The Diamond Reserve Blog

The Difference Between Carats and Karats

Some things in the jewelry world are easy and well thought-out, and then we have the measurement system. Often asked is the difference between a carat and a karat. While

Wedding Bands That Can Survive Punishment

Many men want a wedding band that won’t break, scratch, dent or otherwise be ruined by their normal activities. They want to be able to free climb mountains, wrestle bulls,

3 Jewels You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

Today we’re going to take a look at some otherworldly gemstones that you’ve likely never heard of, including some incredibly expensive ones. Many of these gemstones are akin to deep

March’s Birthstone

With a rich, light blue color like the clearest ocean waters, this jewel is favored among those who want to stand out. It emanates a healthy, beautiful radiance and is

February’s Birthstone

This historically rich gemstone has mentions in Greek Mythology, is the zodiac sign of the goat and boasts a color resembling fine wine. It’s said to grant its wearer a

Keeping Your Jewelry Safe

From past FBI reports, just under 20% of all property crimes are burglaries. Burglars are typically interested in anything with a high value that’s easy to transport. TV’s are typically

The Unseen Factors in Gemstone Value

A well established measurement of value in the industry is the 4 C’s: Color, Carat Weight, Cut and Clarity. We discuss these in detail on our Diamond Education page and,

Gemstones And Their Meanings

Gemstones hold powerful meanings that have been defined through centuries of possession. In Roman days, the appearance of certain gemstones foreshadowed a grim fate, while others were cherished because they