What Other Ways to Use Diamond Are There?

  Ever look at a diamond on a ring and think “Man, they can’t all turn out that nice!” Well, as it happens, not all diamonds make the cut to jewelry-grade stones. In fact, only about 20% of diamonds mined are usable for jewelry. Even less of those are high enough quality to look good […]

10 Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About Diamonds

Diamonds are pretty cool. In the past I’ve gone over how they’re mined, the history behind them, and how we can even make them from scratch. There are some little things, though, that don’t quite make it as their own posts. But I still want to share them with you! So today, let’s take a […]

Poll: What Kind of Diamond Jewelry Is Best?

This week, I want to switch things up a bit and hear from you, the readers! I talk a lot about rings on this blog, but there are plenty of other ways to use diamonds! Necklaces, bracelets, brooches – there’s more that goes into diamond jewelry than the rings. So, here are some of the most […]

How Do You Build A Diamond Mine?

Most natural diamonds on Earth formed millions of years ago in the Earth’s mantle. Today, they remain under the surface of the ground, just waiting to be found. But how do we get them out? Diamond mining is a big business, and as it turns out, there are plenty of different ways to build a […]

Why Is Diamond Cut So Important?

When you’re looking to buy a diamond, there are four main metrics to keep in mind. Referred to as the “4 C’s”, these metrics are Cut, Clarity, Color, and Carat. As I mentioned in a previous post, diamond cut is the most important of the four, contributing the most to how a diamond looks. But […]