Diamond and Engagement Ring Articles

February 9, 2016

Jewelry Gifts for Women

This page contains references to diamonds or engagement rings from different companies. Sometimes I do receive a commission when you click on links and buy the products. Buying a piece of jewelry for a special woman can mean being presented with a glittering array of options and not quite knowing which is the perfect choice. Rings, pendants, earrings, bracelets or bangles; there’s something for every occasion and a style for every fantastic woman. If you decide to buy a piece of jewelry because you want propose to the one you love, or you feel you want to show your mom […]
January 29, 2016

Unique opportunity to see famous Arkansas Esperanza Diamond

This page contains references to diamonds or engagement rings from different companies. Sometimes I do receive a commission when you click on links and buy the products. The 8.52 carat Esperanza diamond, found by a visitor to the Crater of Diamonds State Park, is to feature in a nationwide tour to show the public the beauty of the surprising and incredibly valuable find.
January 21, 2016

Diamond Highlights from 2015

This page contains references to diamonds or engagement rings from different companies. Sometimes I do receive a commission when you click on links and buy the products. Diamonds for 2016 are set to be a combination of traditional elegance and the resurgence in popularity of shapes with a long history but which have not been seen in designer collections for a number of years. Let’s look back now then at the fashions of 2015 in the diamond world and as the new year begins, decide which pieces we now own which are set to become timeless classics.
January 12, 2016

Jewelry Trends for 2016

This page contains references to diamonds or engagement rings from different companies. Sometimes I do receive a commission when you click on links and buy the products. The end of 2015 saw the widespread wearing of stackable rings, the rise of rose gold and the growth in use of glittering colored fancy diamonds in celebrity engagement rings. Whilst these trends are carried over into the winter collections for many of the big name designers, new collections for 2016 are set to turn heads in the jewelry industry. Big, bold, colourful and lots of yellow gold are the key to the […]
January 5, 2016

Record price paid for gemstone at auction: $48.4 million for the Blue Moon Diamond

This page contains references to diamonds or engagement rings from different companies. Sometimes I do receive a commission when you click on links and buy the products. It was a much talked about diamond which went to auction at Sotheby’s Geneva on 11 November and the result was just as exciting as the pre-sale tension. The 12.03 carat ‘Blue Moon’ diamond was bought by a Japanese billionaire for an incredible $48.4 million; a new world record for the price paid for a gemstone.
December 18, 2015

Diamonds owned by British royalty

This page contains references to diamonds or engagement rings from different companies. Sometimes I do receive a commission when you click on links and buy the products. Queen Elizabeth II owns one of the most glorious collections of diamonds in the world and certainly perhaps the most famous gemstones of all royal families. Some of the jewelry owned is her own personal collection. but some has been handed down since Queen Victoria stipulated in her will that some pieces would only ever be passed to the next Queen and to be worn only by her. These chosen pieces were subsequently […]
December 10, 2015

Matching an engagement ring to your lifestyle

This page contains references to diamonds or engagement rings from different companies. Sometimes I do receive a commission when you click on links and buy the products. When you’re shopping for an engagement ring, personal choice will obviously be high on the list when looking at the different metals and gemstones. A less obvious consideration though is your lifestyle and how the ring will fit in with this; both when at work and when socializing with friends or relaxing at home.
December 8, 2015

Stacking rings: How to wear them to the best effect

This page contains references to diamonds or engagement rings from different companies. Sometimes I do receive a commission when you click on links and buy the products. Stacking rings is a great way to have a number of pieces of jewelry which can be added to the finger as a way to mark important milestones in life. From graduation through to eternity rings or pieces to mark the birth of a child, many see ring stacking as a snapshot of life told through the story of the bands and gemstones on their hand.
December 1, 2015

Top diamond cuts for 2016

This page contains references to diamonds or engagement rings from different companies. Sometimes I do receive a commission when you click on links and buy the products. As the end of the year approaches and fashion experts look to predict the trends for 2016, one area of attention is always focused on jewelry and in particular the cuts of diamond which will grace future heirloom pieces. The cut of a diamond will determine the overall beauty of the gem and whilst the other three ‘C’s (clarity, color and carat) are just as important, the cut gives the diamond the desired […]
November 25, 2015
Black Diamonds

The beauty of the mysterious black diamond

This page contains references to diamonds or engagement rings from different companies. Sometimes I do receive a commission when you click on links and buy the products. Opulent, desirable and surrounded by an air of chic mystery, black diamonds are less known about than their clear and colorless cousins. Absorbing light to give a deeply intense look, they are prized by both collectors and those who want to wear jewelry with an unusual design. What are black diamonds? Black diamonds are the same as clear ones except for the way they have been formed. The mesmorizing color is created by […]