The Diamond Reserve Blog

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What Diamond Shape Sparkles the Most?

Diamonds are famous for their sparkly brilliance. While every stone will shine in certain lighting conditions, certain diamond cuts, or shapes have more noticeable sparkle than others. While round diamonds

What’s a Three Stone Engagement Ring?

Popular as both engagement and anniversary rings, a three-stone ring features three stones that traditionally represent friendship, love and fidelity, or past, present and future. Let’s learn more about this

What Does a Key Symbolize in Jewelry?

Throughout history keys have not only been known as a tool to lock and unlock doors but also as a symbol of letting go, new beginnings, luck and love. No

What is a Bezel Setting?

A bezel setting is a style of setting where the stone is surrounded by a metal rim, rather than clutched by the four or six prongs you’re used to seeing

What Color is Tourmaline?

Tourmaline is available in more colors than any other gemstone! Green is the most common color, followed by pink to red hues. Blue tourmalines are more expensive varieties, while yellow,

Jewelry Appraisals, Insurance & Upkeep

Jewelry Appraisal and Valuation Appraisals are a vital document for fine jewelry and engagement ring owners to obtain. Appraisals are not the only form of evaluating diamond rings and jewelry,

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What is a Split Shank Engagement Ring?

A split shank engagement ring has two thin shanks on either side of the center stone, which come together at the bottom of the band. Split shank rings became prevalent

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What Colors Go With Rose Gold?

With its romantic glow and warm tone, rose gold is gaining momentum as a top choice for engagement rings. Its delicate and feminine pink glimmer gives a unique touch to

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What are Ear Climbers?

Ear climbers are a newer and very clever style of earring which give a distinctive look without the need for multiple piercings. This style is named simply because it ‘climbs’

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What is a Signet Ring?

Traditionally a masculine piece of jewelry, signet rings have now become a popular style among both men and women. Historically worn by royalty and used as a seal or signature,

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Kite Shaped Diamonds

Fly Me to the Moon In the diamond world, the 4c’s reign king as deciding factors when selecting the diamond that is right for you. Nevertheless, just behind carat, clarity,

three pieces of raw blue and purple tanzanite

What Color is Tanzanite?

Tanzanite’s only source is a 4km strip of land near Mount Kilimanjaro making it a thousand times more rare than diamonds. Tanzanite is trichroic, meaning that in its rough form,