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 …

Should You Choose a VS Diamond or an SI Diamond?

Often, diamonds with lower clarity grades can look just as flawless to the naked eye as diamonds with Flawless (FL) or Internally Flawless (IF). Yet, they’ll cost hundreds or even thousands of dollars less. Choosing a slightly lower diamond clarity grade can help you save quite a lot of money, even while getting a diamond …

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? …

5 Things you Need to Know about Tourmaline

On first impressions, you may think that it’s a dazzling emerald, but the resilient tourmaline can be very deceptive. Bold, bright and incredibly beautiful, green tourmaline can add serious sparkle to your life, and it’s even available in a range of other alluring and beautiful colors set to impress, perfect for either heirloom of everyday …

The Gemstone Lover’s Ultimate Tsavorite vs Emerald Trivia!

Beautifully colored gemstones are all the rage these days and are an especially popular choice for rings gifted on special occasions. And when it comes to gemstones adorning fine jewelry, you are more spoilt for choice than you probably ever imagined. Enter the dazzling Tsavorite! Bright and bold, Tsavorites, like the gorgeous green Tourmaline, are …

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 …

Lab Grown Diamonds. What Are they?

Lab-Grown Diamonds – or otherwise known also as man-made, engineered, synthetic or cultured diamonds – are exactly what their name suggests; they’re diamonds “grown” inside a lab using cutting-edge technology that replicates their natural growing process. Although they were first developed for industrial use during the 1950s, it took four decades for gem-quality stones to …

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 …

Russell Westbrook has Mega Beverly Hills Wedding

Congrats to Mr. & Mrs. Westbrook! The newlyweds Russell Westbrook and Nina Earl recently tied the knot at the Beverly Hills Hotel in California where she stunned the crowd in her Vera Wang gown. These college sweethearts had an amazing night with celebrity guests accompanying them, such as Khloe Kardashian, James Harden, Kevin Durant, and, …