Princess Cut Diamond Rings in Ringgold

5 Tips on What To Look For When Buying Diamonds For Wedding Rings

A wedding, or an engagement in  Ringgold, is one of the most important events in every couple’s life. One of the best ways of making the experience memorable is by choosing the right ring to symbolize the love you have for one another. While most couples would like to get the most beautiful ring they can lay their hands on, budgetary restrictions can be a challenge. However, it is possible to find an ideal ring based on your budget.

For anyone looking for precious diamonds for engagement rings and wedding rings in Ringgold, they should consider going about the process carefully. There are various dealers in the market, some of who may sell you fake diamonds. Here are a few useful tips on what to look for when looking for precious diamonds for engagement or wedding rings.

Consider the Diamond Cut

1. Any expert will tell you that the cut is the most important thing to consider when buying diamonds in Ringgold. The main reason behind this is that the cut usually influences the sparkle. A diamond may be clear and feature a high quality color grade, but if the cut is poor, it may still appear dull. The dealer you buy from should be able to cut your diamond in the proper proportions. If your budget can allow it, choose a diamond with the highest cut grade.

Diamond Color

2.  Contrary to common belief, lack of color in your diamonds denotes a higher color grade. Some people go for pale yellow diamond, without knowing that it is low quality. To avoid such an experience, ask the diamond dealer to give you grade H or higher. Near colorless diamond ranges from grade G to J, but it may be quite expensive.

Clarity Diamonds can also be chosen based on their clarity levels.

3. This is usually not a very important factor to consider, considering that the precious stones usually come with imperfections, known as inclusions. These tiny imperfections may not be easy to detect, and they may only be seen through a microscope. However, the fewer there are, the higher the clarity grade of your diamonds. If your budget can be stretched further, consider buying grade VS1 grade or higher.

Consider the Diamond’s Carat Weight

4.  Unlike common belief, carat does not mean the size of the diamond, but its actual weight. Carat and cut must be considered side by side, because no matter the size of the diamond, a poor cut grade can make your precious stones look smaller. Another important fact to keep in mind is that the more the weight of the diamond, the more you will pay for it. Therefore, you should consider going for a less heavy stone with a high grade cut.

Ask for Proof of Certification

5. There is nothing as unfortunate as buying diamonds for your special event only to realize that they are of poor quality, or that they were stolen. To avoid such an eventuality, always ask the dealer in Ringgold to show you the copy of diamond certification.

With these tips, you should be able to make the right choice when buying precious diamonds in Ringgold for you engagement or wedding.

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Ringgold How to Buy a Diamond And The 4 Biggest Mistakes When Buying a Diamond

For centuries, diamond has been used as an epitome of true love. It reflects love, affection, security, trust and a life long commitment. When you gift a diamond to a woman, let it be in the form of diamond engagement ring, you need not say the rest. It will make others understand that how much serious you are for her. It will portray your love in the best possible manner.

You can find a variety of diamond engagement rings at online jewelry stores. These diamond engagement rings come in many shapes and styles. It is apt to choose diamond as the stone for these engagement rings because diamond is considered beautiful and it is also the hardest of all substances present on the earth. This is primarily the reason why people consider it ominous and feel that wearing diamond can bring same kind of good luck in their lives. This has made diamond engagement ring, diamond solitaire ring, designer engagement ring, diamond engagement ring platinum, discount diamond engagement ring a pre determined gift for those involved in love.

Out of all rings, a ring with solitaire is considered the most appropriate symbol which can depict your love. The attraction with the solitaire is incomparable. Diamond solitaire rings are set in a prong setting with 4 to 8 claws. Prongs can mostly be seen in platinum, yet another very beautiful and attractive metal. In most of the cases platinum is considered, as it is generally thin, and makes the diamond more visible.

Then there is yet another form of diamond engagement rings, which is attractive as well as romantic. It is known as past, present future ring. These rings define love as eternal and something which was in the past will be in the present and will be there in the future. The ring actually consists of three stones of diamond. The design of the ring can be like a center piece of diamond with two pieces around, or the three pieces of diamond clustered together. Side stone diamond engagement rings are also one style of engagement rings, which is elegant. This type of engagement ring is basically attractive as well as elegant.

They go well for working women.

Then there are antique diamond rings. These are also called Victorian rings. The designs of these rings are just like what was prevalent in the past. These diamond rings also look well if they go with some other stones. And if you want to give something priceless and sentimental to your lover, then you can gift her ancestral ring. Ancestral ring is the ring of your family, coming down since past. This ring must have been worn by your mother and grandmother. These rings are high in sentimental value and thus are considered priceless. Bit if you do not have such a family ring, then there is nothing to be upset over. You can buy for your fiancé or your wife unique engagement rings; who knows, one day; this ring can becomes an ancestral ring for your family.

So, what are you waiting for? If you are planning to walk the aisle with hand in hand with your lover, then begin the process by gifting her a diamond engagement ring. After all, diamonds are a woman's best friend.

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Begin With the Basics When Intrigued in Purchasing Ruby Precious Jewelry.

Ringgold

In an ideal world with unlimited budgets and an infinite supply of diamonds, everyone would have beautifully cut "D Flawless" diamonds. In the real world every diamond is unique. There are plenty of gorgeous diamonds to go around - you just need to know how to find one. Choosing a diamond is about balancing several factors to make the most of your budget. Each factor contributes to the beauty and prestige of your diamond. I will explain these factors so you will be prepared to make an informed decision about your diamond purchase.

FACTOR 1: CARAT WEIGHT

People often use the word Carat when discussing how big a diamond is, however "Carat" actually refers to the weight of a diamond. There is no rule as to what carat weight you should buy, but you'll doubtless have heard that "bigger is better." If you ask me, I think bigger is great but you shouldn't forget about the other aspects of a diamond's quality.

A useful tip: if you're looking at Certified Diamonds, you may find it valuable to compare the diameters of different diamonds. Since every diamond is individually cut, some may appear larger than others of the same weight.

FACTOR 2: SHAPE

Approximately 75% of diamonds sold worldwide are Round Brilliants. Rounds diamonds are the most popular, most brilliant, and most expensive. If you are purchasing a diamond as a surprise, Round Brilliant is generally your safest bet.

There is no real hierarchy of shapes being better or worse - it is truly a matter of personal preference. Princess Cuts are the second most popular, and a classic alternative to round diamonds. Cushion Cuts are trendy and have a beautiful vintage look. If you want something different but not too crazy, try an Oval Cut, Asscher Cut, or Radiant Cut diamond.

While no shape is better, there are some significant differences between shapes. Take for example, the radiant cut vs the emerald cut. Though they are a similar shape, the extra facets of the radiant cut give it additional fire and sparkle. If you prefer the emerald cut's understated elegance, consider that it's easier to spot any imperfections and select a higher clarity grade.

Another tip: Diamonds (even round diamonds) may not be perfectly symmetrical. It's nothing to worry about if your diamond's width does not precisely match its height, but if your diamond is much longer than it is wide it may not be what you're expecting. This is especially the case in shapes like Cushion and Oval, where a more asymmetrical diamond might look "skinny", with much of the fire and brilliance concentrated at the ends.

