Archive for October, 2019

What Is a European Cut Diamond?

Most people have heard about the “4 Cs” of diamond quality: color, cut, clarity and carat. These important characteristics help determine the value of a diamond before purchasing or selling a piece of jewelry or even a loose stone. However, unless you’re in the...

Do Diamonds Yellow With Age?

Thanks to nature of fine jewelry, discoloration is a common issue. For example, white gold needs to be occasionally re-plated to maintain its bright white finish. Silver and gold, on the other hand, can change color due to environmental and chemical reactions. But...

How to Read Your Diamond Certificate

A Diamond Certificate is the official grading report of a diamond. This document lists the stone’s most important details, including the diamond’s cut and color grade. However, if you’re new to the sparkling world of diamonds, you might wonder what all this...

Gold vs. Platinum: Which Is Better?

Gold vs. Platinum: Which Is Better? When it comes to precious metal, many people know that gold and platinum are rare, expensive, and beautiful. But what’s the difference? And is one superior to the other? If you’re new to Selling Precious Metals — or if you already...