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What is an Asscher Cut Diamond?

An Asscher cut diamond is a step or trap cut stone with rectangular facets that emphasize depth and draw your eye into the stone. While it has an overall square

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Should I Insure My Engagement Ring?

From picking out a ring, to planning the perfect proposal, engagement ring insurance is probably the last thing on your mind. After saying yes, chances are someone will be sporting

What is a Princess Cut Diamond?

When choosing an engagement ring, the shape of the diamond or main stone is often where the design journey begins and the entire structure of the ring is usually created

What Color is Garnet?

Garnet is not a single mineral but actually a group of several closely related ones. The gemstones’ most widely known color is dark red but garnets are available in a

What is a Herkimer Diamond?

Herkimer diamonds are beautiful quartz crystals found around Herkimer, New York.  The crystals are stunning works of nature that have a diamond-like geometrical shape hence the name “Herkimer diamonds”. While

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What is a Bangle Bracelet?

A bangle is a type of bracelet that is rigid, ring-shaped and often made of metal. A traditional bangle is a closed circular design, without a clasp closure. In comparison,

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What is Fluorescence in a Diamond?

Fluorescence is the tendency of a diamond to emit a soft glow when the stone is exposed to ultraviolet light (UV light). Fluorescence is neither good or bad, but definitely

What is a Cushion Cut Diamond?

Cushion cut diamonds are a modified version of an antique diamond shape, the old mine cut and have a timeless appeal with soft, rounded edges. This square cut has the