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Holiday Jewelry Guide

The holiday season is upon us, and the shopping has already begun. If you want to buy jewelry for gifting your loved ones, we are here to help! We’ve put…

Comprehensive Guide to Rough Diamonds

Diamonds, revered for their radiant beauty and status as symbols of love and prestige, undergo an incredible transformation from their natural state to the polished gems we cherish. Before they…

Old Mine Cut Diamonds

When envisioning a vintage engagement ring that embodies ‘old world charm,’ the old mine cut diamond stands out. These diamonds date back to the early years of diamond jewelry when each…

September Birthstone: Sapphire

Sapphire is the birthstone for September, celebrated for its beauty and symbolic meanings. This gemstone embodies elegance, sophistication, and enduring charm. Whether you’re honoring a September birthday or simply admiring…

Top Stackable Wedding Bands

A wedding ring is one of the most significant pieces of jewelry you will ever wear, symbolizing a lifelong commitment and love. If you’re like most couples, you’ve probably started exploring…

Top 6 Diamond Alternatives

When it comes to engagement rings, diamonds have long been the go-to choice. Their unique brilliance and durability make them a symbol of everlasting love. However, the world of gemstones…

Diamond Necklaces vs. Pendants

Jewelry captivates hearts across the globe, shimmering as a beacon of luxury and style. Among these treasures, diamond necklaces and pendants hold a special quality, though they are often mistakenly…

A Guide to Diamond Proportions

Have you ever wondered what makes some diamonds sparkle more brilliantly than others? It’s not just about size or clarity, but something often overlooked yet crucial—proportions. This guide aims to…

Which Diamond Cut Has the Most Sparkle?

How well a diamond is cut influences its overall look and sparkle. When selecting a diamond, especially for a jewelry piece as significant as an engagement ring, the brilliance—or sparkle—is…

Understanding Diamond Depth and Table

When it comes to evaluating a diamond’s quality, most people focus on the 4Cs: carat, color, clarity, and cut. Among these, the cut is often considered the most crucial because…

How to Use a Jewelry Loupe?

Whether you’re a budding gemologist or just curious about the finer details of your jewelry collection, learning how to use a jewelry loupe can significantly enhance your appreciation of gemstones.…

Yellow Gold vs White Gold

When discussing gold, the image of its classic warm and sunny hue often comes to mind. However, there is more than one color variation of this precious metal: white gold.…

White Gold vs Platinum

Engagement rings, wedding bands, and other jewelry pieces serve not only as symbols of love and commitment but also as timeless expressions of personal style. When selecting a metal for…

Best Engagement Ring Brands

Choosing an engagement ring is a significant milestone in one’s life journey, and finding the perfect brand can make this experience even more memorable. Some brands stand out among the…

How Much Should You Spend On An Engagement Ring?

When it comes to purchasing an engagement ring, the question of how much to spend has long been a topic of debate. Traditionally, the two-to-three-month salary rule has been ingrained…

Engagement Rings Versus Wedding Rings

Rings symbolize the eternal bond of marriage and have adorned the fingers of married couples for centuries, echoing a tradition steeped in history and romance. However, in today’s society, distinguishing…

Engagement Ring Insurance

An engagement ring is not just a piece of jewelry; it’s a symbol of commitment and love. However, accidents happen, and losing or damaging such a valuable item can be…

Ben Bridge Jeweler Review

In the world of jewelry, Ben Bridge Jeweler stands out as a renowned name synonymous with elegance, quality, and exceptional service. With a legacy spanning over a century, Ben Bridge…

Buying Guide IconDiscover our “secret recipe” to finding the largest, sparkliest diamond for your budget.

Diamond Prices IconSee real-time averages, calculated from over a half-million diamonds listed on PriceScope.

Diamond Carat Weight IconLearn how to reject diamonds that look smaller than they are.

Diamond Color IconDifferentiate color better by understanding the color-grading process.

Diamond Clarity IconWhat’s “eye clean”? Find the PriceScope definition here.

Diamond Cut IconWhat makes diamonds sparkle? If you only have 15 minutes to spare, this is where to spend it.

Diamond Performance IconCraftmanship and light performance are key – find out why.

Diamond Shapes IconNot sure what shape is for you? Learn all about diamond shapes here.

Diamond Certification IconFind out what diamond certification from one of these top-tier laboratories entails.

Ring Setting Anatomy IconBridge. Gallery. Shank. Learn the language of settings.

Engagement ring style iconSee examples of styles: Halo, Pave, Solitaire, and more.

Engagement ring v.s. Wedding ringsOne ring or two? Determine what’s right for you.

Average engagement ring costLearn national and regional averages and ways to save.

Mens engagement rings iconDon’t worry – we didn’t forget about you.

White gold v.s. Platinum iconAn overview of the most popular alloys used for settings.

Engagement ring insuranceWhat’s the most affordable? What’s the most practical?

Does your diamond have fluorescence? Learn what that means.

See how diamonds measure up to PriceScope standards.

Everything you need to know about Lab-Grown Diamonds.

What’s the rule… three months’ salary? Or something else?

Did you know that the 4Cs started as 3Cs?

What is moissanite? How is it different?

How to tell if a diamond is real or fake – What actually works!

A Guide to buying loose diamonds.

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