

Platinum’s color is a strong factor which must be considered when incorporating it in your design. When platinum is polished it takes on a pale gray color which is very close to white and most people find this very attractive. 

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Sell my engagement ring. Sell my ring. Sell my diamond.

Designing your own engagement ring

July 23, 2018

I have been in the jewelry business since 1995 and during that time I have designed and manufactured many engagement rings. I have used everything from a diamond to a black pearl and have made my client’s desires become crystallized in unique and beautiful designs which adorn a bride to be and represent her individuality and unique beauty.

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