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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GIA
  • July 7, 2017
  • In Tips
  • By Amy Huang

GIA, or the Gemological Institute of America is a nonprofit organization dedicated to research and education in the field of gemology and jewelry manufacturing. GIA’s mission is to protect both buyers and sellers of gemstones by setting and maintaining the standards used to evaluate gemstone quality. The institute carries out its mission through constant research, developing gem identification, diamond grading services and by offering a variety of educational programs and

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EGL vs GIA: The Battle of the Grading Reports
  • July 7, 2017
  • In Tips
  • By Amy Huang

As you start your diamond research, one of the first things you learn is to always look for a grading report. But… which grading report and from which lab? There are hundreds of labs out there, many in different countries and with many different standards. With so many conflicting information out there, we’re here to help clear up some confusion. Before the 1950’s, there was no such thing as a

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TREAT YOURSELF!

Whoever said money can’t buy happiness was wrong…because I’m in love with all things jewelry and luxury. It definitely makes me happy! It isn’t always the cheapest thing you can buy but nothing good should be cheap.  So, you’re looking down at your wrist or staring at yourself in the mirror wondering what else can I do?? I want to look amazing tonight! Why am I still wearing these janky studs

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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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