The Revival of Rubies

The Revival of Rubies

Rubies are back and they are all ready to reenter the market with all the fanfare. Amidst the hullabaloo of trade ban and other political embargoes, United States had, for some time, stopped importing Burmese rubies. However, that ban was lifted in 2016, and since then, country’s jewelers have resumed obtaining rubies from Burma. Going […]

Diamond Colors and Their Meanings

Diamond Colors and Their Meanings

Ever wondered what the color of your diamond means?Well, turns out, like all other gems, colors in diamonds too are significant in the symbolic sense. The color of the diamond you wear not only bears a meaning independent of the meaning of that specific color, but it also tells some things about yourself. So, let’s […]

A Color Guide to Blue Sapphires

A Color Guide to Blue Sapphires

Sapphire, the birthstone of September is the traditional anniversary gift for 5th, 10th, 23rd and 45th year of marriage. Blue sapphire is the most iconic of all the natural sapphire colors. But, even in blue, sapphires occur in a number of shades. Ideally, a buyer must gain familiarity with the hue, tone and saturation of […]

Matching Wedding Bands with Your Engagement Ring

Matching Wedding Band with Your Engagement Ring

Wedding bands and engagement rings are bought over a period of time where there is a considerable gap between the two purchases. Seldom does someone buy their wedding rings together with the engagement ring. While there should be a healthy pause between two top dollar purchases, it also introduces some complications in terms of finding […]

Cuts That Make Diamonds Sparkle the Most

Cuts That Make Diamonds Sparkle the Most

Although all diamonds sparkle, they don’t all sparkle with similar intensity. The sparkle of a diamond varies on many factors, one of which is cut. The cut of a diamond has a direct bearing on its brilliance. The faceting pattern determines the degree of light reflection which results in the so-called sparkle of the stone. […]

A Simpler Version of Color Grading in Diamonds

A Simpler Version of Color Grading in Diamonds

Color is the second most important aspect and the first thing that catches the eye in a diamond. It has a deciding role in the clarity and scintillation of a diamond. But most buyers, not knowing that, sees it unimportant. As auxiliary as it seems, color too has a direct bearing on the value of […]

Wedding Band Styles for Him

Wedding Band Styles for Him

A common misconception that goes around the buyers’ head is that the collection of men’s wedding rings is scantier than women’s. This, regardless of the seller, is not entirely true. Yes, women’s jewelry are infinite, but men’s range of wedding bands and rings are not so bad itself. In fact, you will be sweetly surprised […]

The Cut to Carat Comparison

The Cut to Carat Comparison

If there is one thing that you should know about carats is that they are never what they seem. Did you know that a cut can make a stone seem smaller or bigger, irrespective of the carat? Yes, a carat of a diamond can appear markedly bigger in a cut whilst looking suspiciously smaller in […]

A Guide to Choosing Wedding Jewelry

A Guide to Choosing Wedding Jewelry

With the invites sent out and the wedding gown bought, the next big thing left is choosing your jewelry. Now this may seem like a minute detail that can be taken care of later, but it is much bigger than that. Your wedding jewelry is that thing that will complete your bridal look, and you […]

Festive Jewelry That Can Make Fine Everyday Accessories

Festive Jewelry That Can Make Fine Everyday Accessories

We all have a collection bought and built specially for the fancy evenings and prestige events where fashion and presentation are paramount. Most people have some of the finest and priciest jewelry set aside for such occasion where you want everything in your attire to be perfect. But did you know that some of these […]