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 Buy an Diamond Ring Online

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Buying Diamond Rings online is the popular way of shopping these days. People tend to buy online because of various advantages and convenience. Here are some of the best ways to order a Diamond Ring Online: The first thing you need to do if you are buying online is to do some research on the best places or online stores to buy a diamond ring. Make sure that the source is popular and renowned. Have an idea of your budget and the type of diamond, setting, and metal you want for your diamond ring. Certified or Graded Diamonds should be the preference because graded diamonds have undergone a quality assurance test by an expert gemologist with respect to all the characteristics of the diamond affecting the quality. Compare the diamond with other retail diamond companies before buying. This way you will get the best price for the diamond ring. Some […]

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!

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 […]

5 Ways To Save Money On An Engagement Ring

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Princess. Marquise. Round brilliant. Cushion. It’s no mystery that diamonds come in a variety of shapes and sizes. The question is, which one is right for your budget? True love doesn’t come with a price tag, of course, but a romantic proposal doesn’t necessarily have to break the bank. With young workers today earning 5.5 percent less (after adjusting for inflation) than they did four decades ago, according to U.S. Census data, the adage of spending two months’ salary on an engagement ring may not be an option for everyone. Couples are finding new ways to save money on rings, whether by careful stone selection or doing away with a diamond altogether. “Millennials are making getting engaged all their own,” says Brooke Brinkman, VP of marketing and communications at Simon G. Jewelry, a luxury jewelry brand that specializes in engagement and wedding rings. “While traditional engagement rings still make an […]

TOP 10 – HOW TO PROPOSE TO YOUR GIRLFRIEND

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So you are about to pop the question. Now, how are you going to do it? She’s only going to tell her mother, father, sisters, brothers, cousins, all of her friends, all the people on her Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram accounts, and anyone that she comes across…but no big deal. You got this!   Here are the top 10 ways to propose to your girlfriend. 1) If you want to have a proposal story everyone is going to talk about for years. Fly her out to Santorini, and propose to her on a cliff overlooking the Mediterranean Sea during the sunset. She will melt and tell everyone and their mother (literally).   2) If you want to stay more local, choose her favorite place – a place that has significance for the both of you. Once you guys get there, ask someone to take a picture you to together, but instead of […]

How Do I Know What Diamond Shape To Pick for an Engagement Ring?

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Congratulations, you are ready to make the most important commitment of your life, marriage! You found the woman of your dreams, but how do you find the diamond engagement ring of her dreams? If you are looking to surprise your future fiancé, but have no idea what type of engagement ring she would like, here is some advice on how to figure out her style, without letting her know what you are up to. 1) Research. If you are a novice at buying diamond jewelry, start doing your research now. Understand the different types of diamond shapes and be comfortable enough to see a diamond and know its shape. A good resource to use is diamondhedge.com. This diamond price comparison site provides a useful tutorial on the 4 “Cs” of diamonds, shape, clarity, carat, and color. It’s also a great resource to find the best price once you narrow down […]