5 Reasons You Shouldn’t Buy a Cushion Cut Diamond Ring

5 Reasons You Shouldn’t Buy a Cushion Cut Diamond Ring

Looking at cushion cut diamond rings? We understand. The cushion is a sparkly all-get out; it’s a real head-turner. It has more life and fire than any other cut. And because of the way it’s cut, you get loads of diamond for your dollar. No wonder Kim Kardashian and other celebrities rock it proudly.  [image-caption image="https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0039/6994/1568/files/IMG_1035_1_480x480.jpg?v=1650887358" image-mobile="https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0039/6994/1568/files/IMG_1035_1_480x480.jpg?v=1650887358" caption="3.01 ct Cushion Diamond" alignment="center"] That being said, buyer beware! The cushion definitely ain’t for everyone. So today, let’s talk about the dark side of cushion cut diamond rings; the cons other jewellers won’t tell you about. Why are cushion cut diamonds so popular? Cushion cut diamond rings are a hit. The cushion is a new version of an old classic - the mine cut. The unique shape and larger facets give it tremendous sparkle and fire. Plus, no two cushion cuts are alike - which makes them a good way to symbolise...
Anna Baranova - Apr 25, 2022
Emerald cut engagement rings

Emerald cut engagement rings

Everything You Need to Know About Emerald cut Diamonds [image-caption image="https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0039/6994/1568/files/IMG_4047_480x480.jpg?v=1654416769" image-mobile="https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0039/6994/1568/files/IMG_4047_480x480.jpg?v=1654416769" caption="3 ct Emerald Diamond" alignment="center"] The emerald cut was first used for emeralds. Today, it’s also a popular diamond cut. It slenderizes the finger and has a hypnotic, “hall of mirrors” quality with a vintage shape.  We think the emerald cut is captivating and exciting. We’re not alone. Beyonce, JLo, Kim Kardashian, and Amal Clooney all rock the emerald proudly.  But because the emerald is so different from most cuts, you have to shop for it differently. Here’s our guide on the dos and donts of buying an emerald-cut diamond. What is the Emerald Cut? Emerald-cut diamonds are elegant, timeless, Art Deco-inspired stones gaining particular popularity in the 14th Century. They are also becoming more desirable today, particularly among some of the world’s most famous celebrities. While most other shapes are brilliant cuts, the emerald diamond shape is a step...
George PH - Mar 28, 2022
Symmetry

Symmetry

Everything You Need to Know About Diamond Symmetry [image-caption image="https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0039/6994/1568/files/IMG_8734_480x480.jpg?v=1650620067" image-mobile="https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0039/6994/1568/files/IMG_8734_480x480.jpg?v=1650620067" caption="3.2 ct Pear Diamond vs. 2.2 Radiant Diamond" alignment="center"] A diamond’s symmetry contributes to its sparkle, its overall appeal, and even its cut grade. But what makes a diamond symmetrical, and how can you tell? Read on to find out!  What is diamond symmetry? [image-caption image="https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0039/6994/1568/files/Diamond_Anatomy_480x480.png?v=1649247588" image-mobile="https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0039/6994/1568/files/Diamond_Anatomy_480x480.png?v=1649247588" caption="Diamond Anatomy" alignment="center"] “Symmetry” doesn’t mean that a diamond’s two halves are mirror images of one another. Instead, “symmetry” describes the degree to which a stone’s facets are properly aligned with each other.  In this sense, a “symmetrical” diamond is more well-proportioned than strictly symmetrical. The alignment of the facets, crown height, and crown angles can all affect the symmetry of a diamond.  Why is diamond symmetry important? A diamond that has good symmetry reflects and refracts light well, generating maximum brilliance and fire. A diamond with poor symmetry either absorbs light...
George PH - Mar 23, 2022
Ring Sizing

Ring Sizing

Everything You Need to Know About Ring Sizing [image-caption image="https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0039/6994/1568/files/IMG_5951_480x480.jpg?v=1650623360" image-mobile="https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0039/6994/1568/files/IMG_5951_480x480.jpg?v=1650623360" caption="Jasmine, 1.5 ct Oval Moissanite" alignment="center"] When shopping for an engagement ring, it’s important to know how to make sure the ring will be the right size. Finding a perfect fit is critical as there’s nothing more embarrassing than trying to shove a ring onto your partner’s finger unsuccessfully after they’ve already said yes just because you got the wrong size!  Here’s a guide to help you understand ring sizing to ensure that the ring you choose will be as perfect as the person you’re presenting it to.  How to Find an Accurate Ring Size The first thing you should know is that there are multiple ways to find a ring size. Naturally, some methods work better than others. Let’s take a look at the top 3 methods for finding an accurate ring size.  [image-caption image="https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0039/6994/1568/files/IMG_6681_480x480.jpg?v=1650631901" image-mobile="https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0039/6994/1568/files/IMG_6681_480x480.jpg?v=1650631901" caption="Pave Natalie,...
Marine Afrikyan - Mar 23, 2022
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