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Russian Diamond Embargo

I am very fortunate. I live in a great city; have all the comforts I want and have been in a great industry for just over 40 years. Lately, people that come into my store tell me how crazy the world has become. In a world where any and every subject creates a polarity of...

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Men’s Guide to Buying a Wedding Band

Men’s Guide to Buying a Wedding Band

OK guys you decided to ask her to marry you. You went out and did all the “stuff” to get her an engagement ring…she said yes, and now guess what? You aren’t finished. You have to get bands…yes that means one for you too. Yup, you kinda have to. Most women do not like the...

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Are Lab Created Diamonds Good?

I don’t want to belittle man made, artisan created or lab created diamonds (LCDs). What I would like to offer is a quick overview of these diamonds. First, LCDs are the same as natural diamonds in chemical composition. Do they look the same? Sort of! When I say that I mean if I happen to...

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Why are my small side diamonds falling out?

Why are my small side diamonds falling out?

“You know what they say about small diamonds? Small tips!” Today’s bride looking for ever thinner rings set with diamonds has created a demand for new looks. Diamonds less than 1mm in diameter are being set in micro-claw settings. Not only are the diamonds small but the gold holding these diamonds onto the ring is...

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