Thank you to 94.7 The Globe for having me on the air this morning. As always, I had a good time with Weasel and Kelly. Sometimes I wonder where I feel more at home, the radio studio or the diamond world. Maybe in my next life, I’ll do a morning show. So we talked the usual Christmas talk, … More The “You-can’t-go-wrong” Gift
Trend Spotter & Co. wonders how relevant the engagement ring really is anymore. Some argue that it’s expensive and unnecessary. Others maintain that an engagement just isn’t an engagement if a man isn’t on bended knee with a ring in his hand. From my angle, I don’t see the tradition fading at all. It’s ingrained … More Engagement Ring Debate: Outmoded or Classic Tradition?
When buying a diamond, a certificate is your best friend. It’s your guarantee from a third-party that you’re getting what you’re paying for. However, you should be wary of who is issuing the certificate. The leading names and authorities in the industry are: GIA (Gemological Institute of America), AGS (American Gemological Society) and EGL (European … More Credible and Non-Credible Certificates
I came across this great article below on how to avoid getting scammed. For a purchase this important, it’s important to deal only with reputable sources. I’ll copy the full article here: How do I buy a diamond and avoid all the scams at the jewelry stores? Below are the common scams and mistakes we … More Avoid getting scammed on your diamond
It’s hard to keep a diamond ring clean. Diamonds are natural grease attractors and can become coated with grease when they are immersed in dishwater or when they come in contact with lotions or natural skin oils. Powders, hair spray and soap also cut down on a diamond’s brilliance. Keeping your diamond looking like a … More Don’t let sunblock ruin your ring
I received a great question a few days ago and I wanted to copy it here for everyone: Tim Says: I’ve been browsing through rings at a few different sites online. Now, I’m from the DC area, so of course I know Mervis from the ads, but I’m curious why I shouldn’t just buy my … More Q & A: Buying a diamond online