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    Gem Breakfast Blog

    Our favorite celestial rings, cosmic bands, and celestial engagement rings that'll transport you right to a starry, moonlit night. 
    • 3 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
    The in’s and out’s of custom engagement ring design with Gem Breakfast in San Francisco including: -Why go custom? -Custom design myths -What Gem Breakfast customers say about the custom process -The custom design process from consult to completion
    • 12 min read
    Custom created and inspired by the cosmos, these hand-engraved stacking rings are infused with the magic of the stars and crafted with Earth’s precious metals. And just like the constellations, no two are the same - every band is custom created and hand-engraved by a highly skilled San Francisco-based artisan for a unique stamp on every piece.
    • 5 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!
    • 9 min read
    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.
    • 15 min read
    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!
    • 4 min read
    Let’s chat about what all your fave gemstones mean (and what they can do for your emotional, mental, and metaphysical well-being)!
    • 6 min read
    Everything you need to know about conflict-free diamonds and ethically sourced diamonds.
    • 5 min read
    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.
    • 8 min read
    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.
    • 4 min read