Brightness, Fire and Scintillation of diamonds

Diamonds
Today we’re going to discuss brightness, fire, and scintillation. What’s the difference? Which one’s more important? They all sound so similar, don’t they? Well, each...

Why are Diamonds measured in “Carats”?

Diamonds
When people think of Diamonds, they refer to their weight in “Carats.” Why? Because carats are a very accurate metric measurement and have an...

What is cut grade, and is “Ideal” important?

Cut Grade
Many online and local brick-and-mortar jewelry retailers have their perspective on the “most important” 4C. While doing your due diligence researching the world of...

What are Diamond Types?

Diamond Types
You may have heard of terms Type Ia or Type IIa when referencing diamonds. What do they mean? Without getting overly technical, the nitrogen...

Craftsmanship in Diamonds: Polish & Symmetry

Diamond
A diamond's appearance is unlike any other gemstone. Many simulants try to replicate the 4 C’s of diamonds, including brightness, fire, and scintillation. The...

Brief History on Lab-Grown Diamonds

Lab-grown diamonds
If you’ve been following our blog posts, then you’d agree that diamonds are amazing. To be able to wear them as jewelry to signify...

Diamond to Ore Ratio

Diamond Ore
Ratios are a great way to reduce large numbers into terms easier to understand. While certainly not a romantic equation, it’s likely you’ve never...

Seven Common Myths About Diamonds

Diamonds
#1: DIAMONDS TAKE BILLIONS OF YEARS TO FORM Diamonds do not take "billions of years to form or crystallize" in the earth and nothing scientific...

How are Laboratory grown diamonds made?

Lab-grown diamonds
The ability to grow diamonds by mankind is an amazing feat, leaving many to wonder about the process or processes behind it. An inorganic...

What exactly are Laboratory grown diamonds?

Laboratory grown diamonds
First and foremost, without the mined diamond industry, there would be no Lab-grown diamond industry. With varying opinions from industry experts, jewelers, and consumers,...

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China to take the pie of rapidly growing Lab-grown diamond sector?

While there is a slowdown being witnessed in the mined diamond sector, Lab-grown diamonds are taking the market by storm. With major unprecedented developments...