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9 April 2015
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Designer Spotlight: Van Cleef & Arpels

9 April 2015, Comments 0

By Rachel Borok Van Cleef & Arpels originated when the son of a stone cutter and the daughter of a precious stone dealer joined […]


17 March 2015
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Designer Spotlight: Tiffany & Co.

17 March 2015, Comments 0

By Rachel Borok Did you know that Tiffany is considered by many to be the most influential designer of individual engagement rings? The creation […]


6 March 2015
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How to Tell if a Diamond is Real or Fake

6 March 2015, Comments 0

To a trained eye, spotting a real versus fake diamond is second nature. But for the regular person, it’s not so easy. According to […]


24 February 2015
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‘Antiques Roadshow’ Appraises Diamond Necklace for $125,000

24 February 2015, Comments 0

On a recent episode of Antiques Roadshow on PBS, a woman brought in a 1960 Van Cleef & Arpels diamond necklace to be appraised. […]


20 February 2015
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Beyond the 4 Cs: A Diamond’s Girdle

20 February 2015, Comments 0

Most people know what the 4 c’s are when deciphering the quality of a diamond: Cut, Color, Clarity and Carat. But, there is a […]


13 February 2015
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2.01 Carat Yellow Diamond Discovered at State Park

13 February 2015, Comments 0

http://www.jckonline.com/2015/02/06/201-ct-yellow-diamond-discovered-crater-diamonds-state-park Louisiana resident, Dean Filppula, is 2.01 carats richer. The man recently found a yellow diamond at Arkansas’ famed Crater of Diamonds State Park. Filppula […]


10 February 2015
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GIA Announces Change of Colored Stone and Pearl Reports

10 February 2015, Comments 0

Beginning February 1, the Gemological Institute of America has started issuing the same form reports for both colored stones and pearls, though the reports […]


23 January 2015
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The Mystery of Fancy Pink Diamonds

23 January 2015, Comments 0

  Pink diamonds are one of the world’s rarest jewels, but no one knows for certain what gives them their pink color. The BBC […]


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