How Are Diamonds Made? How Are Diamonds Made?
  • September 18, 2019
  • In Diamonds
  • By Amy Huang

Have you ever thought, “How are diamonds made?” If so, we’ve got the answer for you! Diamonds have been en vogue for hundreds of years, but they’ve been in the earth much longer. The first diamonds were formed deep within the earth’s upper mantle about 3 billion years ago (just beneath the Earth’s crust). Four basic ingredients make up the recipe of how diamonds are made: carbon, pressure, heat and

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FIND THE PERFECT ENGAGEMENT RING [QUIZ]

Shopping for your engagement ring is fun, but where do you start? There are so many options to consider! Will she prefer Solitaire or Halo? What if she doesn’t want anything traditional? There are almost unlimited options available when you are browsing for the perfect engagement ring. From ultra-sparkly to simple and elegant, we guarantee that her dream ring is out there. But how do you know where to start?

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FOREVER…
  • July 7, 2017
  • In Q + A
  • By Amy Huang

It’s time for the biggest moment of your life. It’s the moment you’ve been waiting for…the moment that makes your heart race just thinking of the amazing future with this one person. This special person who knows you better than you know yourself and you’re ready. You’re asking this person to be yours forever. We love that moment. That perfect moment where you catch yourself gazing into the eyes of

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HISTORY OF JEWELRY
  • July 7, 2017
  • In Q + A
  • By Amy Huang

Flashback thousands of years ago, people all over the world loved and admired jewelry. It showed status, social + official rank, religious or political affiliation and of course for personal enjoyment. Even during prehistoric times, our ancestors found a way to create many types of custom jewelry made…

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THE INS AND OUTS OF A PAWN LOAN
  • July 7, 2017
  • In Gold
  • By Amy Huang

People have been pawning their valuables for at least the last 2000 years and thanks to reality TV pawn shops have gained their own little spotlight in the public eye. That being said, there are still a lot of misconceptions about what pawning is and how these loans actually work. I own a pawn shop in San Diego called Diamonds Forever and we are a jewelry store but we also

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