Insider Information on Diamond Certificates

Insider Information on Diamond Certificates

Diamond certificates, otherwise known as ‘grading reports’, are a mostly verifiable record of the stone characteristics in your most valuable pieces of jewelry. Not only do they ensure that the price you purchase the diamond is worth the price tag, they are also essential when trying to sell jewelry or get insurance to protect the piece for a certain amount.

While there are several credible geological labs that can help you catalog and assess your diamond jewelry, we generally recommend diamonds be certified by the GIA or AGS. Here’s an inside look at these two labs and how they assess your valuables. (more…)

Popular Engagement Ring Trends for Winter 2015

Popular Engagement Ring Trends for Winter 2015

More than love-laden Valentine’s Day, Christmas Eve is the most overwhelmingly popular time of year for couples to get engaged.

Whether you’re a hopeful bride to be scoping out rings, or a doting soon-to-be-husband looking for the perfect start to your ‘I do’, check out these trending 2015 engagement ring types that are as unique and beautiful as your love. (more…)