Gemstone Care Tips
by Theresa

Are Super Ideal Cut Diamonds Worth It?

Are Super Ideal Cut Diamonds Worth It?

Behind every diamond's intense sparkle, precise artistry and craftsmanship must be involved to provide proper proportions, symmetry, and polish. Meanwhile, the diamond industry has various terminologies used in describing different types of diamond cuts.  Whether you...

What Is Diamond Brilliance?

What Is Diamond Brilliance?

The term, diamond brilliance, is often used to refer to the sparkle or light that a diamond displays. Brilliance is just one of the three aspects, in which affect a diamond's sparkle. Along with the gemology terms of fire and scintillation, diamond brilliance affects...

What Is A Diamond Simulant?

What Is A Diamond Simulant?

Diamonds have for countless centuries enchanted, captivated and almost hypnotized man (and woman) like no other gemstone. With time, however, whether because of cleverness or craftiness, jewelers figured that some rocks and artificial materials could be made and...

What Gemstone Represents Strength?

What Gemstone Represents Strength?

Whether you're gearing up for some spiritual warfare or want to avoid some bad energy in the office, your choice in jewelry says a lot. And sometimes we need a power piece — a big gemstone that screams "strength!" And no stone does that better than a magnificent...

What Is The Largest Diamond In The World?

What Is The Largest Diamond In The World?

According to The History Channel, the largest raw diamond ever found was a 3,106-carat monster called "the Cullinan." It was a light brown stone discovered 18 feet underground at the Premier mine in South Africa in 1905. Both the size of this diamond and its future...

What Is The Most Expensive Diamond Cut?

What Is The Most Expensive Diamond Cut?

The "cut" of a diamond is its finished shape. Most diamond buyers will say that a round brilliant cut is the most expensive, and that's usually the case. A round brilliant cut consists of 58 perfect facets that reflect light to our eyes. This cut — done well — makes a...