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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

A story of reinvention: One Emerald Bracelet becomes Five Emerald Rings

A story of reinvention: One Emerald Bracelet becomes Five Emerald Rings

Our client Cheri was kind enough to share her story of reinventing her Mom’s emerald bracelet below: “My Mom always wanted an emerald and somewhere after her 4th child was born Dad decided it was time to give her ..her first “service stripe” (the emerald bracelet) for a job well done. Because it is my… Continue Reading

Measure your love by the yard!

Everyone loves diamonds-by-the-yard. They are a classic gift your lady will be sure to love. We have some in stock or you can design your own. Care tip: In order to prevent your necklaces from getting tangled, keep them clasped and  of course separated one from the other. Continue Reading

All about Art Deco Jewelry

Art deco jewelry refers to the stylized designs of the 1920s to 1930s in the United States and Europe. The moniker “art deco” was coined by the French Société des Artistes Décorateurs at the 1925 Paris Exposition. Art deco jewelry especially reflects modern architecture of the day, such as the Chrysler Building in New York.… Continue Reading