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5 Reasons To Choose Real Diamonds Over Synthetic Stones

5 Reasons To Choose Real Diamonds Over Synthetic Stones

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Getting married is an exceptionally exciting time in your life. You’ve finally found the love you’ve been dreaming of, and now it’s time to commit to spending the rest of your life together.

 

Are you going to do it with a rare and beautiful diamond, or are you going to choose a mass-produced synthetic stone?

 

Real diamonds and synthetic stones are created by vastly different processes, but there are many more differences between them as well. Keep reading to learn our top five reasons why you should always choose real diamonds over synthetic stones for your jewelry!

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Sapphire vs. Diamond Engagement Rings: What You Need to Know

Sapphire vs. Diamond Engagement Rings: What You Need to Know

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There’s no doubt that diamonds are the most popular stone choice for engagement rings, but 11% of brides still prefer gemstones. Of them, 20% opt for sapphires.

 

Both stones have their pros and cons and often the choice simply comes down to personal preference. If you’re debating between the two, this sapphire vs. diamond engagement rings showdown has everything you need to know.

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How to Create a Custom Engagement Ring Design

How to Create a Custom Engagement Ring Design

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 You’re committing to spending the rest of your life together, and your ring should symbolize that. When you create a custom diamond engagement ring, you can ensure that you’ll still love it ten, 20, and even 50 years down the road. It may require a little extra work, but the end result is worth the effort!

 Are you ready to get started? This guide covers everything you need to know to create a custom engagement ring design.

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Opal: October's Sparkling Birthstone

Opal: October's Sparkling Birthstone

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Opal, October's birthstone, is known for its breathtaking “play of color.” This “play of color” is created by miniscule silicone spheres which bend the light passing through the gem. Each stone displays an array of different colors including stunning reds, greens, and blues. Its beauty is enhanced when set against darker minerals such as ironstone, basalt, or obsidian. 

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Gold FAQ

Gold FAQ

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What is the difference between 10K, 12K, 14K and 18K gold?

When gold comes out of the ground it is considered nearly pure and referred to as 24kt pure gold. Gold is mixed with alloys to add durability and strength. How much alloy is mixed in determines the purity. 18K gold has 18K of gold and 6k of alloys to make up the 24k. 14K has 14K of gold and 10K of alloy, 12k has equal parts of gold and alloy, and 10 is predominantly alloy with 10K of gold and 14k of alloy.

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Turquoise is December's Birthstone

Turquoise is December's Birthstone

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Turquoise is a favorite stone to many, and those born in December are fortunate to have it as their birthstone. The highly praised stone exudes exotica and elegant charm, as it has for thousands of years...
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Diamonds Are An April Baby's Best Friend!

Diamonds Are An April Baby's Best Friend!

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The Mystique and Beauty of Pearls

The Mystique and Beauty of Pearls

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July's Birthstone is the Fiery Red Ruby

July's Birthstone is the Fiery Red Ruby

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August's Warm Green Birthstone is Peridot

August's Warm Green Birthstone is Peridot

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Silver used in Jewelry

Silver used in Jewelry

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How Davidson Jewels Designs and Prototypes Custom Jewelry With 3D Printing

How Davidson Jewels Designs and Prototypes Custom Jewelry With 3D Printing

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