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What Is a Lab Created Diamond?

The global diamond market was valued at almost $90 billion in 2018. But what makes diamonds such a large industry? And how is this industry changing? When most people think of a diamond, they think of one that comes from a mine, but you may have heard of a new process...

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A Quick Guide on How to Clean an Engagement Ring at Home

When you receive your engagement ring, nothing compares to the first time you see it sparkle in the sunlight. You sit for hours admiring the way that the light catches every shimmering angle of your diamond rings, and it brings a smile to your face. But, as time goes...

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What Makes a Diamond Sparkle?

What Makes a Diamond Sparkle?

Diamonds are one of the most preferred gemstones in engagement rings, but 80% of diamonds are not suitable for use in jewelry. This is because diamonds must undergo a thorough refining process in order to meet strict grading and quality criteria. This is all a part of...

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How To Choose A Diamond Ring Setting

How To Choose A Diamond Ring Setting

Have you ever bought a diamond ring? And what's more, have you ever considered how the setting of your diamond ring impacts its beauty? If not, it would be wise for you to read on and learn in detail about this topic. How To Choose A Diamond Ring Setting 1. Consider...

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How To Tell The Difference Between Crystal And Diamond?

How To Tell The Difference Between Crystal And Diamond?

If you're shopping for diamonds, you need to distinguish between a crystal and a diamond. Many people are unaware of these differences and buy substandard gems for an exorbitant price. At Masina Diamonds, we offer quality jewelry at favorable prices. There are many...

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What Makes A Diamond Sparkle?

What Makes A Diamond Sparkle?

Is there anything more beautiful than a diamond, sparkling in the light? Sparkle is one of the key things that makes diamonds so special and coveted! While the sparkle from a large diamond may be especially dazzling, even smaller diamonds have that special glisten...

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What Is Diamond Brilliance?

What Is Diamond Brilliance?

Diamonds are beautiful, and their brilliance is one of the properties contributing to that. Diamond brilliance refers to how white light is reflected on a diamond. Brilliance determines the sparkle and brightness of a diamond. It is said that an ideal cut diamond is...

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What Is An Old Mine Cut Diamond?

What Is An Old Mine Cut Diamond?

This type of diamond was popular in the 1800s and 1900s, previously mined in Brazil and India before newer mines were discovered in Africa. The appearance of an old mine cut diamond is simply recognizable among modern diamonds. How To Identify An Old Mine Cut Diamond...

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What Are Inclusions In Diamonds?

What Are Inclusions In Diamonds?

Simply stated, diamond inclusions are small flaws inside of a diamond. Inclusions often result from the conditions of extreme pressure and heat that allow a diamond to form inside the earth's mantle. These imperfections affect the clarity of the diamond, which is one...

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Are VVS Diamonds Real

Are VVS Diamonds Real

In your quest for a perfect diamond, you must have come across the term VVS diamond, and you are probably wondering what that means. Before digging deep into the meaning, you need to note that different diamonds are valued and graded depending on various factors such...

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Do Lab Diamonds Pass A Diamond Tester?

Do Lab Diamonds Pass A Diamond Tester?

Despite word on the street, lab-grown diamonds are becoming significantly popular choices in the jewelry industry. Their exceptional quality, affordability, and fiery sparkle have made them a consideration among many diamond shoppers. However, most folks buying these...

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