Today’s blog is all about our favorite glittering, gleaming, light-catching gem: diamonds! Specifically, the most popular cut of all: round brilliant cut diamonds.
From the top to the tip, we’re explaining every portion and proportion that makes a stone either seriously sparkling or drab and dull. Every one of these sections plays a role in a diamond’s cut quality, and ultimately, it’s level of brilliance, fire, and sparkle.
Everybody knows we love the unconventional, the unusual, and the avant-garde, so naturally, we’re on board with the ever-effervescent champagne diamond. Maybe you’ve heard of them, maybe not, but today we’re here to raise a glass to these under-hyped but incredibly gorgeous golden diamonds.
Whether you’re considering designing your own custom ring, or just shopping and overwhelmed by all the insider terms, we’re here with answers! Once you know all the components of a ring, you can get clear on what you love, what you don’t, and put it all together for a ring that sings your unique soul song!
If you’re a Gem Breakfast gal, you’ve likely seen/heard about our two signature solitaire settings: Bella & Stella - the rings on so many wish lists! Stella came first, and when we introduced Bella, we were asked by so many of you “what’s the difference between them?” So, we’re here today to share: why we love them, what they have in common, how they’re different, all the ways to customize