Valentine’s Day Gift Buying Advice

There is no shortage of legends around the origins of Valentine's Day. A number of early Christian martyrs were named Valentine and over the years some very romantic stories grew up around them. My favorite is about Saint Valentine of Rome being imprisoned for...

Jewelry Design in 2016, 7 Trends to Watch

Like most everything else in our lives these days, jewelry design trends have become fast changing and increasingly innovative. The influence of social media means trends are changing faster than ever and according to Amanda Gizzi, director of public relations and...

Famous Diamond Jewelry Designers

There are many thousands of jewelry designers across the world and who have lived throughout the centuries, but only a select few have gained global fame and secured a place in history as being a cut above their counterparts. Excellent jewelry design is about quality...

Fancy Colored Diamonds and the Rarity of Them

Diamonds are a girls’ best friend as the song tells us and there can be no doubt about the beauty and desirability of a clear, sparkling diamond. However, the industry is not just about white diamonds. There is a wide hue of naturally occurring colored diamonds on the...

Unusual Ways to Propose

For millions of couples around the word and across the centuries, the tradition of the man on one knee to propose to the love of his life with a sparking ring has been the symbol of the desire to marry. However, there are now many instances of men and women who have...

The History of the Wedding Ring

The often simple band of gold which symbolizes the marriage of 2 people is one of the most important and beautiful parts of a wedding. The idea of a wedding ring though has a long and varied history which has changed and developed over the centuries as well as having...

Diamond Grading System Explained

Any diamond flashing in the sunshine will look the perfect precious stone to many. The facets will bounce the light off the polished finish and not many will realize that every diamond is very different in a number of ways and that every diamond will have been graded...

Caring For Antique Jewelry, Diamonds and Family Heirlooms

Any piece of jewelry which has been passed through the generations will have huge sentimental value and many family memories. There are some pieces which may not have a sizable financial value but are much loved and there are some which are worth a great deal of...

The Importance of Protecting Your Diamonds, Jewelry and Valuables

Taking care of your diamonds and valuable pieces of jewelry is important to ensure they are not damaged, lost or stolen. Whether rings, bracelets or necklaces are worn on a daily basis or a locked away in a safe for security, consideration must be given to the...