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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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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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Fancy Colored Diamonds On The Rise

The market has long ignored all other varieties of diamonds in favor of the translucent variety, but the scenario is rapidly changing at this time. Fancy colored diamonds are gradually asserting themselves in the jewelry…