Marvelous Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

May 10th is right around the corner – and you don’t want to miss this one!  Your mother gave you the gift of life, therefore you owe her big time.  Over the years you’ve probably given her an assortment of lovely gifts, but now it’s time to really up your game.  When it comes to … Continue reading Marvelous Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

The Truth about Credit Card Debt in the United States

As of January 2015, Americans are $882.9 billion in the hole, a 3.3% increase from the previous year. Yet people are more reluctant to talk about credit card debt than ever, preferring normally taboo topics like politics, salary, love, and religion over credit card debt, according to a poll by CreditCard.com. The average credit card holder … Continue reading The Truth about Credit Card Debt in the United States

A Diamond’s Journey from the Mine to a Finger

The story of your diamond (or that diamond you were eyeing online a minute ago) began 3.3 billion years ago and 100 miles below the Earth. That’s right, your diamond is older—like, way, way older—than the T. Rex. In addition to being beautiful, it’s ancient. The process of its journey to its current state of … Continue reading A Diamond’s Journey from the Mine to a Finger

Diamond Myths Around the Globe

All gemstones contain some form of lore or mythology.  Rubies have long been believed to bring their owners wealth (…not including the actual rubies themselves).  Sapphires were used when consulting with oracles, as they aided in letting the audience better understand the enigmatic messages emanating from these garbled prognosticators.  Emeralds, with their regal green color, … Continue reading Diamond Myths Around the Globe