Gem Breakfast Blog

    What makes our best selling engagement ring style Stella so special.
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    What are the best gemstones that are an alternative to diamonds and still hard enough for daily wear! Whether it’s for an engagement ring or a #treatyourself ring to wear as your signature piece, these stones will hold up to your daily routine (and look stunning while you’re at it).
    • 6 min read
    Welcome to your Ultimate Gold and Precious Metal Guide! Keep reading for everything you need to know about choosing white gold vs platinum or palladium, 14kt vs 18kt gold, and yellow gold vs rose, peach, and white gold. 
    • 8 min read
    All the tips & tricks to make at-home ring cleaning quick, easy, and super effective.
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    It's time for a little diamond trivia - with practical facts and some seriously fantastical facts that will quench your daily thirst for diamonds from dawn till dusk! 
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    This blog is all about the unsung hero, and the single most important factor in determining a diamond’s overall beauty and brilliance: cut. 
    • 4 min read
    A comprehensive guide to Asscher cut diamonds. We cover all the facts to know about Asscher cut diamonds.
    • 9 min read
    Everything to know about rose gold allergies including: who might be allergic, symptoms, copper vs nickel allergies, allergies vs irritation, how to test for an allergy, and what to do if you're allergic.
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    Welcome to your definitive guide to diamond inclusions! Whether your heart lies with flawlessly clear, bright white diamonds or heavily included, night sky salt and pepper diamonds, we’re here with all the inclusion tips and truths to help you decide!   
    • 7 min read
    Your travelling-with-jewelry guide to ensure your jewels are stylish, safe, and well protected.
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    We're decoding all the jewelry lingo, terminology, and insider terms you'll likely encounter on your engagement ring shopping journey! After this short read, you'll be on your way to speaking jeweler. 
    • 6 min read
    Have you ever wondered what ‘sustainable’ or ‘ethically sourced’ actually means when it comes to diamonds and colored gemstones? You’re not alone! The jewelry industry itself has been mired in contradiction over the exact definition of many oft-used jewelry terms. The Jewelry Glossary Project helps by defining the most commonly used jewelry terms to create a more universal language for all.
    • 4 min read