The Many Industrial Uses of Diamonds

When people think of diamonds, they immediately think of beautiful diamonds that adorn the fingers, necks, arms, and ears of a woman. But diamonds can be used for more than just making beautiful jewelry. Did you know the majority of diamonds discovered aren’t used for jewelry? That’s right 90% of mined diamonds are used for industrial purposes.  When you look …

The Pros & Cons of Purchasing a Diamond Online

Online shopping has taken the world by storm. With a click of our mouse, we can purchase anything from books to electronics to groceries to diamond jewelry and much more. All without leaving the comfort of our homes. So for people who don’t have the time to go out shopping or suffer from agoraphobia, online shopping is a great alternative. …

The Journey of a Diamond: From the Mines to Your Finger

When my father proposed to my mother, he did it in the middle of the jewelry store. He got down on one knee and was so nervous he asked her “Will you be my woof?” instead of “Will you be my wife?” My mother, being her sarcastic self asked: “Should I bark once or twice for yes?” And then, after …

A Brief History on Blood Diamonds

Diamonds are treasured gems that hold significance to different people for different reasons. For the newly engaged couple, diamonds signify their love and commitment to one another, and are the promise of a new beginning together. However, for the person mining diamonds in their country, that diamond is seen as the opportunity to have money for food, medicine and maybe …

How Much Should You Spend on an Engagement Ring?

Money is one of the biggest things we stress over. With everything we need to pay for (e.g. mortgage, car payments, food, etc), thinking about adding another expense might seem overwhelming. And the reality is that buying an engagement ring is a big monetary commitment. But it doesn’t need to be a commitment that breaks the bank. With all major …