Tag Archives: Carat (mass)

So you have decided to take the plunge and ask your women to be yours forever, congratulations we will start planning your funeral. Just Joking!!! Congratulations are definitely in order. If you already have the engagement ring picked out, then you are already ahead of the game. But for those of you who have no clue whether to buy her diamond ring in store or online, we have got the scoop. Although shopping online does save time and effort, are you really able to trust those web-stars out there with your engagement ring. Both options of in store shopping and Read More →

Huge 232-Carat ‘Exceptional’ Diamond Mined in South Africa This is the year for diamonds. Recently, one of the most gorgeous pinkish-purple sparklers was discovered and getting ready for auction in October. A 3+ carat cushion cut stone that is said to rack in over $4 million dollars. Now, there is a new diamond coming in hot, a 232-carat rough diamond that gemologists are referring to as “exceptional”. This stone was mined at one of the most famous locations in South Africa, Cullinan. If you haven’t heard of Cullinan you may have been hiding under a large rock, no pun intended. Read More →

What is so Special About GIA Certification? So you are in the market for an engagement ring, but you don’t really understand what GIA is, means, or why you should even trust it. GIA is actually the number one trusted institute for diamond grading world-wide. There are extreme measures that go in to deciding the color, clarity, cut, and carat weight of your diamond. Most jewelers pride themselves on having GIA certified stones because it does make the value rise.  GIA mentions in a short video on their website GIA.edu that they have come up with 4 attributes that can grade Read More →

The Inside Scoop on Ciara’s 15-Carat Engagement Ring Its old news by now that “Body Party” singer Ciara, 28 just got engaged to singer boyfriend Future. We have the inside scoop on this gorgeous ring Future proposed with and we must say the man has taste! Birthday proposals are definitely trending this year, Kim Kardashian was proposed to by her boyfriend, Kanye West on her birthday and now Ciara has joined the club! The ring was designed by Avianne & Co. in New York City. “It took a little over a month, 45 days in total to create the ring from start Read More →

Now that you’ve decided you want to ask the love of your life to marry you, it’s time for the next big step: the ring! Before you go and buy the shiniest ring in the display case, though, it’s important to know exactly how to shop for the best diamond. No worries, we’re here to give  you a lesson in the 4 Cs to make sure you know when you’ve found the perfect ring for your bride-to-be. A Lesson in the 4 Cs of Diamonds Cut: This describes the finish, proportion and polish of the diamond. The cut will determine Read More →

Choosing a Diamond: A Step-by-Step Process for Dummies The time has come for you to purchase the ring that your future wife will be wearing as long as you both shall live. However, if you don’t know much about diamonds, it’s important that you do your research and learn all that you can. You need to familiarize yourself with what determines the cost of a diamond, The four C’s: Cut, Clarity, Color, and Carat. Click to see a chart of all cuts. CUT – When cut correctly, the diamond reflects light from one facet to another, then distributes through to the Read More →