You’ve probably heard of the 4Cs of diamonds: carats, cut, color, and clarity. And when you’re shopping for an engagement ring or other piece of diamond jewelry, it’s easy to compare carats, which represent the weight of the diamonds. For example, a smaller diamond might weigh .5 carats, and a larger one might weigh 1 or more carats. If you pay attention only to the carat weight, however, you’re missing the other 3 important cs: cut, color, and clarity. It’s these 3 attributes that affect a diamond’s quality.
The following explains more about cut, color, and clarity and how they affect a diamond’s appearance and value: Continue reading Know Your Diamonds: Cut, Color and Clarity
Where do diamonds come from? If you said, “the Earth,” you’re right. And if you said, “a lab,” you are also right. So, what’s the difference? Earth-mined diamonds, also referred to as simply ‘mined diamonds,’ have long been the standard for engagement diamonds, diamond earrings, and other diamond-studded treasures. However, new technology has given these “below ground” precious stones a run for their money with the creation of lab-grown diamonds, an “above ground” alternative. Continue reading Why Lab-Grown Diamonds Are Surging in Popularity
Where do diamonds come from? If you said, “the Earth,” you’re right. And if you said, “a lab,” you are also right. So, what’s the difference? Earth-mined diamonds also referred to as simply ‘mined diamonds,’ have long been the standard for engagement diamonds, diamond earrings, and other diamond-studded treasures. However, new technology has given these “below ground” precious stones a run for their money with the creation of lab-grown diamonds, an “above ground” alternative. Continue reading Why Lab-Grown Diamonds Are Surging in Popularity
We’ve long been fascinated with the elegance and beauty of diamonds. No other rare stone can quite compare to the permanence and perfection of a well-cut diamond. Perfect to mark the major turning points in our lives or to simply show our appreciation, diamonds continue to remain a symbol of grace, sophistication and unending love. Browse wholesale diamonds in Bucks County, PA to find a gift that will last forever.
Continue reading Diamonds are everyones best friend: buying wholesale diamonds in Bucks County, PA
Shopping for a custom diamond engagement ring? You’ll need to take a crash course in what’s known as the “four Cs” of diamonds:
- Carat – The weight of the diamond
- Color – The less color a diamond has, the better its quality
- Clarity – The absence or presence of inclusions – or flaws – in the diamond
- Cut – How the diamond is crafted
It’s this last aspect that has the most to do with the overall beauty of the stone. The cut of a diamond refers to its proportions, finish and symmetry, and how its facets react to light. Here are a few of the most common diamond cuts that you might come across in your search for a custom diamond engagement ring.
Continue reading What Are the Different Cuts of Diamonds for Engagement Rings?
Diamonds are meant to last. They are, after all, “forever,” as any fan of James Bond – or Kanye West – can tell you.
And because they’ll be with you for a lifetime, you want to make sure that you choose diamond stud earrings that work for you. Ones that you enjoy wearing and are proud to show off.
Continue reading How to Choose the Best Diamond Stud Earrings for You
The world of diamonds is governed by “the four Cs.”
There’s color, which actually refers to the lack of color a stone has. One with no color is considered top quality, while a “brown” or “yellow” diamond is a lower standard diamond.
There’s carat, which is the weight of the diamond, and clarity, which refers to the presence or absence of inclusions – or flaws – in the stone.
And finally there’s cut, or the craftsmanship of a diamond: how the facets cooperate with light, the diamond’s overall finish and its proportions and symmetry.
Continue reading A Quick Guide to Diamond Cuts
Perhaps Great Aunt Nancy gave you her three carat antique old mine cut diamond engagement ring? Or, you have diamond stud earrings that were an anniversary gift from your first husband but your second husband doesn’t like you to wear them. Or perhaps you just could use the cash more than that seldom-worn diamond dinner ring? No matter the reason you decide to sell a diamond, when and how you go about selling diamonds can have a dramatic impact on how easy and profitable the sale is.
Diamond prices have steadily gone up in recent years; Now is a good time to sell an unwanted diamond. While the timing is right, you may still be apprehensive about selling your diamond because you don’t know where to start. How much is it worth? Where should you sell it? Who will you have to negotiate with and how quickly will it sell?
Continue reading How to Sell Your Diamonds
Doylestown Gold Exchange is more than a jewelry store or precious metal shop. It’s a family owned and operated business with over 20 years of experience in the gem and precious metal industry. Every day customers come into to sell items, gain knowledge, and purchase fine jewelry.
We aim to serve the local Doylestown community, and that’s why we have worked hard to offer a large array of services. We are a one-stop shop for buyers and sellers alike. Whether you’re selling gold, looking to repair a beloved watch or reset a precious stone, our staff is ready to utilize their expertise so customers can leave happy. Continue reading We Do It All at the Doylestown Gold Exchange
Your wedding is one of the most important days of your life. It all begins with one big purchase. Searching for the perfect diamond engagement ring can be an overwhelming and intimidating process. But with some advice from a professional gemologist you can get informed to make the right decisions for the perfect proposal.
A diamond engagement ring can be a valuable investment. Many people think that diamonds are overpriced. They worry about losing money on such a significant purchase. Doylestown Gold Exchange and Jewelers is a small family business that makes it a priority to offer competitive pricing.
Continue reading Buying and Selling Diamonds