Rough or Polished: How Do You Take Your Diamonds?

  For many, many generations, diamonds have been inexorably linked to an image of sparkling brilliance.  The shinier the stone, the more elegant, luxurious and opulent one would appear.  Yet a trend has surfaced over the last few years in particular: that of showcasing rough, or unpolished, diamonds in jewelry.  It sounds peculiar at first, … Continue reading Rough or Polished: How Do You Take Your Diamonds?

10 Places to NOT Sell Your Diamond

That lovely cushion cut diamond ring your great aunt left to you has been sitting in it’s velvet case, untouched, for years.  Your engagement ring has lasted several years longer than your actual marriage.  Those gigantic, pendulum-like earrings your adoring husband got you have yet to see the light of day.  Whatever your reason, you … Continue reading 10 Places to NOT Sell Your Diamond

20 Things To Do After Divorce

  Life doesn’t always play out the way we plan.  In fact, it more often than not seems to work the other way around.  After going through a divorce, you will inevitably experience a wide array of emotions, many of which are far from pleasant.  This is all part of the process of moving on. … Continue reading 20 Things To Do After Divorce

Celebrity Diamond Color Favorites

What is the COOLEST diamond color? As far as colors go, clear diamonds have reigned for many centuries, but CLEARLY people in the realm of cool are SO over that. Throughout history, pink diamonds have occasionally made a few famous appearances, including the The Steinmetz Pink and the The Noor-ul-Ain (as you obviously know).  Of course … Continue reading Celebrity Diamond Color Favorites

Hurry Up and Marry Me Already

“Marry in haste and repent at leisure”  What is up with this trend of rushing head first into marriage? Long gone are the days when the “Quickie Vegas Wedding” was universally mocked as being beyond impetuous and just flat out ridiculous.  Now, people seem quite willing to walk down the aisle as nonchalantly as they’d … Continue reading Hurry Up and Marry Me Already