Amethyst is the birthstone for the month of February and the 6th and 17th wedding anniversaries. A variety of quartz recognized by it’s many shades of purple, from lilac to deep violet, the Amethyst is a gemstone with a long and mysterious history.
10 Interesting Myths and Facts about February’s Amethyst
Diamond purchasing can be intimidating, and maybe even overwhelming. So many choices and different prices for seemingly the same stone, and what does a nice diamond look like even if you saw one?! Diamonds like any other major purchase, should be researched, but then follow your heart. You're not purchasing this diamond for resale, it's [...]
We at Laura Preshong want every diamond client to feel that they have made an educated diamond purchasing decision. The benefits of purchasing a certified diamond is the standards set in grading, such as the 4C’s that aid the consumer in making an educated purchase. Laura Preshong only sells diamonds graded by the Gemological Institute [...]
There are three reliable sources for truly Conflict Free or Ethically Sourced Diamonds. Australia, Canada and Botswana Africa. The Australian Mines are the Argyle Mine owned by The Rio Tinto Mining Company, and the Ellendale owned by Goodrich Resources.The Canadian Mines are Diavik owned by Rio Tinto and Harry Winston, The Spring Lake and Victor [...]
Diamonds and gemstones are sold and priced by a weight of measure called a carat. Carat is a weight, not a measurement like millimeters. Diamond cutters strive to cut the most perfect stone for each raw diamond they are presented. Inclusions and other natural properties of the stones determine how the cutter is best able [...]
A classic New Yorker married in a chic black dress designed by Morgane Le Fay, Sarah married Matthew Broderick May 19, 1997. See 100 Iconic Wedding Dresses in this fun Iconographic by Vashi.
A custom designed engagement ring is the ultimate in personal expression. If you want a ring as unique as you, sprinkled with personal significance, a custom design may be what you’re looking for. Here are 7 tips on how to go about purchasing your custom design.Observe: Notice the jewelry that she or he wears to get a sense of your [...]
Diamonds are provocative, magical gems with thousands of years of history and lore. We've compiled 15 facts about diamonds, to read more about the modern, ethical diamonds visit our Diamond Education page.1. Diamonds are all between one and three billions years old. The earth is 4.543 billion years old.2. A diamond is an allotrope (meaning other [...]
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Wearing your engagement ring in the wrong place at the wrong time can result in loss or damage to your most prized possession. We've come up with 12 tips to keep your ring sparkling and on your finger for a life time.1Traveling: Consider leaving your engagement ring home while traveling and just wear your wedding band. [...]