Anniversary Gemstone Gift List – The First Decade Together

Congratulations!  You’ve made it to yet another anniversary with your beloved spouse.  Now let’s get down to what’s truly important, what people really care about: the gifts.  Each year that a couple can claim as part of a life lived together has a specific designation for presents.  Most people are familiar with the big ones … Continue reading Anniversary Gemstone Gift List – The First Decade Together

What to Do with Your Ex’s Stuff

As you clean out the garage one day, you come face to face with a large cardboard box.  Hastily written on the side in marker is “THEIR JUNK.”  You’re then faced with the ultimate dilemma: keep, return or throw into the river and watch it float out of your life for once and all.  What’s … Continue reading What to Do with Your Ex’s Stuff

Help! I’ve Inherited a Family Heirloom – but I Need Cash!

So you were handed down a beautiful diamond engagement ring that originally crossed the Atlantic with your great grandfather on a freight ship at the turn of the 20th century.  Or maybe your zany aunt just gave you a big diamond ring for graduating an online course in  3-D computer animation.  It doesn’t matter.  The … Continue reading Help! I’ve Inherited a Family Heirloom – but I Need Cash!

How Carat Weight Affects Diamond Price

  Sometimes life just isn’t fair.  This applies to relationship savviness, athletic prowess, work place politics and…diamonds. The primary properties which dictate a diamond’s worth are slightly subjective.  One gemologist may categorize a diamond’s clarity as VS-1 (very slightly included 1) and another may say that same diamond is VS-2.  This seemingly small discrepancy in … Continue reading How Carat Weight Affects Diamond Price

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month !

DiAMOND LiGHTHOUSE cares and you should too! Learn More about Breast Cancer Prevention Get involved with a Fundraiser DONATE to the National Breast Cancer Foundation http://www.diamondlighthouse.com