Your Questions About Diamonds

Daniel asks…

Anyone out there actually prefer yellow gold for your engagement ring?

I’m sick and tired of this bad quality white gold they sell these days. I’m going to have my diamond re-set in yellow gold to avoid all of that plating which is so annoying!

Anyone actually prefer warmer metals?

answers:

I personally prefer yellow gold

Your Questions About Diamonds

John asks…

how can you tell a real diamond, without paying to have it appraised?

answers:

There are several tests:

1) Diamonds refract light so well that if you hold the flat surface of the diamond against typed print, you shouldn’t be able to see any of the print on the other side of the diamond. Glass or

Your Questions About Diamonds

Robert asks…

What is a good size carat for an engagement ring?

I don’t want something huge, and I don’t want somethin TINY. What is a good size carat for the diamond and gold?

answers:

Anywhere from a half carat to one and a half carats for the stone. The smaller the carats in the gold, the more

Your Questions About Diamonds

Joseph asks…

What can I us to get the water spots off my glass?

Since I got my car there has been these water spots on my mirrors and side glass. I have tried everthing to get it off like white vinigar, bleech, soap and water but nothing helps. Any suggestions? It’s like burned into the glass

answers:

Your Questions About Diamonds

Sharon asks…

what happens when you drop a diamond on the floor?

would it smash????
what would hapen????

answers:

No, it probably wouldn’t smash or break. However, it’s important not to confuse hardness with toughness. Diamonds are very hard, meaning they are resistant to abrasion, but are also brittle, and are subject to fracture under crushing forces.

So while it’s

Your Questions About Diamonds

Chris asks…

How to keep rings looking new?

I just got a sterling silver ring yesterday. I’ve had other sterling silver rings and they dont look as shiny as this one, so how do i keep the new one looking shiny all the time and the old ones too.

answers:

(1) Make sure you don’t scratch it up

Your Questions About Diamonds

Susan asks…

How can I tell a real diamond from a fake one without bringing it to a professional?

answers:

If it looks too perfect, its probably fake. Truly clear, flawless diamonds are very rare. But you can always do the “glass scratch” test. A real diamond will cut glass, but a fake one won’t.

Your Questions About Diamonds

Jenny asks…

How long does it take to make an engagement ring?

I’m looking to get an engagement ring and my girlfriend told me what style she wants. The ring that she wants has a square stone but she wants a round stone. I may be looking to purchase it from the Diamond District in NYC. I’m not sure if they make

Your Questions About Diamonds

George asks…

The side of my diamond chipped and its new!?

I just got a new ring last week (diamond) and the diamond chipped on the side of it inbetween the prongs. I have only worn in a week and have been very careful! what could have done this? does it mean its fake?

answers:

Here’s a number

Your Questions About Diamonds

Mark asks…

Is there anyway you can tell if a diamond is real?

without going to a jeweler, or trying to cut glass.

I’ve come across a few pendants and a paper with there picture saying what the stones are, it says diamond, one is sapphire. .I do plan on taking them to a jeweler but want to check for myself at

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