GIA Hacked – Invalid Grading Reports I woke up to find some unfortunate news coming from Carlsbad, California. GIA, short for Gemological Institute of America, invalidated 1,042 grading reports for diamonds submitted to and graded by GIA. This is a huge issue for those of us in the jewelry trade. But first, in order to… Continue reading GIA Hacked – Invalid Grading Reports – Sell Diamonds Boca
In case you missed Monday night’s Bachelorette finale, you missed Kaitlyn’s sparkling $150,000 engagement ring! If you think that’s expensive, it is! In fact, it’s the most expensive engagement ring in the history of the show. It features a 3.5 carat round brilliant diamond in a cushion halo setting with 160 small diamonds. The ring… Continue reading Bachelorette Kaitlyn Bristowe’s $150k Engagement Ring
Lab vs Natural Diamonds Boca Raton Helzberg Diamonds, owned by Berkshire Hathaway, will start selling lab grown diamonds from Scio and Renaissance Diamonds in select stores. They will be pink, yellow, and white in color. They are one of only a few retailers to test the market for man-made diamonds. Helzberg CEO commented “This year, Helzberg Diamonds… Continue reading Helzberg to Sell Lab Grown Diamonds Boca Raton
Diamonds Boca Raton Have you ever been on a cruise? Well, if you have, you know the on-board shops are a fan favorite. Here, you can shop duty free and get a great deal on a wide variety of items. Alcohol is always popular to buy on a cruise, and so is jewelry. Usually, items… Continue reading Starboard Cruise $20 Million Mistake Diamonds Boca Raton
Perfect Diamond Boca Raton Diamonds are some of the rarest stones on earth. Because they are so rare they have a high demand. And since they have a high demand their prices are high. A 1 carat diamond can cost upwards of $25,000. And that’s for a stone only approximately 6.5mm in diameter. There is a… Continue reading Update! Perfect Diamond Boca Raton Sold and More!