Monthly Archives: April 2016

Guide to Buying Gemstone Jewelry

How Gemstones Are Graded While gemstones have similar quality factors as diamonds (cut, clarity, color and cut), they are valued differently for gemstones. For example, color is by far the most important C for colored gemstones, whereas cut is usually considered the most important C for diamonds. Gemstone Color Most colored gemstones derive their beauty from their color – purples, blues, greens, yellows, oranges, reds. Three factors relate to .

Caring for Your Diamond

Diamonds may be the hardest substance known to man, but they still can be damaged, abraded or scratched. Use the following guidelines to ensure your diamond jewelry retains its beauty for years to come: Don’t jumble your diamond jewelry with other pieces, because diamonds can scratch other jewelry and each other. Keep your diamond jewelry in a fabric-lined jewel case or in a box with compartments or dividers. Don’t .