FACTOR 3: CUT

"Cut" refers to a diamond's finish and proportions, and is critical in determining its beauty. Getting the angles right ensures a beautiful diamond that's full of life. In many cases it can be more difficult to spot flaws in a fiery, brilliant diamond. Cut is generally graded in five categories: Poor, Fair, Good, Very Good, and Excellent. Excellent is the highest graded awarded by GIA (whereas other labs may use terms like "ideal" or numbers like "0"). If you want to play safe, stick to "Very Good" and "Excellent" cuts when you choose your diamond.

FACTOR 4: CLARITY

Almost all diamonds have naturally¬ occurring features called "inclusions." Inclusions form as the diamond crystallizes deep underground, and they are unique to each diamond. They take many different forms, and can help you identify a diamond as your own. However, large and prominent inclusions can detract from the beauty of a diamond.

There are many different types of inclusions, and not all are created equal. If your diamond certificate has an "inclusion map," check where the inclusions are. Try to find a diamond with inclusions near the edge where they will be masked by sparkle or hidden by the setting of your diamond. If your budget is limited, I recommend buying "SI" clarity or better. "SI" stands for "Slightly Included." With close inspection you can usually spot the inclusions in an SI¬ graded diamond, but these inclusions will most likely not be visible once your diamond is set in jewellery. If you want to be sure your diamond will look "eye clean", even up close, I recommend selecting a VS2 clarity diamond or better. "VS" stands for "Very Slight Inclusion," and imperfections in VS clarity stones are rarely seen by the naked eye.

FACTOR 5: COLOUR

The term "colour" usually refers to how much warm tint is in a diamond. The scale ranges from D (colorless) to Z (very strongly tinted yellow or brown). Pure white diamonds are considered more desirable, and are more expensive. Warmer¬-hued diamonds (such as K, L, and M) are not necessarily less attractive, but they are significantly less valuable.

Conventional wisdom is to select J colour or better. Personally, I love G and H colour diamonds ¬- they hit the "sweet spot" where most people will not notice colour in the diamond unless they're doing a direct comparison. However, an I or J colour diamond that is well cut and has a lot of life can give you a beautiful diamond at a bargain price.

Depending on how they are cut, different diamonds will display colour differently. This is why colour grades are assigned by looking at a diamond upside¬down. Generally, more¬ brilliant diamonds show their colour less than less brilliant diamonds.

FACTOR 6: FLUORESCENCE

Fluorescence has a bad rep, and most of it is unfair. Diamond Fluorescence refers to how a diamond responds when subjected to ultra¬violet light. Fluorescent diamonds can glow any one of several colours, but the most common is blue. In rare cases fluorescence can cause your diamond to have a milky appearance when viewed in direct daylight. This is most often the case with strong or very strong fluorescence and D/E/F colour diamonds.

However, there are many, many more cases where blue fluorescence is a positive thing. Imagine you were shining a blue light on a yellow diamond... the blue tint can make your diamond look whiter. If your diamond falls in the "near colourless," "lightly tinted," or "tinted" range I recommend looking for medium blue or faint blue fluorescence.

Warning: Green, red, and yellow fluorescence are rare, and they will not have the same benefit. If you are interested in a diamond that has strong blue, very strong blue, green, red, or yellow fluorescence, I recommend asking your salesperson to show you your diamond outside in natural daylight. If you're buying online, contact the seller prior to making your purchase so they can examine the diamond first in natural daylight.

FACTOR 7: GRADER

This should always be your first question: Says who? Every diamond grading laboratory has different standards, so comparing diamonds graded by different sources is extremely unreliable. One grader might grade a diamond K SI2, and another might call that same diamond F VS2. I know that sounds crazy, but I see it happen all the time.

The most reputable and consistent grading laboratories are GIA, AGS, IGI, and HRD. GIA is considered the global standard worldwide. AGS is a popular alternative in the U.S.A. while IGI and HRD are more common in Europe.

EGL is tricky because there are EGL labs all over the world, and some of them do a great job while others can be less reliable. We strongly recommend caution when buying an EGL certified diamond unless it's from EGL-¬USA.

Many diamonds are assigned grades by valuation companies and in-¬house graders. If your diamond does not come with a report from a major laboratory, you should always ask where the grader trained. He or she should be certified by a major grading laboratory: GIA, AGS, IGI, or HRD. Be smart and be cautious about reports done by uncertified shop owners, salespeople, or valuation companies.

SELECTING YOUR DIAMOND

You can choose to purchase your diamond online, or from a retail store. If you prefer to purchase your diamond in a retail store, avoid the big chains and shop with smaller independent jewellers. Many independent jewellers are actually significantly less expensive than their large competitors. (You don't have to take my word for it - shop around and you'll quickly learn that this is true). This way you'll buy a better quality diamond and - if you wish - you'll have the opportunity to design your own hand-made engagement ring setting.

If you choose to shop online, I would recommend comparing prices and service across several websites. Be sure that the company ships from your country - otherwise you'll be hit with expensive duty and GST. Always make sure you call or e-mail customer service and have them hand-inspect your diamond before you complete your purchase. Sometimes a diamond may seem like a great deal, but it could have an unfortunate inclusion, asymmetrical cut, or be negatively impacted by fluoresence. And above all, make sure you have an easy and affordable way to return the diamond if it doesn't turn out as you'd hoped. Online shopping is the best way to get a great deal on a diamond for your engagement ring, diamond studs, or pendant - just review this article, be reasonably cautious, and have fun.

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Diamond Necklace Womens in Ringgold

5 Tips on What To Look For When Buying Diamonds For Wedding Rings

A wedding, or an engagement in  Ringgold, is one of the most important events in every couple’s life. One of the best ways of making the experience memorable is by choosing the right ring to symbolize the love you have for one another. While most couples would like to get the most beautiful ring they can lay their hands on, budgetary restrictions can be a challenge. However, it is possible to find an ideal ring based on your budget.

For anyone looking for precious diamonds for engagement rings and wedding rings in Ringgold, they should consider going about the process carefully. There are various dealers in the market, some of who may sell you fake diamonds. Here are a few useful tips on what to look for when looking for precious diamonds for engagement or wedding rings.

Consider the Diamond Cut

1. Any expert will tell you that the cut is the most important thing to consider when buying diamonds in Ringgold. The main reason behind this is that the cut usually influences the sparkle. A diamond may be clear and feature a high quality color grade, but if the cut is poor, it may still appear dull. The dealer you buy from should be able to cut your diamond in the proper proportions. If your budget can allow it, choose a diamond with the highest cut grade.

Diamond Color

2.  Contrary to common belief, lack of color in your diamonds denotes a higher color grade. Some people go for pale yellow diamond, without knowing that it is low quality. To avoid such an experience, ask the diamond dealer to give you grade H or higher. Near colorless diamond ranges from grade G to J, but it may be quite expensive.

Clarity Diamonds can also be chosen based on their clarity levels.

3. This is usually not a very important factor to consider, considering that the precious stones usually come with imperfections, known as inclusions. These tiny imperfections may not be easy to detect, and they may only be seen through a microscope. However, the fewer there are, the higher the clarity grade of your diamonds. If your budget can be stretched further, consider buying grade VS1 grade or higher.

Consider the Diamond’s Carat Weight

4.  Unlike common belief, carat does not mean the size of the diamond, but its actual weight. Carat and cut must be considered side by side, because no matter the size of the diamond, a poor cut grade can make your precious stones look smaller. Another important fact to keep in mind is that the more the weight of the diamond, the more you will pay for it. Therefore, you should consider going for a less heavy stone with a high grade cut.

