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...

Why Lab-Grown Diamonds are also Forever

Lab-grown Diamond
Diamonds are the number one gemstone choice for engagement rings, wedding bands, and the centerpiece of many famous jewelry pieces.   Ever wonder why “diamonds are...

Chow Tai Fook joins De Beers’ Tracr

Tracr
In a previous article, we discussed the De Beer’s new blockchain programme aimed at providing clarity to a diamond’s journey, and ensuring its ethical...

A Call To The Diamond Industry: Be on The Right Side...

Diamond Industry
Young people of marrying age today may not all agree on their politics, but the majority of millennials do share a common view on...

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...

10 Celebrities Who Dazzle In Diamonds

Anne Hathway Diamonds
Celebrities and diamonds always seem to go hand-in-hand, at least if you have a particular eye for the precious stones. Sometimes the connection exists...

Lab-Grown vs. Mined: Is there a difference between them?

Lab-Grown
Thank you “mined diamonds.” Without you, I wouldn’t be writing this blog post today. Similar to how where you’re from influences who you are...

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