Can You Make a Profit Investing in Fine Jewelry?
Which of these are investment grade diamonds?

Can You Make a Profit Investing in Fine Jewelry?

Buying fine jewelry feels like a substantial investment no matter the piece. While you certainly CAN make a profit investing in fine jewelry, the question is SHOULD you? Is the most important thing that it increase in value, be a gift for that special someone, or both? Traditionally an investment is something you purchase only…

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Lab-Grown Diamonds vs. Natural Diamonds…Weird Science?
A diamond in the rough

Lab-Grown Diamonds vs. Natural Diamonds…Weird Science?

When folks hear the term "lab-grown diamonds," their reactions range from wrinkling their noses in distaste to genuine interest. Before we dive into talking about lab-grown diamonds, let's spend some time understanding the difference between the two. What are "Mother Earth" Diamonds? In our store, we refer to naturally created or mined diamonds as "Mother…

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Colored Gemstone Engagement Rings – A Buyers Guide
Colored Gemstones Make Beautiful Engagement Rings

Colored Gemstone Engagement Rings – A Buyers Guide

Colored gemstone engagement rings are very much in style, decorating the fingers of today's royals and style-makers. These rings revive a trend that began over 200 years ago. In 1796, Napoleon Bonaparte gave his love Joséphine, future empress, a diamond and sapphire Toi et Moi ("you and me") ring for their engagement. The Toi et…

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