June 2017

When is the Best Time to Buy a Diamond Ring?

By Jenna Fish June 29, 2017

Ritani Engagement Ring

Recently, we were asked to provide an expert opinion for an interview with Beyond4Cs; a website dedicated to consumer education. Over 100 industry experts were interviewed including appraisers, wholesalers and retailers.

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  Here's the excerpt of our response from the write up:

Any time of year is the right time to profess your love and devotion to that special someone. However, Spring has traditionally been a popular time for engagement ring shopping. Restaurants and attractions are not very crowded, travel to pretty places is not at its peak, and why not give your lady something exciting to look forward to during the long, hot days of summer. Also, springtime does not coincide with most other popular gift giving holidays. Everything about Spring–the flowers, the   freshness of the air, sunny days–screams romance. So go ahead, pick out a stunning diamond ring and make her dreams come true!

 

To read the entire article, go to: https://beyond4cs.com/experts-reveal-the-best-time-to-buy-a-diamond-ring/

 

The Top 10 Jewelry Styles and Trends You Need to Know

By Jenna Fish June 23, 2017
layered bracelets

When it comes to layering and stacking pieces, the more the merrier! Combining stacks of rings, bracelets, necklaces, and even earrings are increasingly sought after. This look is not only for women, but also wears well for men. Incorporate dainty pieces among bolder bangles, having fun with textural differences for a flawless, on-trend look. Traditionally more of a fashion jewelry look, stacking is more recently becoming a bridal look as well. Photo Credit @zoechiccojewelry


Two-in-one rings are a great option for those who love the layered look, but have trouble putting pieces together. There is...

Mine Diamonds vs Man Made Diamonds the Real Difference

By Ciara Johnson June 16, 2017

Mined DiamondsDiamonds have been considered an exceptionally valuable commodity that has been mined and traded for many centuries. They first found commercial notoriety in India during the 4th century BC, the diamond capital moved from India to Brazil during the 1700s and then to South Africa where the infamous Kimberley Mine was found in 1866. Through the years, the diamond industry has experienced many evolutionary and revolutionary changes in the way we use diamonds and in more recent years there has been innovations in how they are being created; from the mine to the laboratory. In the mid-1950s scientists started growing man-made diamonds but were.....

Four Basics to Buying the Perfect Diamond Engagement Ring

By Jenna Fish June 14, 2017
The Perfect Diamond Engagement Ring

When making the decision to purchase a diamond engagement ring, it is not unusual to feel a little intimidated on knowing what to look for. It is likely a big investment and is important to educate yourself first to ensure lasting quality.

From the cut of the diamond and the metal of the band to the details of the different settings—it can be quite overwhelming. That is why we are here to educate you so that you can.......

Engagement Ring Trends - Hottest Styles for 2017 / 2018

By Jenna Fish June 9, 2017

Simply Tacori East-West Engagement RingsEvery year, jewelers from around the world gather in Las Vegas for the JCK jewelry show, showcasing the hottest and most sought-after trends among the industry. The hot trend this year dominating the show are east-west engagement rings, going against bridal traditions as we know it.

East - West engagement rings showcase the diamond being....