Ask for Proof of Certification

5. There is nothing as unfortunate as buying diamonds for your special event only to realize that they are of poor quality, or that they were stolen. To avoid such an eventuality, always ask the dealer in Ringgold to show you the copy of diamond certification.

With these tips, you should be able to make the right choice when buying precious diamonds in Ringgold for you engagement or wedding.

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Ringgold How to Buy a Diamond And The 4 Biggest Mistakes When Buying a Diamond

For centuries, diamond has been used as an epitome of true love. It reflects love, affection, security, trust and a life long commitment. When you gift a diamond to a woman, let it be in the form of diamond engagement ring, you need not say the rest. It will make others understand that how much serious you are for her. It will portray your love in the best possible manner.

You can find a variety of diamond engagement rings at online jewelry stores. These diamond engagement rings come in many shapes and styles. It is apt to choose diamond as the stone for these engagement rings because diamond is considered beautiful and it is also the hardest of all substances present on the earth. This is primarily the reason why people consider it ominous and feel that wearing diamond can bring same kind of good luck in their lives. This has made diamond engagement ring, diamond solitaire ring, designer engagement ring, diamond engagement ring platinum, discount diamond engagement ring a pre determined gift for those involved in love.

Out of all rings, a ring with solitaire is considered the most appropriate symbol which can depict your love. The attraction with the solitaire is incomparable. Diamond solitaire rings are set in a prong setting with 4 to 8 claws. Prongs can mostly be seen in platinum, yet another very beautiful and attractive metal. In most of the cases platinum is considered, as it is generally thin, and makes the diamond more visible.

Then there is yet another form of diamond engagement rings, which is attractive as well as romantic. It is known as past, present future ring. These rings define love as eternal and something which was in the past will be in the present and will be there in the future. The ring actually consists of three stones of diamond. The design of the ring can be like a center piece of diamond with two pieces around, or the three pieces of diamond clustered together. Side stone diamond engagement rings are also one style of engagement rings, which is elegant. This type of engagement ring is basically attractive as well as elegant.

They go well for working women.

Then there are antique diamond rings. These are also called Victorian rings. The designs of these rings are just like what was prevalent in the past. These diamond rings also look well if they go with some other stones. And if you want to give something priceless and sentimental to your lover, then you can gift her ancestral ring. Ancestral ring is the ring of your family, coming down since past. This ring must have been worn by your mother and grandmother. These rings are high in sentimental value and thus are considered priceless. Bit if you do not have such a family ring, then there is nothing to be upset over. You can buy for your fiancé or your wife unique engagement rings; who knows, one day; this ring can becomes an ancestral ring for your family.

So, what are you waiting for? If you are planning to walk the aisle with hand in hand with your lover, then begin the process by gifting her a diamond engagement ring. After all, diamonds are a woman's best friend.

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What You Need To Know When Purchasing a Ruby Ring

Ringgold

To start our feature on various kinds of gems, we will certainly start with the most effective and most popular gems of them all the ruby. The diamond is the supreme gemstone. It has very few weaknesses and also several strengths. It glows with its remarkable worth as well as sentimental worth. It is made use of in wedding celebration rings to stand for countless love or made use of as gifts/jewelry to be provided to liked ones. But the diamond is so much even more compared to its timeless charm.

The ruby obtains its name from the Greek job adamas meaning irresistible. In hardness, there is no contrast. The diamond prices in the Mohs scale a 10 which is the hardest material in the world. Its cutting resistance is 140 times that of the ruby as well as sapphire, the gemstones(Corundum) that are following in the Mohs range in firmness. The diamond's optical homes such as luster and rigidity make it one-of-a-kind and conveniently differentiated from various other replicas. Enjoy!

* Background of Diamonds

The very first taped ruby dates back around 800 B.C. in India. Some believe it even dated back 6,000 years earlier. The rubies were made use of as decorative objectives and as amulets to fend off evil and offer protection in battle. During the Dark Ages, diamonds were even stated to be made use of as a medical help. Spiritual physicians also told patients that if they hold a diamond in a hand and also make the indication of the cross would certainly, it would certainly cure as well as disease and also recover wounds.

Diamonds became more preferred throughout the 19th century as a result of discovery of ruby down payments in South Africa. This exploration causes enhanced supply, enhanced reducing and polishing strategies, and development in economic climate. In 1979, geologists discovered the Argyle pipe in Australia which to this day is the wealthiest diamond down payment in the world. Argyle, because after that, alone is accountable for providing over one third of the globe's rubies annually.

* Diamonds: Exactly how are they created?

Diamonds contains an allotrope of carbons that are created in high-pressure, high-temperature conditions. Diamonds are produced 90 miles under the Earth's surface at temperature levels of concerning 2200 levels Fahrenheit. Diamonds are developed deep within the planet as well as ultimately, over extremely lengthy periods of time, press their way to the planet's surface area, usually with volcanic eruptions.

The age of these rubies from underneath the surface area of the planet are from 1 to 3.3 billion years of ages! When rubies are created and also begin their ascent to the earth's surface area, they experience networks where the magma from the volcano climbs to the surface area, choosing up rubies along the means and also eventually depositing them on the surface, where they are ultimately located and extracted.

* The 4 C's of Diamonds

There are 4 distinctive qualities that identify the value and also top quality of a diamond. These are the shade, cut, clarity and carat. Otherwise referred to as the 4 C's of a ruby. In the following, we will certainly speak about these features thoroughly.

* Shade

In the last newsletter, we touch based on the shade of gems as being one of the most crucial attribute due to that color is the most obvious feature. The best diamond must appear clear and also colorless however this is not the case for all diamonds. Rubies could be available in any type of shade of the rainbow most typical color is a color of yellow or brown. The Geological Institute of America(GIA) have actually developed a guideline to grade diamond shade. This standard contains a lettering system that varies from the alphabet D - Z. Please see listed below:

D E F No Color G H I J Nearly Anemic K L M Faintly colored, can't hardly be seen as well as normally yellow in color N O P Q R Gently tinted, usually yellow. Can be seen with the naked eye S T U V W X Y Z Tinted, begins with yellow and also advances to brown

* Clearness

The cut a diamond is determined by the diamond's percentage such as its form, size as well as deepness. The cut determines just what is called the ruby's "luster". Even if the ruby itself has ideal color as well as quality, with a bad cut the diamond will certainly have a dull luster. This is since the cut identifies how light trips within the diamond. The Gemological Institute of America has actually likewise designed a quality grading system to rank ruby quality. This grading system includes Flawless (Fl), Inside Flawless (IF), Very Extremely Somewhat Included (VV1 or VV2), Very A Little Consisted Of(VS1 or VS2), Somewhat Consisted Of(SI1 or SI2), as well as Included(I1, I2, as well as I3). Although this system had actually been added to the diamond market, it is not extensively utilized. This is because of the reality that it took a great deal of technique and training to incorporate it.

* Cut

The cut a diamond is figured out by the ruby's percentage such as its shape, size and depth. The cut establishes what is called the ruby's "sparkle". Even if the diamond itself has ideal shade and clearness, with an inadequate cut the ruby will have a boring radiance. This is because the cut establishes how light trips within the diamond.

There are 3 kinds of cuts that could establish the ruby's radiance. These are a shallow cut, a cut that is unfathomable and also optimal cut. A shallow cut is a cut of a diamond that is also reduced, that light traveling via it is lost on the bottom of the stone and does not return into view. This cut makes a ruby show up lifeless and also dull. A cut that is as well deep is a cut that is as well high, that light taking a trip through it gets away via the sides and darkens the stone. An optimal cut is an ideal cut on a ruby that shows light to the top of the rock, providing it ideal radiance.

