Category: Diamonds

Do diamonds lose their shine?

Do diamonds lose their shine?

A damaged diamond can lose its shine or if you don't clean it over time it can become filmy. A quick trip to a jeweler and they can usually clean the diamond in less than an hour using a chemical…
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How can you tell a pure diamond?

How can you tell a pure diamond?

A jeweler is going to look at the very edge of the stone and if it looks like plastic, it probably is. A jeweler can see the crystal that forms on the edge can give an indication of legitimacy. Also,…
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How can you tell if diamonds are real?

How can you tell if diamonds are real?

A quick trip to your local jewelry and they can tell you if it's real. There are a lot of tricks online that claim to show you how to tell if a diamond is real but making a quick trip…
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Are Tacori rings worth it?

Are Tacori rings worth it?

A Tacori ring is a brand name for a jewelry line. Are they worth the higher price? If you are the kind of person who is drawn to a Rolex because it is a Rolex, you would be the kind…
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Are Costco diamonds worth it?

Are Costco diamonds worth it?

Costco diamonds are real diamonds however you get no after-sale service with Costco jewelry. Also, at Costco, they won't even let you try the jewelry on first.
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What does CT mean in jewelry?

What does CT mean in jewelry?

CT means Carat, for the carat weight. 100 carat C's would make up 1 carat. A carat is simply a historical term for 'weight'. 1/20 of a gram = 1 carat, in general.
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How much is a 1k diamond ring worth?

How much is a 1k diamond ring worth?

Depending on the color and quality, a 1k diamond ring can run between $3,500 to $6,500 dollars.
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Do diamonds lose value?

Do diamonds lose value?

Generally no, in fact from 2010 to 2020 diamonds nearly doubled in value. As long as they are maintained well and are not damaged, diamonds usually increase in value over time.
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What brand of diamond is the best?

What brand of diamond is the best?

GIA is a grading company and a diamond graded by GIA is generally sought after more than any other diamond. GIA stands for Gemological Institute of America.
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Will a real diamond shatter if heated?

Will a real diamond shatter if heated?

If you heat and cool a diamond quickly over and over again it can cause the diamond to shatter. It's also called frosting a diamond. It would have to be extremely hot, something like more than 1,200 degrees, so you…
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