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GIA Diamond Grading Reports: Understanding the Diamond Clarity Plotting Diagram

You probably already know about the importance of a diamond’s 4Cs (color, clarity, cut, carat weight) in defining diamond quality and ultimately determining its value. You may also know that a diamond grading report from an independent grading laboratory like GIA is your best way to be sure that your getting an unbiased assessment of your diamond’s quality. But in addition to the 4Cs, a diamond grading report also contains a wealth of information that tells a deeper story about your diamond.


Mother’s Day Jewelry: Birthstones, Lockets, and Charms For Mom

While you may not have the chance to say ‘thank you’ or ‘I love you’ to mom every day, Mother’s Day gives the perfect opportunity to show your gratitude. We’ve gathered inspiration for thoughtful gift giving she’ll fall in love with.


Jewelry Fit for A Princess (or Prince)

With the birth of Charlotte Elizabeth Diana, proud parents Prince William and Kate Middleton, and the royal house of Windsor celebrate a beautiful new addition to the royal family.  As we congratulate them and welcome Her Royal Highness Princess Charlotte of Cambridge to the world, many of us just might be fantasizing what it would be like to be a royal. Luckily, jewelry has a special power to turn even the homeliest frog among us into a prince or princess.  And so we searched for some special jewelry pieces that can help you or your beloved feel like a royal – not just for a day, but for a lifetime.  Enjoy!


Famous Birthstones: Emerald – The Crown of the Andes

Emerald, widely regarded as the definition of green for hundreds of years, is the perfect color for spring. From the poetic description of Ireland as “the Emerald Isle” to the vibrant green of the famed gemstone itself—the May birthstone emerald has captured hearts and minds through the ages.


Gemstones: Natural Treasures to Celebrate Earth Day

Happy Earth Day!  How grateful we are to the Earth for the basic elements that sustain our lives and the natural beauty that makes life worth living.  Among Mother Earth’s many wondrous gifts are rare rocks and gem crystals  – treasures that form deep beneath her surface. When fashioned and polished, they become the strikingly beautiful gemstones that have captivated mankind for millennia. Gemstones in their rough, unpolished form have an intrinsic beauty of their own, hinting at the potential of what they can become.

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