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Colors of Diamonds

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When it comes to the 4Cs of diamonds, color, or lack of it, is an especially important characteristic. Diamonds are given letter grades to denote the level of color, starting with the letter D for a flawless, colorless diamond.  Why D, and not C, B, or A? The reason we’ve heard is that when diamonds started being graded for color with this scale, it was decided to start with D, to leave room for the extremely rare possibility that a diamond would be found that was even more flawless than flawless. It hasn’t happened yet!   The color grades of...

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Care of Diamonds

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Diamonds are durable and strong, but should be cared for as though they were fine breakable china or more fragile gems. They can chip or scratch if you’re not careful, and they can get quite dirty with oils from your skin and cosmetics, hair sprays or perfumes.   There are several ways to clean and store your diamonds. You can clean a diamond pretty quickly with a commercial jewelry cleaner that you either dip your jewelry in or soak them in a tub that gives it an ultrasound bath. Cold water and ammonia also work very well to dissolve oils...

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Carats

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Many people equate the term carat with the size of a diamond, and as carat size increases, so will the carat weight. But the operative word there is weight. Carat refers to the weight of a diamond and is equal to roughly 200 milligrams which is less than a ¼ of an ounce. A carat can also be broken up into 100 points. So ¾ of a carat is also 75 points.   The heavier in carat weight a diamond is, the rarer it becomes. Prices of diamond increase exponentially with the weight of the diamond, so a one-carat diamond...

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Diamond Earrings go with everything

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A Diamond is forever, not because of what we have heard from advertising, but because it is the hardest transparent substance that exists.  Diamonds are among the most valuable and expensive precious stones in existence.   Diamond Jewelry enhances a person’s beauty.  Earrings are an important piece of jewelry.  They reveal thoughts of style and elegance.  The wearing of earrings has a long history.  Traditionally, a ring of gold, silver or other durable metal was worn through the earlobe by piercing a hole in the center of the earlobe.  The popularity of earrings in modern society, especially diamond earrings, has increased...

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Men - How to Buy Diamond Jewelry

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The large range of diamond jewelry often makes it very difficult for men to decide what type of jewelry to purchase for their loved ones. Diamonds symbolize love, commitment and friendship, which makes it hard to choose the right piece of jewelry from the large variety of Diamond rings, Diamond earrings, Diamond pendants, Diamond necklaces, Diamond bracelets and of course Loose diamonds- which are always perfect since they can be set in any type of jewelry. We can't choose the perfect diamond jewelry for you but we can help you with 5 easy steps: Step 1- Knowing what she likes:...

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