TOP 20 DIAMOND BUYING TIPS

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TOP 20 DIAMOND BUYING TIPS 1)  Buy just below whole carats (0.91ct, 1.9ct, etc.) and save hundreds or thousands of dollars. 2) Princess, Cushion, Oval, Emerald (and other fancy) shapes are generally less expensive than a Round cut diamond with the same carat weight. 3) To save money on an engagement ring, try a Mosaic setting. 4) To maximize your budget, consider an ‘Eye-Clean’ diamond (VS2 or higher), in which inclusions are invisible to the naked eye. 5) If your budget is more suited for a smaller diamond, get a Halo setting (small diamonds around the center stone).  Halo setting is a great way to make the center stone appear larger. 6) A well cut diamond can make the diamond appear larger. 7) Even if a diamond has the highest color or clarity grade, it will appear dull if the cut is poor. 8) Consider setting diamonds with a color […]

How To Choose The Best Engagement Ring On A Low Budget

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Here are some of the tips that will help you buy a diamond ring at the best price and make your diamond buying process a bit smoother: · Fix your budget · Make sure you are buying a certified diamond · A well cut diamond will actually make the diamond look larger · Buy from a reputed and renowned diamond selling website. The reason for this is that reputed website like Diamond Hedge sell high quality diamonds at the best price · To buy at the best price, make sure to compare the diamond with other companies · Buy online as online sites often provide deals and discounts to their customers · Choose your metal (white gold, yellow gold, rose gold, platinum) and ring setting carefully. Choosing white gold over platinum will save your money and give the same shiny look. Hope this helps!

Is Diamond The Hardest Mineral?

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Diamond is the hardest element formed, due to high temperature and pressure for billions of years. Diamonds are ranked as a number 10 on the Moh’s scale. The hardness of a diamond is mainly due to the molecular structure of the diamond. Every pure diamond is formed up of only carbon atoms which are strongly bonded to each other through strong covalent bonds. Four carbon atoms are bonded to each other in a tetrahedral form in which one of the atoms shares the electron. Pure natural diamonds are so hard that it can only be cut or scratched by other diamond. While diamond cutting, a diamond saw is used to cut the diamond because no other element can cut the diamond. Visit Diamond Hedge and know about various aspects of a diamond such as cut, color, clarity, carat and buy diamonds at the lowest price.

Colored Diamonds

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Diamonds are found in the earth’s crust in different colors including yellow, blue, orange, green, red, violet and many more. Chemically pure diamonds are pure white in color. There are two reasons why diamonds are found in various colors: 1. Presence of any impurities in the diamond. 2. Structural defects in the diamond. The yellow color of the diamond is due to the presence of nitrogen atoms. The extent of the yellow hue in the diamonds depends upon the number of nitrogen atoms. The cause for each color is different, green diamonds get their color due to radiation.  Yellow diamonds get their color due to the existence of nitrogen molecules, which absorb blue light. This impurity is also what gives orange diamonds their color. The presence of any impurity leads to the formation of colored diamond. Impurities refer to any other element other than carbon atoms. Different colors are due to the […]

Where’s the best place to buy loose diamonds?

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The first thing to understand is that if you are about to buy loose diamonds, do some research about the source of the diamond. Make sure that the diamond store or site is popular and trustworthy. Also make sure you are buying a certified diamond. Certified diamonds are tested and quality checked by an expert gemologist in the laboratory to assure the consumer gets a quality diamond. One of the best places to buy diamonds at the lowest price is from online jewelry companies.  Online platforms provide high-quality diamonds at most competitive prices. One of the most renowned and trustable online sites to buy quality loose diamonds is Diamond Hedge. Diamond Hedge is the only company in the world using Augmented Reality Technology allowing consumers to try on diamond rings on their hands and then compare them from over 1 million diamonds from all the leading diamond companies of the […]

How can I buy a diamond engagement ring and not get ripped off?

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If you want to buy a diamond ring and not get ripped off, buy from a popular and trusted jeweler or online store.  Make sure they offer GIA certified diamonds and have at least a 30 day return policy.  Also, diamonds now have a Laser Inscription inside the diamond.  This number should match the number on the GIA certificate. This is another way to insure you are getting a quality diamond engagement ring. If they don’t offer these options, be careful and ask questions. Every respected jeweler or online store value customer’s satisfaction and provides high-quality rings. For buying loose diamonds and high-quality platinum rings, rose gold rings, yellow gold, and white gold rings, get in touch with Diamond Hedge. The world’s first diamond company using Augmented Reality Technology to allow consumers to compare over 1 million diamonds in one place.

Why Are Diamonds Expensive?

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People say diamonds are a girls best friend.  But they are only rocks with carbon atoms that were exposed to high temperature and pressure for billions of years.  And ultimately these carbon atoms were turned into what we call diamonds. A diamond is the hardest material on the earth and the most expensive gemstone as well. Diamonds are not rare but high-quality diamonds that can be used in the jewelry are rare. Most of the diamonds found from the earth are not even a passable size and quality, and are used for industrial purposes. So coming up with diamonds with an acceptable carat weight, color and clarity are hard to find. After all the hard work of digging for diamonds from the earth’s crust, it’s time to convert the rough stone into a shiny and elegant diamond. Diamond cutting is the process that requires modern technology, equipment, and expert hands.  Once the […]

Diamond Facts

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1. Diamonds are formed of one element (i.e. carbon). Presence of any other element will affect it’s color and clarity. 2. Diamonds are formed deep inside the earth at 6,420 degrees. 3. Diamonds are the hardest natural material, and are ranking at number 10 in Mohs scale of hardness. 4. Diamonds are formed and found in a rainbow of colors depending upon its chemical composition. 5. The beautiful diamonds you have in your rings were actually dull and rough stones. Rough stones found from earth undergoes cutting and polishing which turns the rough stone into shiny and elegant diamond. 6. Cut, color, clarity and carat weight are the most defining characteristics of the diamonds which affects the appearance, elegance and overall cost of the diamond. 7. Diamonds have high refractive index and are poor conductors of electricity.   Diamond Hedge allows people to compare diamonds over 1 million diamonds from all […]

History of Diamonds

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Diamond name is derived from the Greek word “adamas”, which translates to “unconquerable.” What is a diamond? There are many views about diamonds. Most people think of a diamond as a beautiful gemstone used to make beautiful jewelry. We explain what your diamond really is? Technically Diamond is an allotrope, or a form, of the element carbon (a diamond is actually carbon in its most concentrated form). Within a diamond, the carbon atoms are arranged in a variation of the face-centered cubic crystal structure called a diamond lattice. This arrangement of carbon atoms essentially means that the diamond expands outward at the same rate in all directions during its initial growth.                                                         Diamond is the most concentrated form of pure carbon in the […]

Your Salary vs World’s Most Expensive Diamonds

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We have all seen pictures of the enormous diamond engagement and wedding rings that top celebrity superstars like Beyoncé and Jennifer Lopez have been photographed wearing, but how much do these diamond rings cost and can you ever afford one, and if so how long would it take for you to save up to buy a diamond ring like that? According to the US Census, the median household income is $51,017. Using this average salary, this is how long it would take the average American to buy one of the world’s top ten most expensive diamonds, assuming that one’s entire income would go towards saving up for a ring!   Allnatt Diamond. The Allnatt Diamond estimated worth is $3 million, and would take the average American almost 59 years to buy this diamond. The Allnatt Diamond is named after Major Alfred Ernest Allnatt, a previous owner of the diamond. The […]