Diamond Jewelry

Diamond Jewelry

Though most diamonds on the American market are graded by one of two organizations - The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) or The American Gem Society (AGS or AGSL) - there are many other organizations that offer diamond grading services. You may have seen diamonds featuring certifications from organizations like...

Today's blog post is a guest contribution from Ruth Batson, the CEO of American Gem Society and AGS Laboratories. With over 20 years of experience at the organization, Ruth is passionate about protecting and informing jewelry customers. If you’ve ever bought a diamond, chances are, it came with a grading...

The wedding ring is often overshadowed by its blingy counterpart, the engagement ring. Let’s be real, people rarely ask to look at this simple band, nor is it usually encountered with the same squeals of delight and awe. Yet arguably, the wedding band is the most meaningful piece of...

While some romances are whirlwinds that sweep you off your feet, others grow slowly over time and yield an incredibly strong and resilient type of love. For Corey McKean, it wasn’t until he found Heather that he realized what true love was. He and Heather met while they were both...

Will McGivney was just 15 years old when he met the most beautiful girl he’d ever seen. He had been introduced to Jessica Melendez through mutual friends but found himself intimidated and always ended up resorting to clownish behavior to make up for his shyness. Eventually, they became friends,...

Image Source: SCP After much speculation on the royal wedding rings, May 19th’s historic wedding between Prince Harry of Wales and Miss Meghan Markle finally put the question of ‘would he or wouldn’t he’ to rest. Unlike many of his upper-crust contemporaries, Harry opted to follow modern custom and wear a...

Everyone knows that buying online means lower prices and greater selection. But for the largest and most important purchases, people still think twice about buying online. Case in point: Many people wonder if it’s a good idea to buy diamonds online. Particularly if you’re shopping for an engagement ring, which...

We’re not here to tell you that you HAVE to buy a diamond in order to get engaged. You don’t even HAVE to buy a ring at all, if you don’t want to. Getting engaged and married is a deeply personal decision, and the way you go about it...