Why Are Diamonds So Expensive?

Everyone knows that diamonds are expensive— but why is that? It’s easy to want to point to a single factor that makes diamonds expensive. However, the truth is more complex than that.  In general, there are three things that affect diamond price: rarity, desirability, and production cost. Then, there are a number of finer details …

Fabulous Push Present Jewelry Inspiration for your Partner

The moment that your wife gives birth is bound to be one of the most beautiful and precious times of your life. But going through nine months of pregnancy and childbirth is certainly not easy for your beloved partner, and that’s where gorgeous sparkling push presents come into the picture!  1. What are push presents? …

A Love Affair with Pear Shaped Diamond Engagement Rings!

From Victoria Beckham to Paris Hilton, Ariana Grande to Margot Robbie, A-listers are sporting one of the hottest engagement rings of the moment: the pear shape. Otherwise known as a ‘teardrop’ ring, these beauties – pointed on one side and rounded on the other – are also causing a stir on social media of late. …

3 Alternative Gemstones: A look beyond the diamond engagement ring

So you’ve found that one-and-only human being you want to spend the rest of your life with and you’re ready to make it official.  When trying to settle on the kind of engagement ring you’ll be proffering at that singular proposal moment, the choice seems obvious: a big shiny diamond, of course.  However, although diamonds …

The Anatomy Of An Engagement Ring Pt.2:

In The Anatomy Of An Engagement Ring Pt.1, we went through 5 basic basic keywords that you need to add to your glossary when you decide to go ring shopping. Now that you have your basics pinned down and you won’t be struggling to understand the very basic questions your jeweler is asking you in …

5 Tips for Buying the Perfect Engagement Ring on a Budget

The moment you first think of taking that next big leap in your love life, the immediate afterthought is how much it’s gonna cost you. No worries, that doesn’t make you non-romantic; after all, we don’t all have the 40.42 carat budget of Aristotle Onassis. Regardless if you believe that the ring should cost you …

Morganite Engagement Rings: The increasingly sought after alternative

Morganite engagement rings are growing in popularity – and for good reason. This feminine gemstone makes a powerful romantic statement. In spite of its delicate appearance, morganite is a durable gemstone antagonizing the traditional diamond, not only in hardness and beauty but also in its comparatively more affordable price tag. Here’s what you need to …

Gemstones & Fine Jewelery: A uniquely meaningful gift

Looking to offer a memorable gift uniquely picked for its wearer? Regardless if you’re buying a piece of jewelry for your mother’s birthday, your daughter’s sweet sixteen, or a romantic anniversary gesture for your wife, gemstones on fine jewelry will allow you to balance uniqueness with high-end design, fit for any occasion. If you’re having …

How to choose the perfect wedding band

The big day is just a few months away. Every detail of your wedding is just like you always dreamt it and there is only one thing left; picking the perfect wedding bands for you and your partner-in-life! The wedding bands tell your story. They are a testament to your love and as such it …

New Arrivals! Discover the latest Moissanite Bridal Sets to join our collection.

We’re very excited to present our newest moissanite Bridal Sets! A bridal set elevates the engagement ring by ensuring that the ring itself and the wedding band perfectly match one another, creating something truly magical, just like the love story they represent. Dazzling Starlight From our Starnish collection, this unique halo diamond bridal set features …

Stunning Celebrity Engagement Ring Trends in 2019

We’re halfway through the year and the wedding bells are chiming on the horizon for many celebrity couples. These three famous ladies flaunt their eye-catching engagement rings in front of the cameras influencing jewelry trends across the globe… and we can’t get enough of it! Jennifer Lopez – Bigger Is Better Leave it to J.Lo …

The Bedazzling Black Diamond Engagement Rings

If you’re looking to turn heads with your engagement ring choice, then look no further than the enchanting black diamonds! Perhaps due to their undoubtedly enchanting appearance or their unconventional status within the marital industry, these elegant stones have a mesmerizing effect that draws the eye of observers. In spite of their unique look, black …

How To Personalise An Engagement Ring

So you’ve found that one-and-only human being you want to spend the rest of your life with and you’re ready to make it official. Engagement ring shopping though can be tricky. Regardless of who’s doing the scouting for that one ring, this purchase is one that is filled with utmost significance and sentimentality; one that …

Engagement Ring Shopping: Top 5 Mistakes & How To Avoid Them

Buying an engagement ring is a daunting task, especially if you’re more of a traditionalist and looking to surprise your partner. When scouting for that perfect engagement ring to express your love and commitment to your significant other, be wary of some common mistakes that lovebirds tend to do when shopping for this timeless piece …

How To Plan the Oh-So-Perfect Proposal: Part 2 of 3

Checklist for the Perfect Wedding Proposal Congratulations on making the decision to share your life with another person! What better way to start this amazing journey by making the wedding proposal one your partner will never forget. Wedding proposals, however, can be as nerve-wracking as they are magickal; which is why we’ve been putting together …

The perfect gift for Valentine’s Day

The perfect Valentine’s Day gift comes from the heart but even those with their heart in the right place need some help with choosing the perfect gift! This year, make Valentine’s Day one to remember, by going for uniquely designed jewelry made by the artisans at Barkev’s!   Heart shaped diamond necklace Valentine’s Day is …