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“Your tips are gone!”

You go into a jewellery store to get your ring checked and cleaned and the salesperson says, “your tips are gone.” What does that mean? Did you do something wrong? Often referred to as “tips”, “claws” or “prongs”, these are the small ends of gold on a claw setting that keeps your gemstone or diamond...

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Looking Back

When you have been in business for a while it can be fun to look back. And sometimes not so fun. As I celebrate my 36th year in business this November, I was talking to one of my favorite female clients. I have know her for a long time and known her husband since I...

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Remove your ring, not your finger.

I’m sure all of us have, at one time or another, had that moment of panic when your ring won’t come off. Be it a sparkly little number you tried on in the store, or your every day wedding band, an injury, pregnancy or perhaps few too many salty snacks the night before can cause...

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Hearts on Fire – The world’s most perfectly cut diamond

We often get questions about Hearts On Fire diamonds. What makes them so special? Are they really different from other diamonds? Are they more expensive? Well we are here to answer those questions for you! Are they more expensive than other diamonds? This is probably one of the questions we get asked the most. Let...

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