* Carat

As specified on the last newsletter, a solitary carat(ct) weighs regarding 200 milligrams or.2 grams. For smaller carat diamonds that consider much less compared to a carat, it is expressed as points (pt). Points are 1/100 of a carat. Carat weight of a ruby is vital due to the truth that larger diamonds are rarer than smaller ones, so generally the bigger the diamond the more costly it is. There is no typical grading system or layout that could show different carat weight. This is because there are so several variations of diamonds in shape as well as cut, that makes rocks of comparable weight, look various.

* Replica Diamonds

Since diamonds are one of the most useful as well as rarest of all the gemstones, efforts have actually been made to replicate or also enhance rubies utilizing cheaper choices. A whole lot of times, sincere blunders have been made as well as these alternatives or other gemstones such as spinel were in some cases puzzled with real rubies. In some instances, some dishonest individuals attempt to market these options to misfortunate purchasers in order to revenue. Below we will certainly go over regarding these choices as well as methods to identify them.

* Artificial Diamonds

Synthetic diamonds are diamonds that are expanded made in a lab. The first well-known instances of diamond synthesis were declared to be recorded in between 1879 - 1928, yet this was never confirmed. It wasn't up until the 1940's where study began in the United States, Sweden, Soviet Union started looking into. Artificial diamonds are otherwise referred to as High Stress Heat (HPHT) rubies or Chemical Vapor Down Payment (CVD) rubies. The name of both these synthetic rubies stems from the procedures used to create them. Some of these synthetic diamonds could either have better, minimal or comparable attributes compared to that of a diamond. Consequently, these synthetic rubies are utilized for abrasives, cutting and brightening tools, and switches over in power plant.

* Simulants

Simulants are non-diamond substances that are utilized to reproduce the look or even the shape of a ruby. One of the most fundamental and popular simulant is cubic zirconia (CZ). CZ at plain view can sparkle even more compared to a diamond as well as it is much less thick, suggesting that a 1 carat CZ will certainly be much larger compared to a 1 carat ruby. Nowadays, an extra popular simulant is moissanite, which has all the exact same attributes of a diamond. These qualities consist of solidity (Moissanite-9.25 as well as diamond-10 in Mohs range), refractive index(Moissanite -2.65 as well as ruby -2.42) and also diffusion (Moissanite -.104 and also diamond -.044). This makes it hard to separate the two at plain view and would certainly frequently need testers to discriminate. In the following area we will review exactly how to determine moissanites as well as other imitations.

* Real or Phony?

An old method of recognizing rubies is to do a scrape examination. This needs scratching a diamond with an additional ruby which is devastating as well as is hardly ever utilized nowadays. The best and most reliable method to examine for rubies is to use testers that utilize thermal conductivity. These testers are composed of battery powered thermistors installed with a retracting copper pointer. This tester works by injecting the heat onto the checked stone and afterwards the tool determines the amount of heat that it carries out. However thermal conductivity testers functions best to distinguish rubies as well as its various other simulants, it will certainly not assist identify lab created or synthetic rocks. To be able to recognize these, certain optical techniques are needed. Laboratories use methods such as spectroscopy, microscopy and also luminescence in order to figure out a particular rocks origin. The ordinary individual can make use of loupes and also microscopes to differentiate artificial rocks. All-natural diamonds typically have small imperfections and also flaws such as additions or some sort of international material, which will not be discovered in synthetics.

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Anniversary Bands in Ringgold

5 Tips on What To Look For When Buying Diamonds For Wedding Rings

A wedding, or an engagement in  Ringgold, is one of the most important events in every couple’s life. One of the best ways of making the experience memorable is by choosing the right ring to symbolize the love you have for one another. While most couples would like to get the most beautiful ring they can lay their hands on, budgetary restrictions can be a challenge. However, it is possible to find an ideal ring based on your budget.

For anyone looking for precious diamonds for engagement rings and wedding rings in Ringgold, they should consider going about the process carefully. There are various dealers in the market, some of who may sell you fake diamonds. Here are a few useful tips on what to look for when looking for precious diamonds for engagement or wedding rings.

Consider the Diamond Cut

1. Any expert will tell you that the cut is the most important thing to consider when buying diamonds in Ringgold. The main reason behind this is that the cut usually influences the sparkle. A diamond may be clear and feature a high quality color grade, but if the cut is poor, it may still appear dull. The dealer you buy from should be able to cut your diamond in the proper proportions. If your budget can allow it, choose a diamond with the highest cut grade.

Diamond Color

2.  Contrary to common belief, lack of color in your diamonds denotes a higher color grade. Some people go for pale yellow diamond, without knowing that it is low quality. To avoid such an experience, ask the diamond dealer to give you grade H or higher. Near colorless diamond ranges from grade G to J, but it may be quite expensive.

Clarity Diamonds can also be chosen based on their clarity levels.

3. This is usually not a very important factor to consider, considering that the precious stones usually come with imperfections, known as inclusions. These tiny imperfections may not be easy to detect, and they may only be seen through a microscope. However, the fewer there are, the higher the clarity grade of your diamonds. If your budget can be stretched further, consider buying grade VS1 grade or higher.

Consider the Diamond’s Carat Weight

4.  Unlike common belief, carat does not mean the size of the diamond, but its actual weight. Carat and cut must be considered side by side, because no matter the size of the diamond, a poor cut grade can make your precious stones look smaller. Another important fact to keep in mind is that the more the weight of the diamond, the more you will pay for it. Therefore, you should consider going for a less heavy stone with a high grade cut.

Ask for Proof of Certification

5. There is nothing as unfortunate as buying diamonds for your special event only to realize that they are of poor quality, or that they were stolen. To avoid such an eventuality, always ask the dealer in Ringgold to show you the copy of diamond certification.

With these tips, you should be able to make the right choice when buying precious diamonds in Ringgold for you engagement or wedding.

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Ringgold How to Buy a Diamond And The 4 Biggest Mistakes When Buying a Diamond

There are a variety of styles of involvement rings of 2018 that are extremely fashionable. Whatever from pave ruby rings as well as colored rocks to "green" rings and also channel set ruby rings became extremely popular in 2018.

Lead ruby rings are rings with 3 or 4 rows of small, even-sized rubies that typically go around the whole ring. A larger center rock set above the rest of the ring finishes the appearance. Pave diamond interaction rings are one of the very best interaction rings of 2018 since they are an elegant option for an interaction ring while developing a lot of shimmer on a soon-to-be new bride's third finger. You'll additionally discover pave ruby wedding celebration bands that match your engagement ring and also make it a lot more sparkly.

Colored rocks have actually also expanded in appeal. Due to this, rings with tinted diamonds are amongst the most effective involvement rings of 2018. Diamonds can be found in a variety of shades, consisting of yellow, blue, pink, and also also black. True tinted diamonds are very rare, makings them extremely costly. A one-carat tinted diamond can run upwards of ten thousand bucks. However, if you can not pay for to spend this much money on an engagement ring, there are a few options that will certainly still permit you to be stylish with a colored stone. With the most current modern technology, you could purchase a manufactured colored ruby. With the advancements that have been made, a lot of people could not inform the difference in between an extracted diamond as well as a manufactured one. If you purchase or commission a synthetic diamond, you could pick whichever color you choose, as well as conserve several countless dollars in the meantime. Alternatively, if you desire a colored rock however do not require a diamond, emeralds, sapphires, as well as rubies make remarkable choices for involvement rings as well as are far cheaper than mined colored rubies.

