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How to clean your diamond ring?

Now that you have your ring and are wearing it everyday, you might notice your diamond isn’t as sparkly as it was. From the oils on our fingers to just your daily day-to-day(applying lotion, doing the dishes, etc) can leave your diamond looking a little dull. Here’s a few quick tricks to keep that diamond …

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Ring Sizer Instructions

Adjustable ring sizers are super easy to use and reusable! Here’s a step-by-step to find your ring size at home: The ring sizer works like a belt! Simply push the end through the buckle to form a ring shape.  Slip the ring sizer over the finger you’re trying to measure Adjust to a comfortable fit …

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What is Diamond Clarity?

What is diamond clarity and why does it matter? Clarity refers to how many imperfections are present within a diamond. There are two types, internal characteristics called ‘inclusions’ and external characteristics known as ‘blemishes.’ To grade clarity, gemologists use the GIA clarity scale and evaluate each stone under a 10x magnification. One thing to keep …

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What is Cut?

The number one thing we look for in a diamond is how intensely it transmits light and ultimately, it’s sparkle. So when we say diamond cut we don’t mean shape but the craftsmanship of a diamond’s facets and how well it is proportioned to create that sparkle. Cut will give the diamond its true and …

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What is Diamond Carat?

Once you’ve gone through the steps to determine cut, color, and clarity, carat can easily be determined to fit your budget. Many often mistake carat as to what size the diamond will be, however it actually refers to the weight of the stone. 1.00 carat is equal to 200 milligrams. How does carat affect price …

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How are Lab Grown Diamonds created?

Chemical Vapor Deposition(CVD), also known as lab diamonds, was developed in the 1980’sand it all began with a small diamond seed. The seed is placed in a sealed chamber and heatedto around 800 degrees Celsius (that’s ~1472 degrees Fahrenheit!) The chamber is filled with acarbon rich-gas, usually methane and hydrogen, then ionized into plasma using …

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What are Lab-Grown Diamonds? & Are they real diamonds?

Lab-grown or lab-created diamonds are real diamonds, they are made of the same chemicalproperties (mainly carbon.) The difference here is the origin of the diamond. Most diamondwearers prefer to know the story of their diamond. Unfortunately, many naturally mineddiamonds come from conflicted regions and are referred to as “blood diamonds” or “conflictdiamonds.” The region where …

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