Normally, I would never recommend buying a diamond that is not certified. However, there are special cases where you may get a good price and an honest deal.
Fluorescence in a diamond can be good or bad, but it’s worth investigating. The presence of fluorescence in a diamond can affect the price up to 20%.
A few facts about pear cut diamonds and what to look for when choosing one.
The easiest way to tell if your jewelry is gold is to look for a stamp and determine what it means. If there’s no stamp there are still a couple ways to tell.
The “problem” with cushion cut diamonds is that the majority of them are poorly cut with no sparkle. Take the time to search for a really well cut diamond.
Not all rings can be re-sized. Some eternity rings and vintage rings may only be sized a small amount, or not at all.
What is a chocolate diamond? Chocolate diamonds are a different name for brown, or cognac colored diamonds. However, many chocolate diamonds are lower quality.
Buying a certified diamond can serve as a safeguard against fraud. However, wholesalers and retailers can use certificates to mislead consumers as well.