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Bargain Hunting SI2 Diamonds

Bargain Hunting SI2 Diamonds

When shopping for a diamond, one way you can save a good bit of money is to check out diamonds with lower clarity ratings, ranging from SI1 or SI2 to even I1. However, a problem with this approach is that diamonds at these clarity levels are often not “eye clean”, meaning that inclusions within the diamond could be visible to the naked eye when you examine it. Technically “Eye Clean” means that inclusions should not be visible when the diamond is viewed face-up at a distance of 8-10 inches in natural lighting to a person with 20/20 vision. So when considering diamonds with lower clarity ratings you really need to visually inspect the diamond before you purchase it. Fortunately the higher-quality on…[Description & Reviews]

Princess Cut Diamond Overview

Princess Cut Diamond Overview

Renowned for its stunning brilliance and sparkle, the Princess Cut is a popular choice for diamond engagement rings, wedding rings and other fine jewelry. For those desiring the modern lines of a square cut diamond with the brilliance and sparkle of a round cut, the Princess Cut diamond is a choice you will treasure for a lifetime! Princess Cut Channel Set Engagement Ring more… As a comparatively new type of diamond cut, first created in the 1960s, the Princess cut is often compared with the popular round brilliant. While the round brilliant has a circular face creating a “cone-shaped” form, the Princess cut has a square or rectangular face, with an inverted-pyramid shape that most closely follows the natural crystalline construction of the rough …[Description & Reviews]

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Lulu Frost For J.Crew
Lulu Frost’s most recent collection for J.Crew is filled with gorgeous estate inspired jewels. {pc} [Read entire post]
Geometric Dream SOLD
Geometric Dream Earrings*One of a Kind*14K Gold-filled Lever Back Earrings with Light Aquamarine Swarovski CrystalGold Vermeil CoinsSwarovski Light Turquoise Cube CrystalsSold, and headed to Brooklyn, New York!Thank you! [Read entire post]
Channel Set Engagement Rings
Another popular engagement ring style is the channel setting. With this method of setting diamonds, the stones are placed side by side and are held in place by a metal channel. Similar to the pave setting, the channel setting uses [Read entire post]
#AGTA Announces the  2015 AGTA Spectrum Awards™ Judges
AGTA Announces the 2015 AGTA Spectrum Awards™ Judges”Each year, we strive to seat a unique panel of judges for the AGTA Spectrum Awards™, and we hit the mark this year!” said Douglas K. Hucker, AGTA CEO. “This distinguished group is [Read entire post]
Copy Jamie Chung’s Blush-Colored Look
New York Fashion Week is the place for It girls to see and be seen so of course your fashion game has gotta be on point! Actress Jamie Chung always wins at Fashion Week. She tends to wear a perfect [Read entire post]
Giveaway: an overflowing handful of buttons!
Do you remember the soft wrapped cuff bracelet I made last month from the buttons I received from The Bead and Button Company, UK? Well, they were very generous, much more generous than I will be capable of benefiting from [Read entire post]