Diamonds and Weddings and Stars, Oh My!

“Twilight” star Nikki Reed and “90210” star Shannen Doherty both tied the knot in Malibu this past weekend in Malibu, California. Reed celebrated her Malibu wedding with “American Idol” alum Paul McDonald on Sunday. Reed walked down the aisle at a private ceremony on a ranch under the Malibu sun. McDonald and Reed invited 100 …

In the Name of Love: How to Finance an Engagement Ring

When you’re looking for the perfect ring for the love of your life, the price tags may seem overwhelming. But with the many financing options available to customers, you can land the perfect ring to express your love without breaking the bank. Here are some options for financing engagement rings: Cash savings. If you have …

Gem Diamonds Sells Letšeng Star for $16.5M

Gem Diamonds sold the 550-carat Letšeng Star rough diamond for $16.5 million, according to news reports on Monday, October 24, 2011. In addition to the lump sum profit, the seller will receive a share of the profit from the D color gem once it is polished and cut. ”The Letšeng Star has the potential to yield …

How to Choose the Perfect Men’s Wedding Band

When it comes to picking out the perfect wedding ring for men, there are several considerations to keep in mind. Your choice is going to become a lot simpler if you keep some factors in mind: -Considering your lifestyle- this is a very important criterion. For example, if you work in an environment where your …

Barkev’s offers unique rings you simply won’t find anywhere else.

Getting ready to say “I do”? The Barkevs bridal collection has everything you’d expect from a totally unique and unexpected fine jewelry collection for brides longing for the perfect unique wedding rings and unique engagement rings. Try the 77090LW  stunning white gold diamond engagement ring with a 1.18 dtw diamond set perfectly. The center stone …

Must Know Tips About Buying A Diamond Bracelet

Diamonds can make more than rings and necklaces sparkle, they infuse brilliance and class in bracelets as well. If you want to buy a bedazzling diamond bracelet, take note of a few basic elements to look for, so you can find a fashionable match:   Diamond Quality Diamond quality is important for any piece of …

Stars Showcase Black Diamonds at 2011 Emmys

Red dresses were all the rage at the 2011 Emmys, and bold jewelry complemented the look. Black diamonds made a splash at the annual TV awards ceremony. Celebs from Gwyneth Paltrow to Lea Michele were spotted on the red carpet donning the dark diamonds. Paltrow stepped out with her usual elegance, sporting emerald cut black …

Keep Your Diamond Sparkling: Tips for Diamond Care and Cleaning

Diamonds may be the hardest type of jewelry, but they are not indestructible, so take the time to care for your precious gem and you’ll enjoy its beauty for years to come. Here are a few tips to help you keep your diamond ring sparkling, clean and safe: Protect your diamond from harsh chemicals such …

Breast Cancer Awareness Month Brings Jewelry with Heart

Breast cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer for women, as 1 in 8 will contract some form of breast cancer in her lifetime, according to the Breast Cancer Society Inc. The good news is that breast cancer has a high survival rate, especially with early treatment and preventative measures. Whether you …

International Diamond Centers: Where Diamonds Come to Life

Before diamonds reach your ears and engagement rings, they pass through diamond centers for grading. The centers are located in many of the world’s top cities, such as New York, London, Mumbai and Tel Aviv. Antwerp has been at the forefront of the diamond industry since the 14th century and is internationally recognized as the …

The 3 Most Famous Diamonds in the World

Diamonds in the Rough: The 3 Most Famous Diamonds in the World All diamonds symbolize elegant beauty, but some go above and beyond to adorn royalty, inspire conspiracy and make a lasting impression on the world. From the world’s largest diamond to the crowning jewels of royalty, here are three of the most memorable diamonds …

Tips to Understand Diamond Clarity

Diamond clarity can be confusing for the everyday diamond buyer to understand, but you can get a good grasp on clarity indicators with some basic background information and terms. The majority of natural diamonds have identifying characteristics known as flaws. The visibility of the flaws is dependent on its location in the diamond. Some flaws …

Guide to Buying Diamond Earrings

Diamond earrings offer an elegant sparkle to compliment any dressy ensemble. Deciding what type of diamond studs to decorate your ears with depends on your personal taste. There are a few basic factors to consider when buying diamond earrings, outlined below: Quality As with all diamond jewelry, the quality of your earrings depends on the …

World’s Biggest Diamond Heists

Diamond heists have captured the public’s imagination for centuries. The exciting tales about gangs of thieves looting diamond vaults and trucks for the coveted gems has been mimicked in crime fiction novels and dozens of Hollywood films. But there are several real-life heists that trump all fictional accounts on the subject. The Hauge, Netherlands’ Museon …

Another Unique Engagement Ring By Barkev’s

A lovely diamond engagement ring in white gold. With a diamond weight of 0.11 dtw. A round cut stone centers the ring and tiny diamonds wrap around the band in opposite side diagonal lines. The perfect diamond engagement ring for any petite bride especially and ideal for one who prefers a diamond engagement ring with …

Kate Middleton’s Diamond Earrings

The Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, has been a fashion template since captivating the world’s attention with her princess fairytale. Middleton’s diamond-studded Cartier tiara was simply stunning during the wedding of the century, while her 19-carat diamond engagement ring is fit for a queen. But Middleton’s taste in diamond earrings reveals her affinity for timeless, …

Rings to Die For: Reality Star Engagements

Love it or loathe it, reality television is a cultural phenomenon and national obsession. From the “Real Housewives” and “Keeping up with the Kardashians,” to the escapades of “Bethenny Ever After,” there is an endless mix of savvy stars that are milking every second of their 15 minutes of fame. One of the pluses of …

Choosing the Symbol of Your Love: Engagement Ring Shopping

The easiest way to pick out the perfect engagement ring is to take your girlfriend to the jeweler. However, if you want to maintain the element of surprise, you will have to be creative with your search. In order to find an engagement ring that signifies your undying devotion, pay close attention to your significant …

Diamond Watches Show More Than Time

Celebrities from Jay-Z to Kim Kardashian have been spotted wearing diamond-studded watches, and some celebs, such as Kardashian, even offer their own brand of diamond watches. Diamond watches come in endless styles and sizes, and you can find the best one to suit your needs with some basic shopping tips. Look for the Four Cs …