Green interaction rings are also amongst the very best involvement rings of 2018. With even more people worried regarding the atmosphere and about the human legal rights issues that surround conventional ruby mining, more individuals are searching for options to conventional interaction rings. One opportunity is to get an engagement ring that has a ruby that was mined in Canada instead of South Africa. Canada doesn't have the same civils rights problems revolving around its ruby market, so it's taken into consideration to be a lot more friendly to the globe. Alternatively, purchasing a manufactured diamond ring is likewise considered to be much more "green" because not just does it not have the same civils rights issues that mined diamonds do, yet it does not ruin the earth like mining for diamonds has a tendency to do. Alternatively, the very best involvement rings of 2018 consist of antique involvement rings given that the greenest interaction rings are those that are recycled as well as reused. By getting an engagement ring that is antique, you are not adding to the new diamond ring market or the destruction of the setting.

Channel established ruby rings are also on the checklist of best interaction rings of 2018. Network collection involvement rings have the stones set within the band of the ring, so the top of the stone is also with the top of the ring. Channel set rings are particularly suitable since the diamonds are shielded from being damaged because you can not obtain to the rock to chip them. A lot more preferred are network collection ruby rings constructed of platinum, which has lately expanded in popularity. If you intend to get a ring that is a lot more one-of-a-kind, however, you can have a network set engagement ring established with stones besides rubies. Sapphires are an especially preferred selection for engagement rings.

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What Are Color Boosted Diamonds and Are They For You?

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Engagement rings are offered in a variety of layouts, rocks, cuts as well as forms. Among all the kinds of stones made use of in involvement rings, rubies are one of the most priceless as well as proper ones. Their sparkle genuinely has the ability to win a lady's heart. There is a remarkable collection of diamond interaction rings available in the marketplace. Several of the rings are designer developments, which are developed according to the customer's option. They could likewise be called customized diamond interaction rings. Several of the jewelry experts supply the customers with the ability of knowledgeable designers to bring magic to the or else regular features and shapes.

Designer diamond engagement rings are not just designed according to the selection of customer but additionally suit their budget. These rings are economical, as as compared to the other diamond engagement rings. The buyers could pick their very own ring setups as well as match the rubies, to create an unique item of jewelry for loved ones. Many of the designer diamond involvement rings are made in white gold, yellow gold and platinum. Various other compared to the setups as well as diamond option, there are a number of various other details that play an essential duty in developing a ring. Besides selecting a certain design, it is essential for the purchasers to keep in mind the different combinations of layouts. The size, density and also exact size of the rings are also crucial and should be thought about while designing a ruby involvement ring. Many of these rings take about 6 to 8 weeks to be made.

Designer ruby involvement rings are very great alternatives, contrasted to the readymade rings easily offered. These rings offer even more satisfaction to the buyers and also are special, owing to the individual touch. They provide the purchaser to work with the layout as well as option of stone and also individualize the development.

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5 Tips on What To Look For When Buying Diamonds For Wedding Rings

A wedding, or an engagement in  Ringgold, is one of the most important events in every couple’s life. One of the best ways of making the experience memorable is by choosing the right ring to symbolize the love you have for one another. While most couples would like to get the most beautiful ring they can lay their hands on, budgetary restrictions can be a challenge. However, it is possible to find an ideal ring based on your budget.

For anyone looking for precious diamonds for engagement rings and wedding rings in Ringgold, they should consider going about the process carefully. There are various dealers in the market, some of who may sell you fake diamonds. Here are a few useful tips on what to look for when looking for precious diamonds for engagement or wedding rings.

Consider the Diamond Cut

1. Any expert will tell you that the cut is the most important thing to consider when buying diamonds in Ringgold. The main reason behind this is that the cut usually influences the sparkle. A diamond may be clear and feature a high quality color grade, but if the cut is poor, it may still appear dull. The dealer you buy from should be able to cut your diamond in the proper proportions. If your budget can allow it, choose a diamond with the highest cut grade.

Diamond Color

2.  Contrary to common belief, lack of color in your diamonds denotes a higher color grade. Some people go for pale yellow diamond, without knowing that it is low quality. To avoid such an experience, ask the diamond dealer to give you grade H or higher. Near colorless diamond ranges from grade G to J, but it may be quite expensive.

Clarity Diamonds can also be chosen based on their clarity levels.

3. This is usually not a very important factor to consider, considering that the precious stones usually come with imperfections, known as inclusions. These tiny imperfections may not be easy to detect, and they may only be seen through a microscope. However, the fewer there are, the higher the clarity grade of your diamonds. If your budget can be stretched further, consider buying grade VS1 grade or higher.

Consider the Diamond’s Carat Weight

4.  Unlike common belief, carat does not mean the size of the diamond, but its actual weight. Carat and cut must be considered side by side, because no matter the size of the diamond, a poor cut grade can make your precious stones look smaller. Another important fact to keep in mind is that the more the weight of the diamond, the more you will pay for it. Therefore, you should consider going for a less heavy stone with a high grade cut.

Ask for Proof of Certification

5. There is nothing as unfortunate as buying diamonds for your special event only to realize that they are of poor quality, or that they were stolen. To avoid such an eventuality, always ask the dealer in Ringgold to show you the copy of diamond certification.

With these tips, you should be able to make the right choice when buying precious diamonds in Ringgold for you engagement or wedding.

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Ringgold How to Buy a Diamond And The 4 Biggest Mistakes When Buying a Diamond

In an ideal world with unlimited budgets and an infinite supply of diamonds, everyone would have beautifully cut "D Flawless" diamonds. In the real world every diamond is unique. There are plenty of gorgeous diamonds to go around - you just need to know how to find one. Choosing a diamond is about balancing several factors to make the most of your budget. Each factor contributes to the beauty and prestige of your diamond. I will explain these factors so you will be prepared to make an informed decision about your diamond purchase.

FACTOR 1: CARAT WEIGHT

People often use the word Carat when discussing how big a diamond is, however "Carat" actually refers to the weight of a diamond. There is no rule as to what carat weight you should buy, but you'll doubtless have heard that "bigger is better." If you ask me, I think bigger is great but you shouldn't forget about the other aspects of a diamond's quality.

A useful tip: if you're looking at Certified Diamonds, you may find it valuable to compare the diameters of different diamonds. Since every diamond is individually cut, some may appear larger than others of the same weight.

FACTOR 2: SHAPE

Approximately 75% of diamonds sold worldwide are Round Brilliants. Rounds diamonds are the most popular, most brilliant, and most expensive. If you are purchasing a diamond as a surprise, Round Brilliant is generally your safest bet.

There is no real hierarchy of shapes being better or worse - it is truly a matter of personal preference. Princess Cuts are the second most popular, and a classic alternative to round diamonds. Cushion Cuts are trendy and have a beautiful vintage look. If you want something different but not too crazy, try an Oval Cut, Asscher Cut, or Radiant Cut diamond.

While no shape is better, there are some significant differences between shapes. Take for example, the radiant cut vs the emerald cut. Though they are a similar shape, the extra facets of the radiant cut give it additional fire and sparkle. If you prefer the emerald cut's understated elegance, consider that it's easier to spot any imperfections and select a higher clarity grade.

