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    Gem Breakfast Blog

    Whether you're treating yourself to some well-deserved diamond jewelry or shopping for a princess cut engagement ring for your partner, we're here to help you find your perfect princess cut!
    • 9 min read
    Here is a comprehensive guide to oval cut diamonds. We cover all the facts to know about oval cut diamonds.
    • 9 min read
    What mine to market sourcing means, why it matters, plus the supply chain of an average gemstone.
    • 8 min read
    Whether your lusting after a cushion cut engagement ring or plotting a cushion cut present to yourself, you're in the right place to find your perfect cushion cut diamond!
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    Learn everything you need to know about ethical sapphires. In this post, we cover where sapphires come from, their origin and how we ethically source ours from all over the world.
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    Today we’re chatting all things recycled gemstones with the incredibly knowledgeable Jared Holstein, a Gem Dealer who specializes in post-consumer recycled diamonds and colored gems. Jared’s our favorite source for antique and old cut gemstones and has an unparalleled eye for the unique and memorable. He’s also a strong advocate for transparency and accountability in the diamond world.
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    How to convert carat weight to mm and find the true size of every shape of diamond: round brilliant, emerald, princess cut, marquise, asscher, pear, cushion cut, radiant, heart shaped.
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    Answers to all your promise ring questions plus all of the unique, hand-engraved, diamond-dusted, never-before-seen promise rings so you never have to say yes to mass-produced, basic mall designs.
    • 5 min read
    What is a marquise cut diamond · Why we love marquise cut diamonds · How to choose a marquise diamond · The most famous marquise cut diamonds
    • 10 min read
    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).
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    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