The Ultimate Reinvention: Marquise into an Oval

The Ultimate Reinvention: Marquise into an Oval

 

This is one of Ben’s favorite reinvention projects. He recut a 2.06ct Marquise into a  1.88ct Oval GVVS2. This stone is has a big look! It spreads bigger then the average 2.5ct oval stone. Also, the bow tie that appeared in the Marquise is no longer apparent! Also, style wise Oval stones are currently much more desirable the Marquise.  Now we have a post consumer stone with a new lease on life. 

 

Four Common Mistakes to Avoid When Buying a Diamond

Four Common Mistakes to Avoid When Buying a Diamond

  ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]  1. Buying a diamond based only on the certificate.  As Ben likes to say, “the only thing a GIA certificate can’t tell you is if the stone is pretty.” It is possible for a stone to grade well and not have that special sparkle or beauty that you want. 2.… Continue Reading

FAQs: Selling Your Jewelry at Ben Shemano Jewelry

FAQs: Selling Your Jewelry at Ben Shemano Jewelry

If you are interested possibly selling fine jewelry,  diamonds, watches or gemstones below is some helpful information. At Ben Shemano Jewelry, we offer complimentary purchase appraisals, otherwise known as offers/bids. • Call or email for a private appointment. Seeing your items in person is always best. • Bring your items along with any paperwork. GIA or… Continue Reading

She Said “Yes!”

She Said “Yes!”

We love helping clients find the perfect stone and create a custom-made engagement ring. Over the last three years, we have been collecting clients engagement photos in a series called, “She said yes!” Some of the photos are at the moment of engagement and others are slightly after. If we could bottle the excitement and… Continue Reading