Another tip: Diamonds (even round diamonds) may not be perfectly symmetrical. It's nothing to worry about if your diamond's width does not precisely match its height, but if your diamond is much longer than it is wide it may not be what you're expecting. This is especially the case in shapes like Cushion and Oval, where a more asymmetrical diamond might look "skinny", with much of the fire and brilliance concentrated at the ends.

FACTOR 3: CUT

"Cut" refers to a diamond's finish and proportions, and is critical in determining its beauty. Getting the angles right ensures a beautiful diamond that's full of life. In many cases it can be more difficult to spot flaws in a fiery, brilliant diamond. Cut is generally graded in five categories: Poor, Fair, Good, Very Good, and Excellent. Excellent is the highest graded awarded by GIA (whereas other labs may use terms like "ideal" or numbers like "0"). If you want to play safe, stick to "Very Good" and "Excellent" cuts when you choose your diamond.

FACTOR 4: CLARITY

Almost all diamonds have naturally¬ occurring features called "inclusions." Inclusions form as the diamond crystallizes deep underground, and they are unique to each diamond. They take many different forms, and can help you identify a diamond as your own. However, large and prominent inclusions can detract from the beauty of a diamond.

There are many different types of inclusions, and not all are created equal. If your diamond certificate has an "inclusion map," check where the inclusions are. Try to find a diamond with inclusions near the edge where they will be masked by sparkle or hidden by the setting of your diamond. If your budget is limited, I recommend buying "SI" clarity or better. "SI" stands for "Slightly Included." With close inspection you can usually spot the inclusions in an SI¬ graded diamond, but these inclusions will most likely not be visible once your diamond is set in jewellery. If you want to be sure your diamond will look "eye clean", even up close, I recommend selecting a VS2 clarity diamond or better. "VS" stands for "Very Slight Inclusion," and imperfections in VS clarity stones are rarely seen by the naked eye.

FACTOR 5: COLOUR

The term "colour" usually refers to how much warm tint is in a diamond. The scale ranges from D (colorless) to Z (very strongly tinted yellow or brown). Pure white diamonds are considered more desirable, and are more expensive. Warmer¬-hued diamonds (such as K, L, and M) are not necessarily less attractive, but they are significantly less valuable.

Conventional wisdom is to select J colour or better. Personally, I love G and H colour diamonds ¬- they hit the "sweet spot" where most people will not notice colour in the diamond unless they're doing a direct comparison. However, an I or J colour diamond that is well cut and has a lot of life can give you a beautiful diamond at a bargain price.

Depending on how they are cut, different diamonds will display colour differently. This is why colour grades are assigned by looking at a diamond upside¬down. Generally, more¬ brilliant diamonds show their colour less than less brilliant diamonds.

FACTOR 6: FLUORESCENCE

Fluorescence has a bad rep, and most of it is unfair. Diamond Fluorescence refers to how a diamond responds when subjected to ultra¬violet light. Fluorescent diamonds can glow any one of several colours, but the most common is blue. In rare cases fluorescence can cause your diamond to have a milky appearance when viewed in direct daylight. This is most often the case with strong or very strong fluorescence and D/E/F colour diamonds.

However, there are many, many more cases where blue fluorescence is a positive thing. Imagine you were shining a blue light on a yellow diamond... the blue tint can make your diamond look whiter. If your diamond falls in the "near colourless," "lightly tinted," or "tinted" range I recommend looking for medium blue or faint blue fluorescence.

Warning: Green, red, and yellow fluorescence are rare, and they will not have the same benefit. If you are interested in a diamond that has strong blue, very strong blue, green, red, or yellow fluorescence, I recommend asking your salesperson to show you your diamond outside in natural daylight. If you're buying online, contact the seller prior to making your purchase so they can examine the diamond first in natural daylight.

FACTOR 7: GRADER

This should always be your first question: Says who? Every diamond grading laboratory has different standards, so comparing diamonds graded by different sources is extremely unreliable. One grader might grade a diamond K SI2, and another might call that same diamond F VS2. I know that sounds crazy, but I see it happen all the time.

The most reputable and consistent grading laboratories are GIA, AGS, IGI, and HRD. GIA is considered the global standard worldwide. AGS is a popular alternative in the U.S.A. while IGI and HRD are more common in Europe.

EGL is tricky because there are EGL labs all over the world, and some of them do a great job while others can be less reliable. We strongly recommend caution when buying an EGL certified diamond unless it's from EGL-¬USA.

Many diamonds are assigned grades by valuation companies and in-¬house graders. If your diamond does not come with a report from a major laboratory, you should always ask where the grader trained. He or she should be certified by a major grading laboratory: GIA, AGS, IGI, or HRD. Be smart and be cautious about reports done by uncertified shop owners, salespeople, or valuation companies.

SELECTING YOUR DIAMOND

You can choose to purchase your diamond online, or from a retail store. If you prefer to purchase your diamond in a retail store, avoid the big chains and shop with smaller independent jewellers. Many independent jewellers are actually significantly less expensive than their large competitors. (You don't have to take my word for it - shop around and you'll quickly learn that this is true). This way you'll buy a better quality diamond and - if you wish - you'll have the opportunity to design your own hand-made engagement ring setting.

If you choose to shop online, I would recommend comparing prices and service across several websites. Be sure that the company ships from your country - otherwise you'll be hit with expensive duty and GST. Always make sure you call or e-mail customer service and have them hand-inspect your diamond before you complete your purchase. Sometimes a diamond may seem like a great deal, but it could have an unfortunate inclusion, asymmetrical cut, or be negatively impacted by fluoresence. And above all, make sure you have an easy and affordable way to return the diamond if it doesn't turn out as you'd hoped. Online shopping is the best way to get a great deal on a diamond for your engagement ring, diamond studs, or pendant - just review this article, be reasonably cautious, and have fun.

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The Big 4 Cs For Loose Diamonds

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How are ruby cut qualities designated?

This is where things start to get made complex. The approaches utilized to quantitatively examine the quality of a cut vary. The method the GIA identifies exactly what a ruby's cut quality need to be, as an example, differs in extremely particular ways from the way other certifiers like the AGS do it. In many instances, these organizations do not divulge the exact details of the procedures they utilize.

The shape of a diamond also makes a distinction with respect to how its cut grade is figured out. Although there are some standard requirements that stay the very same for any sort of ruby, the exact approaches used to quality a round diamond's cut are different from those made use of to grade a heart-shaped diamond's cut.

The remainder of this explanation will certainly concentrate on rounded diamonds, as this is by far the most usual diamond shape. Among the variables affecting the cut quality of a rounded diamond is the number of elements it has. Facets are the flat, specified locations externally of a ruby. The aspects on round rubies are usually triangular. Currently, it's assumed that the optimal round ruby need to have 33 elements on the crown (the section of the diamond that sits over the girdle, which itself is the widest factor of the ruby) and 25 on the pavilion (the lower, longer section of the ruby). When there are blemishes externally of the ruby, cutters could add extra facets in order to cover them. This causes a degradation in the total top quality of the cut.

While the facet matter is typically agreed after as an excellent way of judging the quality of a ruby cut, there are various other points on which jewelers often disagree. A few of the other aspects made use of by some authorities in order to help figure out cut qualities include the elevation of the ruby's crown, the depth of the structure, the diameter of the table (the top of the crown), and the angles of the crown and also pavilion.

