Heart Cut Diamonds 101

Heart Cut Diamonds 101

Lady Gaga sets a lot of strange trends but one trend she brought back that’s more normal and exquisite than others is the heart-shaped diamond. This shape is certainly unique to the taste of few but it is a rare shape that when cut properly, can shine as bright as the person proud to wear it. If you’re considering a heart cut diamond for a diamond engagement ring for your beau, shop with these notes and tips in mind. (more…)

Diamonds: Little Inclusions, Big Impact

Diamonds: Little Inclusions, Big Impact

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You’ve found what seems to be the most flawless diamond, but there are some secrets diamonds keep really well. Their flaws, invisible to the naked eye and only visible under magnification, can potentially affect the integrity of your diamond. Aside from its composition, a flaw affects the diamond’s clarity, meaning it impacts the path of light that is reflected through the diamond and can hinder its beauty. Numerous factors that make up a flaw, including the position, size and number of characteristics, can affect the overall appearance and integrity. Little inclusions can make a big impact, so here are some tips to keep in mind when shopping for a loose diamond for your custom engagement ring. (more…)