VS1 vs. VS2 – Is There a Difference?

Of the 4Cs, clarity is often the most confusing, simply because there are many ways to grade diamond clarity. While the bottom line when choosing your clarity grade is to simply find an eye-clean stone, knowing the different grades can help you...

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The Dreaded Diamond Bow Tie and How to Avoid It

Not many people know of the bow tie effect on diamonds, but if you’re buying a fancy cut stone, you’re bound to come across this term. While it might sound like something you’d want your diamond to have, in fact, the bow tie effect can significantly...

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Tantalum Vs. Tungsten – What You Need to Know

When it comes to jewelry, gold, silver, platinum, and palladium, aren’t the only superstars when it comes to jewelry for brides and grooms. There’s a number of different alternative materials that are popular nowadays. Among them are...

Tantalum vs. tungsten metal in jewelry