The American Standard benchmark for rounded rubies calls for a crown height of 16.2%, pavilion deepness of 43.1%, and also table size of 53% of the complete band size. The Perfect Great standard, however, requires 19.2% crown elevation, 40% pavilion depth, as well as 56.5% table size. While these distinctions may be challenging for amateurs to recognize, they are a great image of the difficulties related to developing a basic assessment of a diamond's cut.

Although there are some arguments regarding the specific percentages that comprise the excellent diamond cut, for potential diamond customers, the most vital point to recognize is that diamond certifications given by organizations like the AGS and GIA are trustworthy and purposeful. Credible diamond vendors base the prices at which they deal rubies on the cut in addition to the rest of the "four Cs." When you purchase a diamond, you do not have to fret about the assumption of just what makes a great diamond cut transforming so a lot that the value of your diamond will be dramatically impacted.

Which ruby cut quality stands for the most effective value?

Which kind of ruby is best for you largely depends upon your budget. For customers who are willing to acquire them, suppliers typically recommend diamonds with the greatest feasible cut qualities. Nonetheless, this might be due to some self-interest on their part.

The various other 3 Cs have an influence on ruby costs too, so it can be challenging to gauge the exact difference in cost between a Perfect or Exceptional cut ruby and an Excellent cut. For casual buyers and also budget-conscious capitalists alike, diamonds with a Great or Good cut grade can stand for an outstanding value. This is because, while they could be much more budget friendly than otherwise comparable Ideal or Excellent cut diamonds, the visible distinction in quality is very little.

At the same time, really feel cost-free to use your discretion. If, as an example, you encounter a diamond with a Suitable cut rating which has great rankings in the various other classifications and is still within your spending plan, after that you need to certainly consider it, as long as you're managing a respectable vendor.

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Wedding Rings For Men And Women online Ringgold

For centuries in Ringgold , diamond has been used as an epitome of true love. It reflects love, affection, security, trust and a life long commitment. When you gift a diamond to a woman, let it be in the form of diamond engagement ring, you need not say the rest. It will make others understand that how much serious you are for her. It will portray your love in the best possible manner.

You can find a variety of diamond engagement rings at online jewelry stores in Ringgold . These diamond engagement rings come in many shapes and styles. It is apt to choose diamond as the stone for these engagement rings because diamond is considered beautiful and it is also the hardest of all substances present on the earth. This is primarily the reason why people consider it ominous and feel that wearing diamond can bring same kind of good luck in their lives. This has made diamond engagement ring, diamond solitaire ring, designer engagement ring, diamond engagement ring platinum, discount diamond engagement ring a pre determined gift for those involved in love.

Out of all rings, a ring with solitaire is considered the most appropriate symbol which can depict your love. The attraction with the solitaire is incomparable. Diamond solitaire rings are set in a prong setting with 4 to 8 claws. Prongs can mostly be seen in platinum, yet another very beautiful and attractive metal. In most of the cases platinum is considered, as it is generally thin, and makes the diamond more visible.

Then there is yet another form of diamond engagement rings, which is attractive as well as romantic. It is known as past, present future ring. These rings define love as eternal and something which was in the past will be in the present and will be there in the future. The ring actually consists of three stones of diamond. The design of the ring can be like a center piece of diamond with two pieces around, or the three pieces of diamond clustered together. Side stone diamond engagement rings are also one style of engagement rings, which is elegant. This type of engagement ring is basically attractive as well as elegant.

They go well for working women.

Then there are antique diamond rings in Ringgold . These are also called Victorian rings. The designs of these rings are just like what was prevalent in the past. These diamond rings also look well if they go with some other stones. And if you want to give something priceless and sentimental to your lover, then you can gift her ancestral ring. Ancestral ring is the ring of your family, coming down since past. This ring must have been worn by your mother and grandmother. These rings are high in sentimental value and thus are considered priceless. Bit if you do not have such a family ring, then there is nothing to be upset over. You can buy for your fiancé or your wife unique engagement rings; who knows, one day; this ring can becomes an ancestral ring for your family.

So, what are you waiting for? If you are planning to walk the aisle with hand in hand with your lover, then begin the process by gifting her a diamond engagement ring. After all, diamonds are a woman’s best friend.

 

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Ringgold How to Buy a Diamond And The 4 Biggest Mistakes When Buying a Diamond

In an ideal world with unlimited budgets and an infinite supply of diamonds, everyone would have beautifully cut "D Flawless" diamonds. In the real world every diamond is unique. There are plenty of gorgeous diamonds to go around - you just need to know how to find one. Choosing a diamond is about balancing several factors to make the most of your budget. Each factor contributes to the beauty and prestige of your diamond. I will explain these factors so you will be prepared to make an informed decision about your diamond purchase.

FACTOR 1: CARAT WEIGHT

People often use the word Carat when discussing how big a diamond is, however "Carat" actually refers to the weight of a diamond. There is no rule as to what carat weight you should buy, but you'll doubtless have heard that "bigger is better." If you ask me, I think bigger is great but you shouldn't forget about the other aspects of a diamond's quality.

A useful tip: if you're looking at Certified Diamonds, you may find it valuable to compare the diameters of different diamonds. Since every diamond is individually cut, some may appear larger than others of the same weight.

FACTOR 2: SHAPE

Approximately 75% of diamonds sold worldwide are Round Brilliants. Rounds diamonds are the most popular, most brilliant, and most expensive. If you are purchasing a diamond as a surprise, Round Brilliant is generally your safest bet.

There is no real hierarchy of shapes being better or worse - it is truly a matter of personal preference. Princess Cuts are the second most popular, and a classic alternative to round diamonds. Cushion Cuts are trendy and have a beautiful vintage look. If you want something different but not too crazy, try an Oval Cut, Asscher Cut, or Radiant Cut diamond.

While no shape is better, there are some significant differences between shapes. Take for example, the radiant cut vs the emerald cut. Though they are a similar shape, the extra facets of the radiant cut give it additional fire and sparkle. If you prefer the emerald cut's understated elegance, consider that it's easier to spot any imperfections and select a higher clarity grade.

Another tip: Diamonds (even round diamonds) may not be perfectly symmetrical. It's nothing to worry about if your diamond's width does not precisely match its height, but if your diamond is much longer than it is wide it may not be what you're expecting. This is especially the case in shapes like Cushion and Oval, where a more asymmetrical diamond might look "skinny", with much of the fire and brilliance concentrated at the ends.

FACTOR 3: CUT

"Cut" refers to a diamond's finish and proportions, and is critical in determining its beauty. Getting the angles right ensures a beautiful diamond that's full of life. In many cases it can be more difficult to spot flaws in a fiery, brilliant diamond. Cut is generally graded in five categories: Poor, Fair, Good, Very Good, and Excellent. Excellent is the highest graded awarded by GIA (whereas other labs may use terms like "ideal" or numbers like "0"). If you want to play safe, stick to "Very Good" and "Excellent" cuts when you choose your diamond.

FACTOR 4: CLARITY

Almost all diamonds have naturally¬ occurring features called "inclusions." Inclusions form as the diamond crystallizes deep underground, and they are unique to each diamond. They take many different forms, and can help you identify a diamond as your own. However, large and prominent inclusions can detract from the beauty of a diamond.

