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What To Do With Inherited Jewelry

Inheriting jewelry can be a truly special experience. Not only does it hold meaning and emotion, but each piece tells a story too. There’s also something magical about passing an item from one generation to the next. But sometimes, the journey of an heirloom must come...

Pear-Cut Diamonds: What to Know

When it comes to pear-cut diamonds, symmetry is the operative word. This beautiful, uniquely shaped diamond depends on its perfect symmetry to create the most brilliance. Also called a teardrop diamond, pear-cut stones combine round and marquise shapes to form a...

ROLEX WATCHES

OVER A CENTURY OF INNOVATION, EXCELLENCE, AND PRESTIGE Nowhere in the world does the iconic five-spiked crown go unrecognized.  Since 1926, when Rolex introduced the world’s first waterproof and dustproof wristwatch—the Oyster—the company has established a reputation...

The Diamond Color Scale: What Is It?

As a highly respected organization, the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) is the universal leader of the diamond industry. Not only does the GIA offer the most trusted gemological educational program, but it also established the industry standards for diamond...

What Is a Loose Diamond?

You may be wondering if a loose diamond is more valuable than a diamond you buy mounted to a ring or another piece of jewelry. How do you know the quality of a loose diamond and the advantages of buying or selling one?  As jewelers who are certified by the Gemological...