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How to Use a loupe to Inspect Diamonds and Gemstones

Using a loupe while looking at a diamond or a gemstone can be useful even for the beginner. A loupe in the hands of a gemologist is even more useful because of the knowledge acquired through training and experience. The … Continue reading

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How Does Color Affect the Price of a Diamond

When pricing diamonds it is a good idea to understand how the color grading affects the cost of the diamond. Especially nowadays when we are comparing large numbers of diamonds by looking at diamond attributes online. Color makes a huge … Continue reading

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Know Your Diamond Color

G,H, and I are normally the best color for your dollar when purchasing a diamond. I normally try to get a SI1 or better for the clarity and “H” or “I” for the color. These diamonds look great to the … Continue reading

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How to Find Diamond Imperfections

In this video it is clearly explained how the average person looking for a piece of diamond jewelry should look for when looking at the diamond. A flawless diamond is clear so any black spots, clouds, or tiny dots are … Continue reading

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