There are many different types of inclusions, and not all are created equal. If your diamond certificate has an "inclusion map," check where the inclusions are. Try to find a diamond with inclusions near the edge where they will be masked by sparkle or hidden by the setting of your diamond. If your budget is limited, I recommend buying "SI" clarity or better. "SI" stands for "Slightly Included." With close inspection you can usually spot the inclusions in an SI¬ graded diamond, but these inclusions will most likely not be visible once your diamond is set in jewellery. If you want to be sure your diamond will look "eye clean", even up close, I recommend selecting a VS2 clarity diamond or better. "VS" stands for "Very Slight Inclusion," and imperfections in VS clarity stones are rarely seen by the naked eye.

FACTOR 5: COLOUR

The term "colour" usually refers to how much warm tint is in a diamond. The scale ranges from D (colorless) to Z (very strongly tinted yellow or brown). Pure white diamonds are considered more desirable, and are more expensive. Warmer¬-hued diamonds (such as K, L, and M) are not necessarily less attractive, but they are significantly less valuable.

Conventional wisdom is to select J colour or better. Personally, I love G and H colour diamonds ¬- they hit the "sweet spot" where most people will not notice colour in the diamond unless they're doing a direct comparison. However, an I or J colour diamond that is well cut and has a lot of life can give you a beautiful diamond at a bargain price.

Depending on how they are cut, different diamonds will display colour differently. This is why colour grades are assigned by looking at a diamond upside¬down. Generally, more¬ brilliant diamonds show their colour less than less brilliant diamonds.

FACTOR 6: FLUORESCENCE

Fluorescence has a bad rep, and most of it is unfair. Diamond Fluorescence refers to how a diamond responds when subjected to ultra¬violet light. Fluorescent diamonds can glow any one of several colours, but the most common is blue. In rare cases fluorescence can cause your diamond to have a milky appearance when viewed in direct daylight. This is most often the case with strong or very strong fluorescence and D/E/F colour diamonds.

However, there are many, many more cases where blue fluorescence is a positive thing. Imagine you were shining a blue light on a yellow diamond... the blue tint can make your diamond look whiter. If your diamond falls in the "near colourless," "lightly tinted," or "tinted" range I recommend looking for medium blue or faint blue fluorescence.

Warning: Green, red, and yellow fluorescence are rare, and they will not have the same benefit. If you are interested in a diamond that has strong blue, very strong blue, green, red, or yellow fluorescence, I recommend asking your salesperson to show you your diamond outside in natural daylight. If you're buying online, contact the seller prior to making your purchase so they can examine the diamond first in natural daylight.

FACTOR 7: GRADER

This should always be your first question: Says who? Every diamond grading laboratory has different standards, so comparing diamonds graded by different sources is extremely unreliable. One grader might grade a diamond K SI2, and another might call that same diamond F VS2. I know that sounds crazy, but I see it happen all the time.

The most reputable and consistent grading laboratories are GIA, AGS, IGI, and HRD. GIA is considered the global standard worldwide. AGS is a popular alternative in the U.S.A. while IGI and HRD are more common in Europe.

EGL is tricky because there are EGL labs all over the world, and some of them do a great job while others can be less reliable. We strongly recommend caution when buying an EGL certified diamond unless it's from EGL-¬USA.

Many diamonds are assigned grades by valuation companies and in-¬house graders. If your diamond does not come with a report from a major laboratory, you should always ask where the grader trained. He or she should be certified by a major grading laboratory: GIA, AGS, IGI, or HRD. Be smart and be cautious about reports done by uncertified shop owners, salespeople, or valuation companies.

SELECTING YOUR DIAMOND

You can choose to purchase your diamond online, or from a retail store. If you prefer to purchase your diamond in a retail store, avoid the big chains and shop with smaller independent jewellers. Many independent jewellers are actually significantly less expensive than their large competitors. (You don't have to take my word for it - shop around and you'll quickly learn that this is true). This way you'll buy a better quality diamond and - if you wish - you'll have the opportunity to design your own hand-made engagement ring setting.

If you choose to shop online, I would recommend comparing prices and service across several websites. Be sure that the company ships from your country - otherwise you'll be hit with expensive duty and GST. Always make sure you call or e-mail customer service and have them hand-inspect your diamond before you complete your purchase. Sometimes a diamond may seem like a great deal, but it could have an unfortunate inclusion, asymmetrical cut, or be negatively impacted by fluoresence. And above all, make sure you have an easy and affordable way to return the diamond if it doesn't turn out as you'd hoped. Online shopping is the best way to get a great deal on a diamond for your engagement ring, diamond studs, or pendant - just review this article, be reasonably cautious, and have fun.

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Quality Improved Diamonds - Some Things You Had To Know!

Ringgold

There are a variety of styles of involvement rings of 2018 that are extremely stylish. Whatever from lead ruby rings as well as tinted stones to "eco-friendly" rings as well as channel established diamond rings came to be popular in 2018.

Pave ruby rings are rings with three or four rows of tiny, even-sized diamonds that typically walk around the entire ring. A larger facility stone established over the remainder of the ring completes the appearance. Pave ruby interaction rings are among the very best interaction rings of 2018 because they are a classy selection for an involvement ring while developing a great deal of sparkle on a future new bride's ring finger. You'll also locate lead diamond wedding event bands that match your engagement ring and make it much more sparkly.

Colored rocks have actually also expanded in popularity. Since of this, rings with colored rubies are among the very best engagement rings of 2018. Rubies can be found in a selection of colors, consisting of yellow, blue, pink, as well as black. True tinted diamonds are extremely unusual, makings them exceptionally costly. A one-carat tinted diamond could run upwards of 10 thousand dollars. Nevertheless, if you can not pay for to invest this much loan on an involvement ring, there are a few options that will certainly still allow you to be fashionable with a colored rock. With the current technology, you could get a manufactured colored ruby. With the advances that have been made, a lot of people can not tell the distinction between an extracted ruby as well as a synthetic one. If you get or appoint a manufactured ruby, you can choose whichever shade you like, as well as save a number of thousands of dollars in the meanwhile. Alternatively, if you want a colored rock however do not need a diamond, emerald greens, sapphires, and rubies make terrific options for engagement rings as well as are far less costly than mined colored rubies.

Eco-friendly involvement rings are additionally among the best interaction rings of 2018. With more individuals worried concerning the environment and also concerning the civils rights concerns that border typical diamond mining, more individuals are looking for options to traditional interaction rings. One opportunity is to purchase an interaction ring that has a ruby that was extracted in Canada as opposed to South Africa. Canada does not have the exact same human rights concerns rotating around its diamond market, so it's taken into consideration to be a lot more pleasant to the globe. Additionally, acquiring a synthetic ruby ring is also considered to be more "environment-friendly" since not only does it not have the very same human rights problems that mined rubies do, however it doesn't ruin the planet like mining for diamonds has a tendency to do. Conversely, the very best interaction rings of 2018 consist of antique involvement rings because the greenest involvement rings are those that are reused and reused. By purchasing an engagement ring that is antique, you are not adding to the brand-new diamond ring market or the devastation of the environment.

Network set diamond rings are likewise on the checklist of best involvement rings of 2018. Channel set interaction rings have actually the stones established within the band of the ring, so the top of the stone is despite having the top of the ring. Network established rings are specifically perfect since the diamonds are secured from being damaged since you could not reach the rock to chip them. Much more preferred are channel set ruby rings constructed out of platinum, which has actually lately expanded in popularity. If you want to purchase a ring that is also much more unique, however, you could have a network collection involvement ring established with rocks apart from diamonds. Sapphires are a specifically popular choice for interaction rings.

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