Articles by valentinmagro

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A Guide to Learning Diamond Shapes

As of this year, there are 9 standard shapes in which diamonds are cut from their rough states. Some of them are banal, while others are rare. With varying degrees of scintillation and brilliance, each…


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Diamond Buying Tips – Advice for Finding Your Jewel

Evaluating diamonds is a complex process, requiring special knowledge. Complicating matters is personal taste. Less than perfect stones can still be attractive. When searching for the right diamonds for your ring, you may not know…


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A Primer on Fancy Brilliant Diamond Shapes

The round brilliant diamond follows strict guidelines to draw out its best qualities. Other diamonds fall under different categories, such as fancy brilliants. Also known as modified brilliants, they combine diamond’s optical properties with whimsical…


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Creating One-of-a-Kind Engagement Rings

Diamond engagement rings are a beloved symbol of romance and commitment. Their popularity means a number of common designs. Those who seek unique engagement rings may want more than to stand out from the crowd….


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Popular Ring Styles – A Look at In-Demand Jewelry

A trip to any jewelry store will show a variety of diamond engagement rings. Designs can be minimalist, experimental, extravagant or otherwise catch the imagination. Certain diamond cuts and settings draw in people again and…




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Radiant Cut Diamond Rings – Uncommonly Bright Stones

Radiant cut diamonds premiered in the 1970s. They were initially patented, but now any cutter may create them. They’re rectangular jewels with cropped corners and concentrated brightness. Their brilliance makes them a choice cut for…


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Love And Diamond Rings – A Look At Symbolism

Diamond rings and romance are closely intertwined. For centuries, these rings were used as a tangible sign of love and commitment. Their designs and purposes have changed over time. From simply an engagement marker, diamond…